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WHAT IS CFS+
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CFS Originals are pre-produced segments created by Global Fashion Agenda; they will take you behind the scenes, where you can meet the creative minds shaping our industry. CFS Originals is designed to provide entertainment, engagement, and education for all viewers.

  • What is CFS+
Recap of the livestream from CFS+ Day 1 (12 October) and CFS+ Day 2 (13 October)
CFS+ The Show – Day 1

Amidst the significant challenges and uncertainty imposed by COVID-19, our team has revised the plan to deliver Copenhagen Fashion Summit this year. In its place, we are very excited to launch a new concept, CFS+, a highly engaging and entertaining content platform.

CFS+ The Show – Day 2

Amidst the significant challenges and uncertainty imposed by COVID-19, our team has revised the plan to deliver Copenhagen Fashion Summit this year. In its place, we are very excited to launch a new concept, CFS+, a highly engaging and entertaining content platform.

CFS+ Live are livestreamed sessions following CFS Originals that include panels, workshops, case studies, and roundtables with industry leaders, experts, and thinkers to discuss the challenges confronting the fashion industry and how together we might devise potential solutions.
The Fashion Pact: 1-Year Later | Manny Chirico, Bruno Pavlovsky, Sonia Syngal, Paul Polman, Monita Rajpal

The Fashion Pact 1-year later. The CEO-led coalition representing one-third of the fashion industry worldwide, shares a first update around its three pillars: climate, biodiversity and oceans. Watch the conversation between Manny Chirico – PVH Corp, Bruno Pavlovsky – Chanel, Sonia Syngal – GAP, Paul Polman – IMAGINE, moderated by Monita Rajpal – Citrine Room.

Redesigning Value in the Fashion Industry: Business Models and Power Dynamics | Leslie Johnston, Bala Murugan Palaniyandi, Jocelyn Wilkinson, Sandrine Dixson-Declève, Marina Colerato

Redesigning Value in the Fashion Industry: Business Models and Power Dynamics. Just tweaking business as usual will not solve our industry´s problems. A fundamental shift in the business model and power dynamics is needed. Watch the conversation between Leslie Johnston, Bala Murugan Palaniyandi, Jocelyn Wilkinson, Sandrine Dixson-Declève & Marina Colerato.

#RewiringFashion | Victor Glemaud, Shira Sue Carmi, Julie Gilhart, Imran Amed

The Covid-19 pandemic has underscored that the fashion industry system is broken – with overproduction, excessive discounting and an unsustainable calendar ill-suited to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. How can key players within the system collaborate to re-imagine how the industry can operate within planetary boundaries and be more inclusive and humane? Watch the conversation between Victor Glemaud, Shira Sue Carmi, Julie Gilhart, moderated by Imran Amed.

Fashion on Climate – CEO Session | Joey Zwillinger, Dee Poon, Rakhil Hirdaramani, Karl-Henrik Magnus, Morten Lehmann, Samata Pattinson

Global Fashion Agenda and McKinsey & Company launched the Fashion on Climate report, concluding that if the fashion industry continues on its current path, it will miss the 2030 emissions reduction targets by 50%. The Fashion on Climate report provides the underlying foundation for discussing this topic. Watch the conversation between Joey Zwillinger, Dee Poon, Rakhil Hirdaramani, Karl-Hendrik Magnus, Morten Lehmann & Samata Pattinson.

Redesigning Value: Looking Beyond Shareholder Value | Marissa Pagnani McGowan, Daniel Akinmade Emejulu, Sally Uren, Sakis Kotsantonis

As investors begin shifting sustainability to the centre of their investment approach, the industry must begin looking beyond shareholder value – considered from the lens of investors, companies and broader stakeholder groups. Speakers include Dr. Sally Uren, Sakis Kotsantonis, Marissa Pagnani McGowan & Daniel Akinmade Emejulu.

From Ocean Plastic to Tracksuit — Designer Challenge Panel | Jide Osifeso, Cyrill Gutsch, Christina Iskov

CFS+ Breakout Panel | Designer Challenge | The future is not built with fossil fuel, but with biotech. What is the future of plastic, leather and fur? Join the conversation with Jide Osifeso, Cyrill Gutsch and Christina Iskov about responsibility and problems with fashion related to the ocean.

