Circle Economy accelerates the transition towards a circular economy by providing insights in what a circular future might look like for a company, a region or even worldwide, and by coming up with scenarios for how to get there. This cooperative, of which we’re a member, provides a powerful network, the proper tools, and required experience to turn these scenarios into reality. We always look forward to meeting other members to exchange thoughts.
B Corporation is a community of companies and people that want to redefine success in business. B Corp uses the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. To qualify as a B Corp, a firm must have an explicit social or environmental mission. B Corp is a global movement which is joined by over 1,000 businesses from 33 countries and 60 industries. We are certified by B Corp which means we are part of this community which use business as a force for good.
The DOEN Foundation’s aim is to foster the global transition to a green and inclusive economy where entrepreneurs, both social and sustainable, contribute positively to the planet and its people by demonstrating the benefits of adhering to their core values. To make this transition sustainable, financial profit is a precondition, not an end in itself. Stichting DOEN supports us in our ambition to change the fashion world.
Social Enterprise NL is a Dutch platform that represents, supports and boosts the social enterprise sector in The Netherlands. Social Enterprise NL aspires a society where justice, social connections and sustainability are common. Social Enterprise NL wants to accelerate social innovation by empowering social enterprises. This is done by identicifying them, making them visible, bringing them together, representing them, supporting them and scaling them up. Social Enterprise wants to boost all factions who have a positive contribute in the sector. We are a member of Social Enterprise NL.
Max Havelaar is a Dutch hallmark for Fairtrade products. In accordance with the internationally agreed Fairtrade standards, Max Havelaar licenses use of the Fairtrade Certification Mark on products in the Netherlands. With Max Havelaar on their team, farmers get the benefit of quality control regarding fair prices for the raw materials they produce. Additionally, farmers are taught sustainable farming practices and environmental skills. In other countries Max Havelaar is known as FLO.
MVO Nederland (CSR Netherlands) is the national knowledge center and network organization for corporate social responsibility (CSR). The place to start for any entrepreneurs wishing to make their commercial operations sustainable. With CSR, a business takes responsibility for the impact of its activities on people and the environment. In ‘people and planet’ issues, the company can see opportunities for new products, services or processes that benefit both society and the business.
Fair Wear Foundation is an independent, non-profit organisation that thinks sustainable change is needed in the garment factories. Together with its members, FWF wanst to improve labour conditions for garment workers. We are a member of their Young Designer programme, a programme that guides young brands to make a change in the fashion industry.
We are very proud to be a founding member of the Dutch Circle Economy Foundation, also known as the Stichting Circulaire Economie. In this foundation, we work on implementing and promoting the principles of the circle economy. A circular economy is about the recycling and upcycling of products and resources to make sure no precious materials will be wasted. Instead, waste from factories turns into valuable raw material that can be used to repair, reuse or upgrade products.