Sustainability Insight for Emerging Markets
Innovation Forum: Can apparel successfully transition to a circular economy?
Anna Maria Rugarli, Renee Henze, Burak Cakmak and Ian Welsh
Recorded at the recent Innovation Forum sustainable apparel and textiles conference are Anna Maria Rugarli, senior director of sustainability and responsibility EMEA for VF Corp, Renee Henze, global marketing and channel development director for DuPont Biomaterials, and Burak Cakmak, dean of fashion at Parsons.
They debate with Innovation Forum’s Ian Welsh the fundamental building blocks necessary for shifting the apparel sector from linear to circular models. They discuss the challenges to achieving this, the cross-sector collaboration required and the need for thinking of circular solutions from the point of design.
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