Moving Beyond Compliance Towards Leading Practices | Miran Ali + Gustaf Asp

CFS+ Breakout Panel | Moving Beyond Compliance Towards Leading Practices. Accelerate the shift to sustainable change with collaboration and transparency. Watch the conversation about how to accelerate sustainable change in the supply chain through long-term partnerships – 20 years of experiences from H&M Group and supplier partner Tarasima Apparels with Miran Ali and Gustaf Asp.

How to Create an Impact-Free Collection | Nicolaj Reffstrup + Stine Kirstein Junge

The Journey of Creating an Impact-Free Collection. Watch the conversation about how Ganni and the United Nations Development Programme collaborated to accelerate supply chain transparency and better fabric choices to create an impact-free collection with Nicolaj Reffstrup and Stine Kirstein Junge.

Circularity at Scale (Sustainable Fashion Without Compromise) | Ruth Farrell, Simone Pedrazzini

What is the impact to circularity and climate change? And what is the apparel’s main contributor to this? Watch the conversation with Ruth Farrell & Simone Pedrazzini and their vision to sustainable fashion that should be available for all.

Regenerative Materials for Fashion | Katrina Ole-MoiYoi + Chantsallkham Jamsranjav

The Importance of Regenerative Materials for Fashion | Why should we focus on raw materials? Listen to the conversation on how regenerative agriculture positively impacts the ecosystems, communities and businesses with Katrina Ole-MoiYoi and Chantsallkham Jamsranjav.

How Fashion Can Be an Agent for Positive Social Change | James Bartle, Kevin Bales, Baroness Lola Young of Hornsey

Is it possible to use fashion as an agent to change the social outcome of people’s lives? This conversation explores the fashion industry’s potential to transform the lives of the world’s most vulnerable people and the communities in which they live. Speakers include James Bartle, Kevin Bales and Baroness Lola Young of Hornsey.

Standardising Sustainability: How Zalando is Collaborating for Impact | Amina Razvi, Kate Heiny

CFS+ Breakout Panel | Standardising Sustainability: How one e-retailer is collaborating for impact | Watch the conversation about standardising sustainability and collaborating across the industry for impact and how Zalando is influencing the industry to up the game, using standardised impact measurement tools with Amina Razvi and Kate Heiny.

How to Create a 100% 3D Printed Sneaker? | Heron Preston, Daniel Bailey, Cornelius Schmitt, Christina Iskov

This Case Study explores how Creative Director Heron Preston reimagines the process of developing sustainable footwear through 3D printing. Watch the conversation between Heron Preston, Daniel Bailey, Cornelius Schmitt & Christina Iskov.

From the Ground Up: Building a Roadmap to Net Positive | Christopher Raeburn, Divya Aidoud, Jim Kleinschmit

How a cross-functional, cross-industry collaboration led Timberland to their vision for net-positive products by 2030. Watch the conversation between Christopher Raeburn, Divya Aidoud & Jim Kleinschmit.

Earth Logic–Grow out of Growth & Consumer-Facing Transparency | Kate Fletcher & Mathilda Tham

A game-changing conversation about shifting to a smaller fashion sector. Watch the discussion between Kate Fletcher, Giorgos Kallis, Safia Minney, MBE, Daniel Penny & Mathilda Tham.

The Future of Consumer-Facing Transparency | Jason Kibbey, Pascal Brun, Samantha Sims

Experience the commitment of brands and retailers to consumer transparency and get an exclusive preview of what is soon to become standard with Jason Kibbey, Samantha Sims, and Pascal Brun.

The COVID-19 Garment Industry Call-to-Action | Michael Levine, Christina Hajagos-Clausen, Tara Rangarajan

How the Garment Industry Call-to-Action can contribute to a more resilient industry. Watch the conversation between. Michael Levine, Christina Hajagos-Clausen & Tara Rangarajan.

