The Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator is a new community within the fashion and textile industry that mainly focus their education and business around the paradigm-shift sustainable fashion design.
It’s a common misconception that the chasing arrows recycling symbol represent reduce, reuse and reduce or the three Rs. It was designed in 1970 by Gary Anderson, a 23-year graduate student.
The Fab@Home Project is an open-source mass-collaboration developing personal fabrication technology for anyone such as 3D printing. Own fabrication devices make it possible to manufacture custom objects on-demand without expensive and environmental costly shipping around the world.
The global 100 is one of the most well-known sustainability equity index, founded in 2004 by Corporate Knights Capital. The 100 most sustainable corporations in the World (the Global 100) and measured by the German index provider Solactive.
The Higg index 1.0 is a suite of sustainable assessment tools developed by SAC organiSation released first time in 2012 and is primarily an indicator-based assessment tool for apparel and footwear products.
Living Principles for design built around “the collective”; decades of accumulated wisdom, theory and results make a framework that weaves environmental, social, economic, and cultural sustainability into an actionable, integrated approach consistently communicated to designers, business leaders, educators and the public.
THE LIVING PRINCIPLES DIAGRAM
The natural step is a non-profit organisation founded in 1989 by the Swedish scientist Karl-Henrik Robèrt. The Natural Step has developed what they call “Backcasting from Principles” an approach effectively moves society towards sustainability.