Ina Budde, MA Sustainability in Fashion, is co-founder and CEO of circular.fashion. By providing software and services for circular design and closed-loop recycling systems, she and her team support fashion businesses in doing their best to create products and business models fit for a circular economy. Her company offers a Circular Design Software, Workshops and Circular Product Checks to enable fashion brands to construct fully recyclable garments, which can be directed to the most suitable recycler with the help of the circularity.ID and its connected recycling partner network.
Before Ina founded circular.fashion she consulted on circularity in fashion and lectured sustainable design at international universities from Melbourne to Berlin. Her team received the GLOBAL CHANGE AWARD by H&M Foundation, the GERMAN FEDERAL AWARD ECODESIGN 2017, NEXT ECONOMY AWARD 2015, and was selected as a sustainable innovator by the accelerator program FASHION FOR GOOD Plug ’n Play.