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United Nations Department of Public Information on Non-government Organizations Sustainable Fashion

Updated: Mar 16, 2021

Excerpt from event description:

The Department of Public Information (DPI) and the non-governmental organizations (NGO) community teamed up to discuss the subject of sustainable fashion practices on 16 November in a DPI/NGO Briefing entitled, “Fashion and Sustainability: Look Good, Feel Good, Do Good."

The briefing focused on best practices in reducing excessive consumption of natural resources and practices that can provide low-cost fashion, by adopting sustainable production practices throughout the supply chain.

The panel also featured Patrick Duffy, founder of Global Fashion Exchange; Andrea Reyes, Chair of the NYC Fair Trade Coalition; Shivram Punjya, Founder and CEO of benhno; and Aisha Dearwester, Director of Strategy and Partnerships at Nest; who talked about practical ways people can take action and on how to support the advancement of local artisans.

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