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How to Build a Sustainable Fashion Brand: Masterclass 2 of 5 — Designing for Sustainability

 How to Build a Sustainable Fashion Brand: Masterclass 2 of 5 — Designing for Sustainability

In this member-exclusive online learning series, you will learn how to build a better fashion brand across the value chain, from design decisions to buying and manufacturing, and the key metrics for measuring success.

Masterclass 2: Designing for Sustainability, with designer Christopher Raeburn and Mother of Pearl’s Amy Powney, hosted by Sarah Kent.

What exactly is a sustainable business? How do you establish a business model that is responsible to people and the planet and still turns a profit? The second masterclass examines the creative process and how to approach design with these values in mind.

Key questions answered

What materials, design processes and choices can minimise a garment’s environmental impact?
How can design align with doing social good?

Learning Outcomes

Describe the impact of design decisions
Classify elements of the design process that can be changed to improve social and environmental impact

Masterclass 3: Tracking and Traceability

Key questions answered

What should brands be tracking and measuring to enable meaningful change?
Why is traceability so challenging?

Learning Outcomes

Identify ways to track and measure impact
Explain key metrics to monitor

Masterclass 4: Buying Better

Key questions answered

How do you buy responsibly?
What best practices enable the entire supply chain to act responsibly?

Learning Outcomes

Identify collaborative models to drive change
Propose improvements to partner relationships

Masterclass 5: The Case for Culture

Key questions answered

How do companies create a culture that drives responsible business practices?
What should companies be focusing on and why?

Learning Outcomes

Identify factors that enable more inclusive and responsible operations
Establish measurable objectives

Read up on the latest sustainability news and analysis from BoF here.

To prepare for the upcoming webinar:If you don’t already have Zoom installed on your device, make sure to install Zoom for desktop devices now.If you need to connect via a mobile device, you can install the Zoom app ahead of time:

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