Catherine Weetman talks to Anthony Burns, Chief Operating Officer of ACS in Scotland. ACS started out as a formal-wear hire business, and is now an internationally recognised and award-winning circular fashion enterprise with clothes rental offerings for woman, men, children and babies. It is now working with a wide range of fashion brands, acting as their Circular Service Provider.We find out how the business has evolved, its progress towards B- Corp status, and about some of its innovations in packaging and garment cleaning.Anthony explains how he has focused the business on a social responsibility agenda, by becoming an accredited Living Wage provider, being a disability-confident employer, signing the ‘race at work’ charter and being a ‘good neighbour’ in the local community.







Podcast host Catherine Weetman is a circular economy business advisor, workshop facilitator, speaker and writer.  Her award-winning book: A Circular Economy Handbook: How to Build a More Resilient, Competitive and Sustainable Business includes lots of practical examples and tips on getting started.  Catherine founded Rethink Global in 2013, to help businesses use circular, sustainable approaches to build a better business (and a better world).Stay in touch for free insights and updates...




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Links we mention in the episode:



















* https://www.linkedin.com/in/anthony-burns-7a017215/

* https://www.acsclothing.co.uk/

* https://www.linkedin.com/company/acs-clothing-limited/

* https://twitter.com/ACSClothingLtd

* Recommended Guest - Isabella West, Founder and CEO of HireStreet Limited hirestreetuk.

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