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Global Local: Fast fashion

This week's Global Local explores the fundamentals of fast fashion and how local government can combat the challenges of the complex issue.

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Members & Global Local

Defining fast fashion: why it’s a problem for local government and local communities

This briefing explores the fast fashion industry as a whole and the issues it generates for local areas. It sets out the policy levers that local government can use and how they can work directly with their communities to tackle fast fashion. Inside, you’ll find a range of case study examples of community-led initiatives supported…

England & Wales, Global Briefing With case study

Fast fashion: Case studies and resources for local government

Every week, we highlight inspiration and innovation from local government worldwide. In this article, we’re focusing on how local government can help tackle issues surrounding fast fashion pollution. You’ll find best practice from the USA, Australia and France, along with plenty of practical policy and resources.

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Members & Global Local

Local authorities are left picking up the tab for fast fashion

The fast fashion industry has rapidly become a global phenomenon. This briefing explores some of the impact the industry is having on local authorities across the world. It considers actions councils can take to combat this challenge and address pollution in their communities.

Global Briefing With case study
Members & Global Local

Global Local: Local government finance systems

This week's Global Local explores what funding tells us about a democracy’s values, including the impact of well- and poorly-funded systems and the core lessons we can take away from the research.

Daily-news
Members & Global Local

Global Local: The care ecosystem

This week's Global Local explores the care ecosystem and investigates local government's role in creating a well-functioning care ecosystem, which meets the diverse needs of their communities.

Daily-news

Care ecosystem: Case studies and resources for local government

Every week, we highlight inspiration and innovation from local government worldwide. In this article, we’re focusing on how local government can help create and strengthen the care ecosystems in their communities. You’ll find best practice from Wales, England, and the USA, along with plenty of practical policy and resources.

Global Blog-article

What is the health and social care ecosystem?

This article discusses the complexity of health and social care as a system shared almost everywhere. It highlights the importance of supporting informal, local organisations that play an indispensable role in the healthcare ecosystem. Shedding light on the issues facing healthcare and the challenges policymakers face in trying to regulate – is it time for…

Global Blog-article
Members & Global Local

Is it too difficult to reform social care?

This briefing from University of Birmingham researchers explores the difficulties of social care reform which evoke key issues such as the rebalancing of central and local government relations and new fiscal challenges. Using the metaphor of a social care ecosystem, it outlines how this can help us think about reform.

England & Wales, Scotland Briefing