Textiles 2030- Media stories about the development of the initiative

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aunched in 2021, Textiles 2030 is an award-winning initiative harnessing the knowledge and expertise of UK leaders in sustainability to accelerate the UK fashion and textiles industry towards a circular economy. The voluntary agreement builds on the learning and success of the Sustainable Clothing Action Plan (SCAP 2020) and aims to engage the majority of UK fashion and textiles organisations in collaborative climate action by changing industry practice based on their climate change obligations. Signatories will collaborate on carbon, water and circular textile targets, and contribute to discussions around policy development for textiles in the UK.

During her time at Manchester Metropolitan University Jane Wood was a member of the Textiles 2030 advisory board, contributing to the early development of the roadmap. Since Joining the University of Manchester Jane has ensured the University is a registered signatory, able to contribute the the ongoing growth and steering of the initiative.


This record cronicles the development of the Textile 2030 initiative.


Period1 Dec 2020 → 6 Apr 2022

Media coverage


Media coverage

Media contributions


Media contributions

  • Title100 businesses sign up to Textiles 2030
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletUK Financial Times
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    DescriptionRiver Island, Oliver Bonas and eBay are some of the latest brands and retailers to sign up to the Textiles 2030 agreement, an initiative which sees firms pledge to reduce carbon and water footprints and accelerate circularity in the UK.
    PersonsJane Wood


TitleWRAP - Textiles 2030
Location, , United Kingdom
Period6 Apr 2020 → 29 Apr 2030

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Advanced materials
  • Henry Royce Institute
  • Manchester Environmental Research Institute
  • Sustainable Consumption Institute
  • Sustainable Futures


  • Roadmap