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Six Steps to Decarbonization: Lessons from the Roadmap to Net Zero
Six Steps to Decarbonization: Lessons from the Roadmap to Net Zero

Six Steps to Decarbonization:
Lessons from the Roadmap to Net Zero

Thursday, 22 June 2023
1:00pm EDT / 10:00am PDT / 6:00pm BST / 7:00pm CEST
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The Apparel Impact Institute released Taking Stock of Progress Against the Roadmap to Net Zero, which updated the Roadmap to Zero from 2021 with better data on apparel sector fiber usage and included examples of supply chain decarbonization. Using data from Higg MSI and Textile Exchange, the Roadmap: Created an apparel industry footprint projecting various scenarios through 2030; found hotspots in that supply chain, and cited emission reduction opportunities; and details brands pursuing its six decarbonization strategies. The lessons covered also apply to other industries.

In this webinar, we'll cover: The Roadmap to Zero Methodology, updates from Taking Stock, and key findings; how Worldly collaborated with partners to develop the annual emissions number; the six levers for decarbonization, tips for getting started; and what other industries can learn from the apparel sector.

What you will learn:

  • The latest on decarbonization modeling
  • Tips on the largest decarbonization levers in your supply chain
  • How to map these decarbonization levers to the primary data and analytics

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Cashion East
Sr. Director of Analytics

Cashion "Cash" East is a sustainability leader and strategist with over 15 years of experience in the environmental industry. He serves as the Director of Analytics for Worldly, where he designs and builds the technical underpinnings for sustainability software solutions for manufacturers, brands, and retailers. Cash leads the data science team responsible for implementing the data and methodology to ensure that companies have robust, accurate, and actionable results. JR Siegel, Worldly, Sr Director of Product Innovation

Michael Sadowski
Executive Director

Michael is the Executive Director of The Circulate Initiative, a non-profit working to reduce ocean plastic and build circular and equitable economies in emerging markets. Michael is also a freelance consultant, and has worked with World Resources Institute to develop guidance for apparel and footwear companies on science-based climate change targets and a roadmap for how the sector can reduce greenhouse gas emissions to meet these targets. He advises the Sustainable Apparel Coalition, the Apparel Impact Institute, the Outdoor Industry Association, and a variety of apparel and footwear companies on topics including climate change and circular economy. Prior to this, Michael led strategy and managed external partnerships for Nike’s Sustainable Business & Innovation team. Before Nike, Michael was a Vice President at SustainAbility, Inc. where he worked with companies across sectors on range of sustainability topics. He played a key role in developing multi-stakeholder collaborations including the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals and the Closed Loop Fund. Michael is a founding Board member of DendriFund (Brown-Forman’s environmental foundation) and Board Chair of The Circulate Initiative, and also served on Rothy’s Sustainability Council.

JR Siegel
Sr. Director of Product Innovation

JR is the Senior Director of Product Innovation at Worldly; the author of Bright Spots, a weekly newsletter focused on positive news from the climate space and how you can be part of the change we need; and a technical advisor to the Tom Ford Plastic Innovation Prize. He lives in Seattle with his wife, three kids, and a very silly dog.