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Forum for the Future, Fashion for Good Examine Potential Futures for Fashion
Forum for the Future, Fashion for Good Examine Potential Futures for Fashion

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - New studies released today at the Copenhagen Fashion Summit dive into potential futures for the fashion industry — Forum for the Future examines four distinct, climate-changed scenarios; while Fashion for Good assesses the viability of three circular business models.

Sustainable Apparel Coalition Launches Tech Venture to Scale Higg Index
Sustainable Apparel Coalition Launches Tech Venture to Scale Higg Index

NEW METRICS - Higg Co. will provide the trusted technology industry needs to be able to implement the Higg Index at scale; while the SAC will continue to focus on driving sustainability measurement and improvements in the apparel, footwear and textile industry.

Timberland, Wrangler, VF Foundation Support Regenerative Ranching Research
Timberland, Wrangler, VF Foundation Support Regenerative Ranching Research

SUPPLY CHAIN - Research aims to demonstrate economic and environmental gains for sustainable ranching practices. The systems-based research project focuses on 12 interrelated topics — including soil carbon and water, greenhouse gas emissions, and livestock wellbeing and resilience.

Biodegradable Seat Covers: Lenzing on the Latest in Circular Auto Parts
Biodegradable Seat Covers: Lenzing on the Latest in Circular Auto Parts

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - Through a partnership with Swiss automaker Rinspeed, textile giant Lenzing is expanding into auto upholstery — and changing what it feels like to sit on wood.

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Sportswear, Outdoor Brands Lead on Transparency; Luxury Is Waking Up
Sportswear, Outdoor Brands Lead on Transparency; Luxury Is Waking Up

MARKETING AND COMMS - On the sixth anniversary of the devastating Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh, which killed over 1,100 garment workers, Fashion Revolution’s most recent Transparency Index indicates slow progress across the industry.

Changing Behavior, One Reused Item at a Time
Changing Behavior, One Reused Item at a Time

BEHAVIOR CHANGE - We are consuming more clothing, using it for nearly half as long and still filling up our Earth with unwanted and unused clothing and textiles. The existing solution we can utilize in our day-to-day lives and business practices is reuse.

The Allbirds Carbon Fund: We’re Changing, So the Climate Doesn’t
The Allbirds Carbon Fund: We’re Changing, So the Climate Doesn’t

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - We have a contract with our customers to continuously improve our products and business. We’ve relentlessly sought out new ways to lessen our environmental impact — and when we can’t find one, we invent it.

‘Round and ‘Round We Finally Go: Why I Believe We’ll Achieve a Circular Economy, Part 1
‘Round and ‘Round We Finally Go: Why I Believe We’ll Achieve a Circular Economy, Part 1

THE NEXT ECONOMY - While a growing number of industries are working to eliminate waste globally, two in particular — which happen to be two of the world’s biggest culprits where waste is concerned — also have me feeling particularly inspired.

Trending: With These Shoes, You Can Now Literally Walk Your Sustainability Talk
Trending: With These Shoes, You Can Now Literally Walk Your Sustainability Talk

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - While SOLExUBB’s ‘world’s most eco-friendly shoe’ has been Kickstart-ed more than 150 times over, Sweden’s Icebug has reached climate-positivity — and is challenging the rest of the footwear industry to follow suit.

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A Tale of a Ballet Flat, Boba Tea and Fast Fashion
A Tale of a Ballet Flat, Boba Tea and Fast Fashion

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - This story is about a lesson learned in the shoe business from an unlikely source: a boba tea drink. At the time, it seemed like an innocuous event in my travels, but I later came to realize it was a profound moment in my career.

Trending: UN, Circular Innovators Continue Mission to Slow Down Fashion
Trending: UN, Circular Innovators Continue Mission to Slow Down Fashion

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - A handful of new initiatives, products and innovations continue the attack on fashion’s wasteful and environmentally and socially destructive practices from a variety of angles.

#WearNext: Make Fashion Circular, NYC Partner to Tackle Clothing Waste
#WearNext: Make Fashion Circular, NYC Partner to Tackle Clothing  Waste

BEHAVIOR CHANGE - As well as being able to drop off clothing at stores and other collection points, New Yorkers will be encouraged to get involved by donating, repairing, reselling or swapping their old clothes to give them a new life.

The Big Climate Issue We Need to Focus on in 2019: Textiles and Circularity
The Big Climate Issue We Need to Focus on in 2019: Textiles and Circularity

WASTE NOT - I want to encourage all of the stakeholders — brands and consumers — to work together to move the needle, as we look to mitigate fashion and textile waste impact over the next two decades.

What Fashion Can Learn from Other Industries Promoting a Circular Economy
What Fashion Can Learn from Other Industries Promoting a Circular Economy

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Sustainability in fashion is growing, but several other industries have been pioneering a push towards a circular economy, as well — and the fashion community may be able to take notes.

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A Q+A with Sustana Group CEO and Chairman Fabian de Armas
A Q+A with Sustana Group CEO and Chairman Fabian de Armas

CORPORATE MEMBER UPDATE - Sustana Group recently released its 2019 sustainability strategy, showcasing the true impact of its environmental stewardship and announcing big steps toward an even smaller ecological footprint. Fabian de Armas, CEO and Chairman of Sustana Group, shares his insights on the company’s strategy and sustainability highlights.

Eastman announces post-PV partnership with C.L.A.S.S. to support 'circular economy'
Eastman announces post-PV partnership with C.L.A.S.S. to support 'circular economy'

PRESS RELEASE - Maker of bio-based Naia™ to participate in global hub focused on smart fashion

UK Gov Proposes Tax, Other Incentives to Help End Throwaway Fashion
UK Gov Proposes Tax, Other Incentives to Help End Throwaway Fashion

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - The Environmental Audit Committee is calling on the UK government to make fashion retailers take responsibility for the waste they create.

Conscious Consumers Flocking to Pinterest for Sustainable Lifestyle Ideas
Conscious Consumers Flocking to Pinterest for Sustainable Lifestyle Ideas

BEHAVIOR CHANGE - Sustainable living is the most searched term around sustainability (+69% since last year), while searches for “sustainable living for beginners” are up 265%.

Sustana Group’s New Sustainability Strategy Highlights Environmental Stewardship, Sets Measurable Goals
Sustana Group’s New Sustainability Strategy Highlights Environmental Stewardship, Sets Measurable Goals

PRESS RELEASE - Company Makes New Commitments to Create a Sustainable, Closed-Loop Fiber Future

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BASF pioneers fashion revolution with Seven Crash and San Fang at New York Fashion Week
BASF pioneers fashion revolution with Seven Crash and San Fang at New York Fashion Week

PRESS RELEASE - Fashion label Seven Crash unveiled its innovative ‘Quantus’ collection of unlimited possibilities with its futuristic urban streetwear outfits at the Autumn/Winter New York Fashion Week 2019.

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