Innovative systems and business model strategies for carbon footprint reduction in the UK fashion sector - Sustainable Textiles Carbon Focus @ E2expo'
Updated : 2019
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.