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.
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.
The Precautionary Principle is a guiding framework for decision-making that anticipates how our actions will affect the environment and health of future generations. The precautionary principle and its application to environmental hazards and their uncertainties began to emerge as an explicit and coherent concept within environmental science
The Sustainability Consortium: “The Sustainability Consortium brings together retailers, manufacturers, suppliers, governments, NGOs, researchers and consumers to work collaboratively with each other, developing an approach that drives better understanding, standardisation, and informed decision-making.