The Copenhagen Fashion Summit, held each year in May, is known as the world's leading business event on sustainability and fashion, but what not everyone knows is that in the lead up to this global forum, there are critical discussions already taking place across town at the Copenhagen School of Design and Technology (KEA) among 112 students from around the globe...Read More
Day 1 of the event saw a series of deep dive panel sessions with experts from the industry and beyond coming together to discuss major challenges and wins around sustainable development.Read More
Since its first edition in 2009, Copenhagen Fashion Summit has established itself as the world’s leading business event on sustainability in fashion. Convening major fashion industry decision makers, the multi-stakeholder event – regularly referred to as the Davos of the fashion industry – has become the nexus for agenda-setting discussions on the most critical environmental, social and ethical issues facing our industry and planet. The sixth edition of Copenhagen Fashion Summit is taking place this 15-16 May 2018 at the Copenhagen Concert Hall.Read More
The Global Fashion Agenda, together with The Boston Consulting Group, have released the 2018 edition of the Pulse of the Fashion Industry report, an annual, in-depth assessment of the fashion industry’s environmental and social performance. The report follows the strong belief that the environmental, social and ethical challenges the industry faces today are not simply a threat, but instead an immense untapped value creation opportunity.Read More
This year Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and Global Fashion Agenda (GFA) released a report that assesses the current state of the global fashion industry in relation to sustainability.
The report, “Pulse of the Fashion Industry ”, exposes the overall health of the fashion industry while presenting various challenges for companies that ultimately threatens industry growth. Looking beyond the standard production and consumption figures, the report assesses how sustainable the industry is based on environmental, social and ethical costs. Read More
In the first Pulse of the Fashion Industry report (May 2017), The Global Fashion Agenda, in collaboration with The Boston Consulting Group, have made an in-depth assessment of the industry’s environmental and social performance. Drawing on the Sustainable Apparel Coalition’s Higg Index and a survey of more than 90 senior managers responsible for sustainability issues and a variety of other sources, it offers the first comprehensive common fact base on the health of the industry – with a “Pulse Score” by type of company, size, region and stage in the value chain.Read More