At this stage in the game, there’s no stopping the sharing economy, but organizations and government in the UK and China are working to create a safer, more responsible space that allows consumers, businesses and investors to fully take advantage of its benefits through the rolling out of greater regulation.
Back in 2016, UK trade body Sharing Economy UK (SEUK) launched its TrustSeal — the world’s first kitemark for the sharing economy in an effort to make the industry a safer space for consumers.
A year later home sharing platform Airbnb, ticketing site StubHub, pet-sitting and travel website TrustedHousesitters and car rental company HiyaCar are the first companies to receive SEUK’s sharing economy kitemark.
This is an excerpt from an article first published by Sustainable Brands. Read the original article here: Trending: Europe, China roll out regulations to create safe, responsible sharing economy.