The Fashion Positive Critical Materials List represents high-priority, critical materials needed for circular fashion. This is not a preferred materials list, but a list that identifies materials urgently needed by the fashion industry to enable circularity. These critical fashion materials have been identified as having high potential to positively impact human and ecological health and catalyze systemic change for the industry.
PLUS Members will define their critical material workstreams, and will get a unique opportunity to accelerate change towards positive, circular fashion while sharing verification costs, effort and time with fellow industry leaders.
As we progress, PLUS Members will grow and utilize the Fashion Positive Materials Collection, a library of strategically important Cradle to Cradle Certified™ building block materials for apparel.
Verified circular materials are essential components of a global shift towards a sustainable, circular economy. Join PLUS to pioneer systemic change through the improvement of these critical materials, together.
Annual dues are based on annual revenue of your company. We are currently taking 2017 pledges for PLUS Members. Below you will find the dues breakdown per annual company revenue:
Annual company revenue exceeding $10 billion $50,000 Annual company revenue $1 billion - $10 billion $40,000 Annual company revenue $100 million - $1 billion $20,000 Annual company revenue $20 million - $100 million $15,000 Annual company revenue less than $20 million $7,500
Roles and Reach for Circular Fashion Change Agents December 7, 2016
Who does what in circular fashion? Many great groups are working on circular fashion from multiple angles and at various scales. Let's take some time to map out how these activities connect and support one another. How might material innovators be collaborating with apparel collectors and recyclers? What role do designers play in circular fashion? And what would be the impact of brands, designers and suppliers collaborating to catalyze systems change in the fashion industry by transforming its material inputs?
Accelerating Circular Fashion Materials with Volume Collaboration November 16, 2016
Take a deep dive into Fashion Positive’s Volume Collaboration Methodology and learn how PLUS Members will shape material workstreams. Research and experience show that multiple brands share pre-competitive foundational materials including dyes, chemicals, finishings, trims, base fabrics, yarns and more. The Volume Collaboration Methodology gives PLUS Members an opportunity to accelerate change towards positive fashion while sharing costs, effort and time with fellow industry leaders.
Fashion Positive Priority Materials & the Cradle to Cradle Certified™ProductStandard October 18, 2016
The Fashion industry is poised to show the world there's a better way to make beautiful things. Join the Fashion Positive community on October 18 for a deep dive into the Fashion Positive Priority Materials List. Learn the thinking behind the Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Product Standard process and how certified materials are essential components of a global shift towards a sustainable, circular economy.