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Sustainability by Design: Rethinking New York Fashion Week

In an effort to make New York Fashion Week more sustainable, the CFDA and Boston Consulting Group (BCG) have released Sustainability by Design: Rethinking New York Fashion Week (NYFW).

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Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA)

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Sustainability by Design: Rethinking New York Fashion Week

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Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA)

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About this resource

The resource includes an Executive Summary and Report on NYFW’s environmental impact alongside a Playbook for Positive Change which provides a range of creatives with guidelines for making sustainable change. The fashion industry contributes hugely to the climate crisis, and this resource offers insight into how NYFW – and other stakeholders – can address their contribution to the problem.

Why we recommend this resource

This resource is a detailed assessment of one of the major stakeholders within the fashion world; NYFW. As well as assessing the event’s environmental impact, it offers useful and practical guidance for creatives to adopt more environmentally-friendly practices and covers all aspects of the event. Importantly, the resource’s information can serve a more global fashion audience, and inspire other fashion stakeholders to follow in the footsteps of a more sustainable NYFW.

Goals met by this resource

Goal 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation.
Goal 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns.
Goal 13: Climate Action
Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts.

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