The Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator is a new community within fashion and textile industry that mainly focus their education and business around the paradigm-shift sustainable fashion design. Read more.
It’s a common misconception that the chasing arrows recycling symbol represents reduce, reuse and reduce or the three R’s. It was designed in 1970 by Gary Anderson, 23-year graduate student. The symbols illustrate the closed loop system with each arrow line draw a step in the process; collection, manufacturing and purchasing in a closed loop. Read more..
The Fab@Home Project is an open-source mass-collaboration developing personal fabrication technology for anyone such as 3D printing. Personal fabrication devices make it possible to manufacture custom objects on-demand without expensive and environmental costly shipping around the world. Read more
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, among the Global 100, advisers are Read more..
The Higg index 1.0 is a suite of sustainable assessment tools developed by SAC organization released first time in 2012, and is primarily an indicator based assessment tool for apparel and footwear products. Read more..
Living Principles for design is built around “the collective”; decades of accumulated wisdom, theory and results makes a framework that weaves environmental, social, economic, and cultural sustainability into an actionable, integrated approach that can be consistently communicated to designers, business leaders, educators and the public. Read more..
The natural step is a non-profit organization 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. Read more..