Implications of COVID-19 on Digitalisation, Sustainability & Future Work | Deepika Rana, Harsh Saini, Susan Hayter

Exploring how the global pandemic has accelerated the shift towards digitalisation, changed the future of work and how it is impacting sustainability outcomes. Watch the conversation between Harsh Saini, Deepika Rana and Susan Hayter.

Designer Challenge: Enabling Circular Systems | Priya Ahluwalia, Michael Colarossi, Travis Peoples

Dive into how Creative Director Priya Ahluwalia solved her challenge of enabling circular systems together with Avery Dennison. Watch the conversation between Priya Ahluwalia, Michael Colarossi & Travis Peoples.

CFS+ Designer Challenge – Trailer | Priya Ahluwalia, Jide Osifeso, Heron Preston

Linked to Copenhagen Fashion Summit’s Design Studio, we’ve been a fly on the wall following three exceptional Creative Directors and their sustainable design processes from original idea to final product: matching style and ingenuity with supercharged tech solutions. Fashion is about desire, emotions and beautiful products – that doesn’t mean it can’t also be about sustainability.

Samata Pattinson + Omoyemi Akerele Trailer 1

Two of our time’s trailblazing female leaders Samata Pattinson, CEO of Red Carpet Green Dress, and Omoyemi Akerele, Founder and Executive Director of Lagos Fashion Week and Founder of Style House Files, meet to discuss fashion’s influence on lifting the African continent, social justice and privilege, policy, and the broader definition of value. Together, they highlight provocative questions that lead to powerful answers and a call to action for change. This progressive and personal discussion takes place in the intimate setting of The Conduit in London, a space for people passionate about a positive impact.

Samata Pattinson + Omoyemi Akerele Trailer 2

Two of our time’s trailblazing female leaders Samata Pattinson, CEO of Red Carpet Green Dress, and Omoyemi Akerele, Founder and Executive Director of Lagos Fashion Week and Founder of Style House Files, meet to discuss fashion’s influence on lifting the African continent, social justice and privilege, policy, and the broader definition of value. Together, they highlight provocative questions that lead to powerful answers and a call to action for change. This progressive and personal discussion takes place in the intimate setting of The Conduit in London, a space for people passionate about positive impact.

Helena Helmersson + Johan Röckstrom Trailer 1

High volume fashion and planetary boundaries collide in an important conversation, framed by the theme Redesigning Value, from two different stakeholder positions; Helena Helmersson, CEO of H&M Group, meets Professor Johan Rockström, Director of Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research. This intimate and in-depth discussion in a private setting in the Swedish forest.

Helena Helmersson + Johan Röckstrom Trailer 2

High volume fashion and planetary boundaries collide in an important conversation, framed by the theme Redesigning Value, from two different stakeholder positions; Helena Helmersson, CEO of H&M Group, meets Professor Johan Rockström, Director of Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research. This intimate and in-depth discussion in a private setting in the Swedish forest.

Helena Helmersson + Johan Röckstrom Trailer 3

High volume fashion and planetary boundaries collide in an important conversation, framed by the theme Redesigning Value, from two different stakeholder positions; Helena Helmersson, CEO of H&M Group, meets Professor Johan Rockström, Director of Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research. This intimate and in-depth discussion in a private setting in the Swedish forest.

As sustainability priorities for the fashion industry emerge to wider audiences, it’s easy to get lost in the terms. Committed to making the conversation as accessible as possible, the Global Fashion Agenda Explains format breaks down important concepts, providing an injection of clarity and guidance to these essential points of action.
Biodiversity | Global Fashion Agenda Explains
Equal Partnerships | Global Fashion Agenda Explains
Recycling | Global Fashion Agenda Explains
Redesigning value | Global Fashion Agenda Explains
With a vision to combine contrasting points of view, Global Fashion Agenda presents the 1:1 Impact Conversations format, which brings two distinct voices together in conversation on Redesigning Value. Socially distanced but produced in person, two carefully selected impactful leaders meet for a deep, direct and thoughtful conversation about the most pressing topics facing the fashion industry, people and our planet.
Samata Pattinson + Omoyemi Akerele Trailer 1

Two of our time’s trailblazing female leaders Samata Pattinson, CEO of Red Carpet Green Dress, and Omoyemi Akerele, Founder and Executive Director of Lagos Fashion Week and Founder of Style House Files, meet to discuss fashion’s influence on lifting the African continent, social justice and privilege, policy, and the broader definition of value. Together, they highlight provocative questions that lead to powerful answers and a call to action for change. This progressive and personal discussion takes place in the intimate setting of The Conduit in London, a space for people passionate about a positive impact.

