Summary: Fashion and beauty businesses are actively participating in Climate Week in New York, with events such as activations, climate salons, and panels. Aesop held a climate salon exploring sustainable cities, while the Green Carpet Fashion Awards hosted a cocktail hour with activists and change makers. The Sustainable Apparel Coalition announced a new strategy to drive industry-wide change and combat climate change. Textile Exchange also revealed the latest version of its Preferred Fiber and…
Where Fashion, Beauty Activate and Advocate at New York Climate Week
Fashion and beauty businesses are making their mark at New York Climate Week with various events and initiatives. Aesop organized a climate salon to explore sustainable cities, while the Green Carpet Fashion Awards brought together activists and change makers. The Sustainable Apparel Coalition unveiled their new strategy to drive industry-wide change and combat climate change. Additionally, Textile Exchange announced the latest version of its Preferred Fiber. These efforts reflect the industry’s commitment to sustainability and creating a positive impact on the environment.
The Sustainable Apparel Coalition’s New Strategy
The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) has introduced a new strategy to move towards industry-wide change. The organization aims to combat climate change, ensure decent work for all, and create a nature-positive future. The SAC’s membership includes over 280 fashion members from various sectors. The organization also manages the Higg Index suite of tools and will be releasing an updated version of its Higg Facility Environmental Module (Higg FEM 4.0) in November. This update will improve data precision, align with environmental protocols, and enhance user experience.
Textile Exchange’s Preferred Fiber Update
Textile Exchange has unveiled the newest version of its Preferred Fiber, aiming to promote sustainability in the textile industry. The Preferred Fiber helps brands and manufacturers make informed choices about sustainable materials. The update includes advancements in data precision, environmental reporting, and audit efficiency. By providing reliable information and tools, Textile Exchange supports the industry’s transition towards more sustainable practices.