CRB organized a half-day workshop on Circular Economy in Karnataka's Textile and Apparel sector on 19th February 2020 in Bengaluru, in association with Intellecap and Fashion for Good. The workshop saw participation from spinning mills, brands, start-ups, apparel manufacturers and the state government.
A plenary session on circular apparel was organized at CRB’s annual conference “India and Sustainability Standards 2019”. Speakers from renowned brands, entrepreneurs, and academia had participated. The panel discussed issues ranging from fast fashion, sustainable fabrics, to decent working conditions and productivity management.
A stakeholder consultation was held at IIM Ahmedabad Campus, Gujarat on 22 October 2019 to gather input on circular apparel policy priorities in Ahmedabad, Surat and Vadodara textile and apparel clusters. Representatives from academia, industry, and Gujarat government (Gujarat Cleaner Production Centre, Industries Commissionerate) had participated.