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#NORDICTALKS Sustainable Fashion Days 2020
With the #NordicTalks Sustainable Fashion Days 2020 we aim to raise awareness for sustainable fashion and the environmental and social impact, to connect the sustainable fashion industry in the Nordics and the Netherlands, to support new collaborations and experience exchange, to spark the conversation and to showcase leaders and innovators.
#Nordictalks Sustainable Fashion Days 2020 is organized in collaboration with the Swedish Chamber of Commerce for the Netherlands, Finnish Dutch Chamber of Commerce, Danish Dutch Chamber of Commerce, Norwegian Dutch Chamber of Commerce, Embassy of Sweden in The Hague, Embassy of Denmark in the Netherlands, Royal Norwegian Embassy in The Hague, Embassy of Finland in The Netherlands
We are very pleased to invite all Members of the Nordic Chambers of Commerce and their relations, the Nordic Embassies, Government representatives, sustainable (fashion) networks and others interested in the Nordic – Dutch Sustainable Fashion to take part and participate in the #Nordictalks Sustainable Fashion Days 2020.
3rd WEBINAR 30 September 2020 | 15:00 – 16:30
WE KNOW NOW.| Awareness raising
We don’t know what we don’t know. Is this however something we can still claim
about the secrets of fashion business? We should wear our values – clothes that are
sustainably and ethically made, providing also those who make them a decent living.
Quality over quantity. Fashion can be used as a voice of CHANGE. What do you stand
• Raising transparency, campaigning, social justice, spotlighting solutions and
• The environmental impact of fashion
• Social impact of fashion – Sweatshops #whomademyclothes #payup
• Company values and importance of purpose
• Role of campaigns and advertising – using fashion as a force for good
Jennie Rosén, CEO Swedish Fashion Council
Jennie Rosén is a visionary in her field, she is dedicated to taking the fashion industry into the future. Through collaborations of a cross-disciplinary nature between key individuals, companies and industries with a driving force in design, culture and tech, the focus is to innovate today’s fashion system on a global and regional level. Growing up in an entrepreneurial family and has a broad background in fashion, she successfully mastered to align creative visions and business. Since her appointment Rosén has driven Swedish Fashion Councils national and international activities. Swedish Fashion Council is an independent organization founded in 1979. It is the aim to promote, educate and innovate the Swedish fashion industry to become competitive and sustainable in all areas.
Josephine Lönnquist. Fashion Revolution Denmark
Josephine Lönnquist is the Student Ambassador Manager at Fashion Revolution Denmark. She is responsible for the student teams and to spread awareness among the younger generations. With a great interest for fashion and a big heart for the world, Josephine believes that fashion is not only about looking good but also about doing good. She has previously worked with artisans and ethical fashion in Latin America and to gain further knowledge about how fashion can be a driving force for good she is currently studying a M.Sc. in Global Development at Copenhagen University.
Gisle Mariani Mardal
Gisle Mariani Mardal is head of innovation for Norwegian Fashion and Textile Agenda, an industry cluster for companies, academia and entrepreneurs, supported by Innovation Norway. Mardal has been a driving force in developing the Norwegian fashion industry through public support programs since 2009, and is the former CEO of Norwegian Fashion Institute and former chairman of Nordic Fashion Association.
Evelyn Mora, Founder of Helsinki Fashion Week and Digital Village
Evelyn Mora is the Founder of Helsinki Fashion Week and the internet company DIGITAL VILLAGE, a Metaverse where all Digital Asset, Buying, Selling, Trading, Showing, and Networking are interlinked where she also developed the first global and open Digital Sustainability report and guidelines for sustainable cyberspace. She is a strategist and consultant. Evelyn contributes articles to publications such as Flanders DC, Forbes China, on topics of sustainability, technology, and innovation. She also supplies essays to International universities and her contributions have earned her repute as a “Change-agent” by Vogue Australia, a “Sustainable trailblazer” by WWD, a “Game changer” by Glamour South Africa, “Multi-talented and genius” by Vogue Italy. As a mentor, Evelyn has been an active part of programs like iBEX VTT Technical Research Institute as a member of jury, FlandersDC FashionTech Works as a mentor, and sits on several advisory boards, the most recently joining Panjandrum AI.
Moderator Andrea Orsag
Sustainability and Circular Economy Evangelist. Andrea is a co-founder at MissionC, strategy advisory based in Amsterdam on a mission to accelerate the transition to Circular Economy on a global scale. Consultant with 10+ years of experience combining Risk Management, Strategy and Change Management cross-industry, both for the commercial sector and not-for-profit organisations internationally. Helping organisations bring their ideas to life by refining their sustainability strategies, adjusting business models towards circularity, delivering programs and engaging stakeholders. Andrea also acts as a speaker, guest lecturer, expert moderator and facilitator on topics related to Circular Economy and Sustainability.
More info about the event and the guest speakers will be announced.
An upcoming series of Sustainable Fashion webinars.
Live event & Webinar, 8th October 2020 | Time: 16:30-20:00. Venue: TBA. – BE PART OF IT.
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