Jeff Denby is the co-Founder of The Renewal Workshop, the leading provider of circular business model solutions to optimize the value of resources invested in apparel. The Renewal Workshop operates facilities in Oregon, USA and Amsterdam, NL where it refurbishes unsellable returns and damaged inventory for its partner brands such as The North Face, H&M, Carhartt, and Mara Hoffman. TRW integrates its operations with its technology for white-labeled recommerce sites offering brands an end-to-end zero-waste revenue-producing circular solution. Previously as the co-Founder of PACT, an award-winning organic apparel basics brand with retail partners such as Whole Foods and Nordstrom, Denby built a brand that differentiated itself by manufacturing its garments in a transparent supply chain, improving the lives of cotton farmers and garment workers. Denby’s passion is to transform the apparel industry by pioneering new circular business models. He holds an MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley and lives in Amsterdam.
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