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Watch Party: NEWTOK – The Water is Rising

Losing ground to climate change, this Alaskan community resolves to save itself.

Join us for the online screening “Newtok – The Water is Rising” followed by a discussion about the film with other professionals from our network that are passionate about sustainability.

Although not directly linked to fashion, we are keen…

Fashion as a Force for Good

An introduction to BCorp certification for fashion companies
 
What do Veja, Patagonia, Mud Jeans and the Vestiaire Collective have in common? All four of these respected fashion companies are BCorp certified and thereby a part of the global movement to make business a force for good. Developed by the BLab…

Inspiration Trip: Made Sustainably in Italy (9-11 March)

Circular Fashion & Craftsmanship
Join us for a unique opportunity to look behind the scenes of companies that are at the forefront of a Circular fashion industry. During a two-day tour in the famed Prato region, you will visit established and pioneering companies that are marrying Italian craftsmanship with Circular…

Among Sustainability Managers: Setting your Course

How to set the course for your company to engrain social and environmental sustainability

From on-premise recycling policies to developing new standards for decision making, Sustainability (or CSR) Managers have a lot on their plate. They are asked to consistently be at the forefront of evolving social and environmental requirements…

Curated Networking Event: Fashion as a Service

Connecting change-leaders that are remodeling the fashion industry through a service approach.

It is increasingly clear that we need to shift from a take-make-use-discard economy to a circular one. Including in the fashion world. But what does that mean? It means making better use of the valuable resources that go…

Inspiration Trip: Made Sustainably in Italy (9-11 March)

Circular Fashion & Craftsmanship

Join us for a unique opportunity to look behind the scenes of companies that are at the forefront of a Circular fashion industry. During a two-day tour in the famed Prato region, you will visit established and pioneering companies that are marrying Italian craftsmanship with Circular…

Among Sustainability Managers

How to navigate the challenges of today’s fashion retail industry?

From on-premise recycling policies to developing new standards for decision making, Sustainability (or CSR) Managers have a lot on their plate. They have to consistently be at the forefront of evolving social and environmental requirements in the industry, staying ahead…

The Human Side of Sustainability

In our drive to improve our environmental footprint, how can we ensure that we consider the human side of sustainability too?

More than 60 million workers are employed in the garment, textile and footwear industry worldwide. It is no secret that many of these are working in sub-par circumstances. They…

Fashion’s Race to Zero

Which tools and strategies can my fashion company adopt today, in the race to protect our climate?

To safeguard our planet, the pressure is on governments, businesses, and individuals to massively reduce emissions by 2030 and reach net zero by the middle of the century. The fashion industry, through its…

Locally Made?

How to start sourcing more locally and contribute to (re-)building local supply chains.

Wherever in the world we are, most of us love seeing locally made products. Consumers feel they are supporting local craftspeople and retailers proudly highlight the origins in their marketing. Yet, with our globalized supply chains, few…

The Fashion Doughnut

How the fashion industry can think along the lines of the Doughnut model to rethink fashion systems?

“Our economic system is flawed.” “We need to change the system!” In the discourse around sustainability, we increasingly hear these cries. Today’s companies and economies are fuelled by a continuous quest to grow…

Fashion’s Race to Zero

Which tools and strategies can my fashion company adopt today, in the race to protect our climate?

To safeguard our planet, the pressure is on governments, businesses, and individuals to massively reduce emissions by 2030 and reach net zero by the middle of the century. The fashion industry, through its…

Tomorrow’s Fashion Professional

Which skills do I need to succeed in a social, circular and regenerative fashion economy?

It is increasingly clear that shifting to a circular economy requires more than product and technological innovation. To enable circular business models, whereby products live several lives, changing hands and forms throughout, we need to…