PLUS Working Day
May
10
9:00am 9:00am

PLUS Working Day

PLUS Members unite! Timed in to coincide with the Copenhagen Fashion Summit, PLUS Members will gather in Denmark for a circular fashion materials working day. We will launch working groups and collaborate to advance our shared goal of shifting the fashion industry to the circular economy. 

 

This is an invite-only event exclusively for PLUS Members

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Mar
7
9:30am 9:30am

Circular Fashion Learning Day

Mark your calendars: Fashion Positive will host a one-day workshop on Circular Fashion at Parsons School of Design in New York City on March 7, 2017. We hope that you can join us! 

The Fashion Positive Circular Fashion Learning Day is a learning and networking-focused day with lectures, discussion and facilitated group work covering the Cradle to Cradle Certified™ approach to circular fashion with a focus on circular materials and design for circularity. The day is geared toward students and fashion professionals. Lunch is provided.

 

View the program for the Circular Fashion Learning Day here

 

Ticket are $35, RSVP here.

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Dec
7
8:00am 8:00am

Roles and Reach for Circular Fashion Change Agents

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?

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Nov
16
8:00am 8:00am

Accelerating Circular Fashion Materials with Volume Collaboration

Take a deep dive into Fashion Positive’s Volume Pooling 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 Pooling Methodology gives PLUS Members an opportunity to accelerate change towards positive fashion while sharing costs, effort and time with fellow industry leaders.

 
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Oct
18
8:00am 8:00am

Fashion Positive Priority Materials & the Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Standard

 

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™ Standard process and how certified materials are essential components of a global shift towards a sustainable, circular economy.

 
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Jul
12
to Jul 14

Texworld USA- New York City

“Designed with Sustainability in Mind”

Sustainability starts with design. Learn how to integrate sustainability into every aspect of your line from conception, to finished garment, to a second life. An in-depth discussion about closing the loops on fashion, the tools available to navigate the process, and how to communicate sustainability to consumers. Moderated by Jeff Wilson, Director-Business Value Strategy & Development, Textile Exchange.

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Jun
6
to Jun 9

Sustainable Brands Conference San Diego 2016

Join Lewis Perkins, President and Marisa Guber, Community of Practice Manager at the 2016 Sustainable Brands Conference in San Diego June 6-9th 

June 8 8am- Lewis Perkins speaks on Rethinking Reuse to Prevent Landfills from Becoming Laundry Piles

June 8 2pm- Lewis Perkins speaks on The Latest in Sustainable Fashion: Re-thinking Every Aspect of the Value Chain

June 9 2pm- Lewis Perkins & Marisa Guber speaks on How to Build Circular Economy Models, Fast: New Ways to Recruit Change Agents and Partnerships Needed for Scale

Read full program here

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Nov
12
to Nov 13

2015 CRADLE CRADLE PRODUCTS SYMPOSIUM AND INNOVATION CELEBRATION, NOV. 12-13

Join us for our annual Cradle to Cradle Products Symposium and Innovation Celebration, a gathering of leaders from across industries engaging in a "community of practice" around Cradle to Cradle philosophy, sustainable design, and a celebration of innovation toward a Cradle to Cradle world. This year we will also be hosting a pre-symposium day gathering for fashion industry and other enthusiasts of circularity in the apparel industry. 

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Jun
10
2:00pm 2:00pm

TEXTILE EXCHANGE U.S. WEST REGION WORKSHOP RECYCLED/UPCYCLED TEXTILES & CLOSED LOOP SYSTEMS, JUNE 10

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Annie Gullingsrud, Fashion Positive 

2 hour workshop hosted by Textile Exchange at the conclusion of the 5th International Fiber Recycling Symposium at Union Square in San Francisco.  Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute will highlight the concepts and practice of the C2C certification as a full value cycle model for closing the loop in fashion. LEARN MORE

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Jun
10
11:00am11:00am

THE SUMMER INSTITUTE AT FIT, JUNE 10

Lewis Perkins, Senior Vice President, Fashion Positive 
& Scott Mackinlay Hahn, Founder, Loomstate & Fashion Positive Advisor 

An overview of Fashion Positive, the first comprehensive program to help brands, designers, and suppliers continuously improve their sourcing, manufacturing, and waste management practices. Launched by Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute in 2014, Fashion Positive focuses on five categories: material health, material reuse, renewable energy, water stewardship, and social fairness. LEARN MORE

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