As part of Dutch Sustainable Fashion Week, our Founder jumped into bed with two sustainable fashion heavyweights for an intimate discussion on how to improve a dirty industry.

The event drew inspiration from the format used by John Lennon and Yoko Ono, who almost 50 years ago in Amsterdam, held a press conference – in bed – to draw attention to world peace.

Curated by the True Fashion Collective, and made possible by Conscious Hotels and Amsterdam Gemeente West, the event was framed around the topic of transparency in fashion.

Featured speakers were Tony Tonnaer, Founder of denim brand Kings of Indigo and Ciara Shah, Founder of ethical fashion concept Verse.

Read a snippet of the full report below, as featured in Fashion Revolution.

Or, rewatch the livestream recording here…

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Andrea Oliver, International Programme Manager for Solidaridad Network, highlights the urgency of finding new solutions. This opinion piece was originally featured in Daily Coffee News, with a distribution of 30,000 newsletter subscribers. 

More than 10 years ago, I began working in London for a coffee importer focused on producer empowerment. During this time, the company identified the speciality market as a great opportunity to improve producer livelihoods.

Frank Michel, Executive Director of the ZDHC Foundation articulates his support for the recently released CEO Agenda. This article was originally published on Sustainable Brands.

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Earlier this year, the Global Fashion Agenda released the CEO Agenda for the fashion industry.It highlights the “efficient use of chemicals, water and energy” as a core priority for immediate implementation. However, while chemical management is listed high on this agenda, time and again, the importance of this topic is not reflected in key conferences and events.