Samata Pattinson + Omoyemi Akerele Trailer 2

Two of our time’s trailblazing female leaders Samata Pattinson, CEO of Red Carpet Green Dress, and Omoyemi Akerele, Founder and Executive Director of Lagos Fashion Week and Founder of Style House Files, meet to discuss fashion’s influence on lifting the African continent, social justice and privilege, policy, and the broader definition of value. Together, they highlight provocative questions that lead to powerful answers and a call to action for change. This progressive and personal discussion takes place in the intimate setting of The Conduit in London, a space for people passionate about positive impact.

Samata Pattinson + Omoyemi Akerele Highlights
Samata Pattinson + Omoyemi Akerele Full Conversation

Two of our time’s trailblazing female leaders Samata Pattinson, CEO of Red Carpet Green Dress, and Omoyemi Akerele, Founder and Executive Director of Lagos Fashion Week and Founder of Style House Files, meet to discuss fashion’s influence on lifting the African continent, social justice and privilege, policy, and the broader definition of value. Together, they highlight provocative questions that lead to powerful answers and a call to action for change. This progressive and personal discussion takes place in the intimate setting of The Conduit in London, a space for people passionate about positive impact.

Helena Helmersson + Johan Röckstrom Trailer 1

High volume fashion and planetary boundaries collide in an important conversation, framed by the theme Redesigning Value, from two different stakeholder positions; Helena Helmersson, CEO of H&M Group, meets Professor Johan Rockström, Director of Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research. This intimate and in-depth discussion in a private setting in the Swedish forest.

Helena Helmersson + Johan Röckstrom Trailer 2

High volume fashion and planetary boundaries collide in an important conversation, framed by the theme Redesigning Value, from two different stakeholder positions; Helena Helmersson, CEO of H&M Group, meets Professor Johan Rockström, Director of Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research. This intimate and in-depth discussion in a private setting in the Swedish forest.

Helena Helmersson + Johan Röckstrom Trailer 3

High volume fashion and planetary boundaries collide in an important conversation, framed by the theme Redesigning Value, from two different stakeholder positions; Helena Helmersson, CEO of H&M Group, meets Professor Johan Rockström, Director of Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research. This intimate and in-depth discussion in a private setting in the Swedish forest.

Helena Helmersson + Johan Röckstrom Highlights

High volume fashion and planetary boundaries collide in an important conversation, framed by the theme Redesigning Value, from two different stakeholder positions; Helena Helmersson, CEO of H&M Group, meets Professor Johan Rockström, Director of Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research. This intimate and in-depth discussion in a private setting in the Swedish forest.

Helena Helmersson + Johan Röckstrom Full Conversation

High volume fashion and planetary boundaries collide in an important conversation, framed by the theme Redesigning Value, from two different stakeholder positions; Helena Helmersson, CEO of H&M Group, meets Professor Johan Rockström, Director of Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research. This intimate and in-depth discussion in a private setting in the Swedish forest.

Even if meeting face-to-face isn’t a physical possibility for everyone this year, conversation still is. In this series, Eva Kruse, Global Fashion Agenda’s CEO and founder, makes the private conversations with GFA’s network public. It’s a space for intimate dialogue, produced in Copenhagen Fashion Summit’s annual (but this time empty!) venue, Copenhagen Concert Hall.
HRH Crown Princess Mary of Denmark + Eva Kruse Highlights

As Global Fashion Agenda’s patron, Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, joins Eva Kruse for a personal chat on shaping the global sustainability agenda. Reflecting on the year that has been so far, they explore industry transformation and collaboration, insisting that the only future for the fashion industry is a sustainable one.

