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Carbon Focus @ E2expo

Innovative systems and business model strategies for carbon footprint reduction in the UK fashion sector

Updated : 2019

Stakeholders

  • Designers (Textile and fashion designers)
  • Education (Textile and apparel education professionals)
  • EHS professionals
  • Senior or top management
  • Textile industry sustainability professionals

For the fashion industry to have a response commensurate with global environmental challenges, it will require a systems level change and development of a new fashion system based in a sustainability paradigm. A transformation of the fashion industry, addressing its environmental impacts, has been signalled and these approaches and innovations need to be scaled outwards and upwards

The article provides an overview of some of the sustainability initiatives carried out by various companies across the textile industry value chain - from raw material sourcing to retail. Details of the companies and sustainability measures carried out and emerging sustainable measures to reduce the carbon footprint in the textile industry have also been provided. It also explores how the fashion industry can actively explore new definitions of good design and great business model strategies.

Read More: Fashion & Environment - An Overview of Fashion's Environmental Impact & Opportunities For Action

Geography

| United Kingdom

Year

2019

Product Category

  • Fabric
  • Yarn
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