How sustainable designer Bill McDonough is re-fashioning the fashion industry
The best of live interviews from GreenBiz events. This episode: William McDonough and Katrin Ley of Fashion for Good on how they take sustainability in fashion to the molecular level.
In early 2017, "Fashion for Good" was launched to introduce more "good" into the fashion world: "good materials, good water, good energy, good economy and good lives."
Fashion for Good has created a "platform for innovation," says, co-founder Bill McDonough, through accelerator and scaling programs, which bring together brands, manufacturers, retailers and innovators to address issues of unsustainability in supply chains. By open-sourcing technologies down to the molecule and across-industry, Fashion for Good hopes to "close the loop" and "move this industry towards circularity."
"The industry needs to move," McDonough said. And he’s trying to push it.
Watch a video of the discussion, withe McDonough and Katrin Ley, Fashion for Good's managing director, here.
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