HRH Crown Princess Mary of Denmark + Eva Kruse full interview

As Global Fashion Agenda’s patron, Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, joins Eva Kruse for a personal chat on shaping the global sustainability agenda. Reflecting on the year that has been so far, they explore industry transformation and collaboration, insisting that the only future for the fashion industry is a sustainable one.

Marco Bizzarri (Gucci) + Eva Kruse Highlights
Marco Bizzarri (Gucci) + Eva Kruse Full Interview
Bill Foudy (Target) + Eva Kruse Highlights

Bill Foudy leads sourcing and development for Target’s Owned Brands with a focus on delivering responsibly sourced products of high quality and value. Eva Kruse will meet the Target SVP and President (Owned Brand Sourcing and Development) for an in-depth conversation about steering through the COVID-19 crisis and how to keep innovating and delivering ‘value’ for workers and customers through challenging times.

Bill Foudy (Target) + Eva Kruse Full Interview

Bill Foudy leads sourcing and development for Target’s Owned Brands with a focus on delivering responsibly sourced products of high quality and value. Eva Kruse will meet the Target SVP and President (Owned Brand Sourcing and Development) for an in-depth conversation about steering through the COVID-19 crisis and how to keep innovating and delivering ‘value’ for workers and customers through challenging times.

Delman Lee (TAL Group) + Eva Kruse Highlights

As one of the strongest voices on the need for equal partnerships in the value chain, Delman Lee, President and CTO of TAL Apparel joins Eva Kruse for a conversation on what needs to change in the relationship between buyers and manufacturers to accelerate sustainability. This discussion will also go deeper into understanding how to forge better and more mutually rewarding partnerships.

Delman Lee (TAL Group) + Eva Kruse Full Interview

As one of the strongest voices on the need for equal partnerships in the value chain, Delman Lee, President and CTO of TAL Apparel joins Eva Kruse for a conversation on what needs to change in the relationship between buyers and manufacturers to accelerate sustainability. This discussion will also go deeper into understanding how to forge better and more mutually rewarding partnerships.

Kate Fletcher + Eva Kruse Highlights
Kate Fletcher + Eva Kruse Full Interview

“Why can’t fashion respect its non-negotiable planetary boundaries?” Eva speaks with Professor Kate Fletcher from the Centre for Sustainable Fashion at University of the Arts London to dig deeper into Earth Logic: her approach to fashion + sustainability – which is a real strategy for Redesigning Value that firmly places planet and people first.

Mostafiz Uddin + Eva Kruse Highlights

Mostafiz Uddin, Managing Director of Denim Expert Ltd. and Founder and CEO of Bangladesh Apparel Exchange (BAE) will be representing the voice, culture and experience of millions of garment makers and factory owners during the pandemic. Mostafiz Uddin is meeting Eva Kruse in this essential discussion about equal partnerships and how to build mutually beneficial relationships.

Mostafiz Uddin + Eva Kruse Full Interview

Mostafiz Uddin, Managing Director of Denim Expert Ltd. and Founder and CEO of Bangladesh Apparel Exchange (BAE) will be representing the voice, culture and experience of millions of garment makers and factory owners during the pandemic. Mostafiz Uddin is meeting Eva Kruse in this essential discussion about equal partnerships and how to build mutually beneficial relationships.

An echo chamber is a space in which everyone agrees – and when it comes to fashion and sustainability, that’s not an environment that drives urgent action. To challenge our thinking and create a balance between corporate and non-corporate perspectives at CFS+, we’ve also invited a select group of fashion’s independent voices to share their viewpoints on Redesigning Value.
The Personal View Of Fashion’s Non-Corporate Voices | Clare Farrell

Clare Farrell is a full-time Activist and Campaigner based in London and one of the Founders of Extinction Rebellion. Leadership, honesty and ancestry of planet Earth are all featured topics here, while a devotion to personal liberty drives this Real Talk through power imbalance and climate collapse.

Clare Farrell,
The Personal View of Fashion’s Non-Corporate Voices | Korina Emmerich

As an Artist, Designer and Founder of NY-based fashion brand EMME, Korina Emmerich’s colourful work is known to reflect her Indigenous heritage stemming from The Coast Salish Territory, Puyallup tribe. This Real Talk gets to the heart of her values; arguing that ethics must be the forefront of our business, not just marketing and profitability.

