Sustainable Designers Gear Up to Transform Fashion Industry

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Sustainable Designers Gear Up to Transform Fashion Industry

by Vikas Vij

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Redress seeks to make #fashion #design more eco-friendly http://bit.ly/1RoD5qO via @Justmeans #ecoFashion
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 4:00pm

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A new generation of sustainable fashion designers is gearing up to make the fashion industry more planet-friendly. From presenting waste-reducing collections on catwalks across the world to launching their own sustainable brands, these erstwhile competitors are increasingly willing to collaborate, share knowledge, and become a catalyst for change in the fashion business.

Redress is a non-governmental organization with a mission to reduce waste in the fashion industry. Redress is now providing an international platform to propel these sustainable designers forward with the launch of The EcoChic Design Award Alumni Network. This platform will connect emerging sustainable designers with industry opportunities to support their business growth and impact.

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Vikas is a staff writer for the Sustainable Development news and editorial section on Justmeans. He is an MBA with 20 years of managerial and entrepreneurial experience and global travel. He is the author of "The Power of Money" (Scholars, 2003), a book that presents a revolutionary monetary economic theory on poverty alleviation in the developing world. Vikas is also the official writer for an international social project for developing nations "Decisions for Life" run in collaboration between the ILO, the University of Amsterdam and the Indian Institute of Management.

Keywords: Innovation & Technology | Justmeans | Redress | Responsible Production & Consumption | best practices | sustainable design

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