The Personal View Of Fashion’s Non-Corporate Voices | Mriga Kapadiya

Together with her Co-Founder Amrit Kumar, Mriga Kapadiya is the Co-Founder, Creative Director and CEO of NORBLACK NORWHITE, a women-led, creative house and fashion label based in India. Systematic transformation drives Mriga Kapadiya’s Real Talk message, which celebrates the grey space of culture through style by shifting corporate success to a holistic approach.

The Personal View Of Fashion’s Non-Corporate Voices | Nasreen Sheikh

Born in Nepal with no knowledge of her birthday or age, Nasreen Sheikh shares her story at CFS+. After surviving years of child slave labour in the garment industry, Nasreen Sheikh is now an Advocate for Women’s Empowerment and the Founder of Local Women’s Handicrafts in Nepal. She turns trauma into power with this Real Talk.

Nasreen Sheikh,
Linked to Copenhagen Fashion Summit’s Design Studio, we’ve been a fly on the wall following three exceptional Creative Directors and their sustainable design processes from original idea to final product: matching style and ingenuity with supercharged tech solutions. Fashion is about desire, emotions and beautiful products – that doesn’t mean it can’t also be about sustainability.
How to Produce with Responsible Fibers? | Jide Osifeso (HYMNE)

Jide Osifeso combines his commitment to mitigating ocean plastic with the vision of his contemporary menswear brand, HYMNE, which is grounded in his interest in the study of clothing’s functional and artistic utility. Through his creative practice, Jide Osifeso demonstrates how fashion can Redesign Value through clothing. Linked to Copenhagen Fashion Summit’s Design Studio, we’ve been a fly on the wall following three exceptional Creative Directors and their sustainable design processes from original idea to final product: matching style and ingenuity with supercharged tech solutions. Fashion is about desire, emotions and beautiful products – that doesn’t mean it can’t also be about sustainability.

From Ocean Plastic to Tracksuit — Designer Challenge Panel | Jide Osifeso, Cyrill Gutsch, Christina Iskov

CFS+ Breakout Panel | Designer Challenge | The future is not built with fossil fuel, but with biotech. What is the future of plastic, leather and fur? Join the conversation with Jide Osifeso, Cyrill Gutsch and Christina Iskov about responsibility and problems with fashion related to the ocean.

How to Create a 100% 3D Printed Sneaker? | Heron Preston (HERON PRESTON)

In this segment, Heron Preston, Creative Director and Founder of HERON PRESTON reimagines the process of developing sustainable footwear. Watch his sport- and workwear-inspired vision for fashion combined with an inventive approach to production that’s new to both the industry and his own design practice. Linked to Copenhagen Fashion Summit’s Design Studio, we’ve been a fly on the wall following three exceptional Creative Directors and their sustainable design processes from original idea to final product: matching style and ingenuity with supercharged tech solutions. Fashion is about desire, emotions and beautiful products – that doesn’t mean it can’t also be about sustainability.

How to Create a 100% 3D Printed Sneaker? | Heron Preston, Daniel Bailey, Cornelius Schmitt, Christina Iskov

This Case Study explores how Creative Director Heron Preston reimagines the process of developing sustainable footwear through 3D printing. Watch the conversation between Heron Preston, Daniel Bailey, Cornelius Schmitt & Christina Iskov.

How to Enable Circular Systems? | Priya Ahluwalia (Ahluwalia)

As her namesake brand Ahluwalia, which is known for exploring vintage and deadstock clothing, Priya Ahluwalia’s understanding of the industry’s circularity challenge drives this segment. Watch her incorporate stunning design elements from her dual Indian-Nigerian heritage and London roots with ground-breaking new labelling tech. Linked to Copenhagen Fashion Summit’s Design Studio, we’ve been a fly on the wall following three exceptional Creative Directors and their sustainable design processes from original idea to final product: matching style and ingenuity with supercharged tech solutions. Fashion is about desire, emotions and beautiful products – that doesn’t mean it can’t also be about sustainability.

Designer Challenge: Enabling Circular Systems | Priya Ahluwalia, Michael Colarossi, Travis Peoples

Dive into how Creative Director Priya Ahluwalia solved her challenge of enabling circular systems together with Avery Dennison. Watch the conversation between Priya Ahluwalia, Michael Colarossi & Travis Peoples.

CFS+ Designer Challenge – Trailer | Priya Ahluwalia, Jide Osifeso, Heron Preston

Linked to Copenhagen Fashion Summit’s Design Studio, we’ve been a fly on the wall following three exceptional Creative Directors and their sustainable design processes from original idea to final product: matching style and ingenuity with supercharged tech solutions. Fashion is about desire, emotions and beautiful products – that doesn’t mean it can’t also be about sustainability.

Under the headline theme of Redesigning Value, we’ve invited a varied community of global fashion leaders to share their insight, experience and pioneering perspective. All 62 carefully selected voices from around the world are given the same set of questions for thoughtful responses.
Why Are You Passionate About Fashion? | Clare Press + Dr. Precious Moloi Motsepe…

Why are you passionate about fashion? The overarching theme for CFS+ is Redesigning Value. We have invited Global Fashion Leaders with a varied collection of thoughts and viewpoints to explore this theme according to their role, experience and leadership perspective. All of the 62 carefully selected Global Fashion Leaders are given the same set of questions and have filmed their answers.

Redesigning Value | Daniella Vega + Jane Wang…

‘Redesigning Value’, What Is The First Word That Comes To Mind? The overarching theme for CFS+ is Redesigning Value. We have invited Global Fashion Leaders with a varied collection of thoughts and viewpoints to explore this theme according to their role, experience and leadership perspective. All of the 62 carefully selected Global Fashion Leaders are given the same set of questions and have filmed their answers.

How to Define Value in Fashion – Part 1 | Cara Smyth + Jason Kibbey…

What is your definition of ‘value’? The overarching theme for CFS+ is Redesigning Value. We have invited Global Fashion Leaders with a varied collection of thoughts and viewpoints to explore this theme according to their role, experience and leadership perspective. All of the 62 carefully selected Global Fashion Leaders are given the same set of questions and have filmed their answers.

How to Define Value in Fashion – Part 2 | Dr. Precious Moloi Motsepe

What is your definition of ‘value’? The overarching theme for CFS+ is Redesigning Value. We have invited Global Fashion Leaders with a varied collection of thoughts and viewpoints to explore this theme according to their role, experience and leadership perspective. All of the 62 carefully selected Global Fashion Leaders are given the same set of questions and have filmed their answers.

What Needs to Change in the Fashion System? – Part 1 | Cecilie Thorsmark…

What needs to change in the fashion system? The overarching theme for CFS+ is Redesigning Value. We have invited Global Fashion Leaders with a varied collection of thoughts and viewpoints to explore this theme according to their role, experience and leadership perspective. All of the 62 carefully selected Global Fashion Leaders are given the same set of questions and have filmed their answers.

What Needs to Change in the Fashion System? Pt.2 | Orsola de Castro…

What needs to change in the fashion system? The overarching theme for CFS+ is Redesigning Value. We have invited Global Fashion Leaders with a varied collection of thoughts and viewpoints to explore this theme according to their role, experience and leadership perspective. All of the 62 carefully selected Global Fashion Leaders are given the same set of questions and have filmed their answers.

Prosperity Without Growth? – Part 1 | Amber Valletta + Alice Bah Kuhnke…

Is it possible to talk about prosperity without talking about growth? The overarching theme for CFS+ is Redesigning Value. We have invited Global Fashion Leaders with a varied collection of thoughts and viewpoints to explore this theme according to their role, experience and leadership perspective. All of the 62 carefully selected Global Fashion Leaders are given the same set of questions and have filmed their answers.

Prosperity Without Growth Part 2 | Deepika Rana + Anita Dongre…

Is it possible to talk about prosperity without talking about growth? The overarching theme for CFS+ is Redesigning Value. We have invited Global Fashion Leaders with a varied collection of thoughts and viewpoints to explore this theme according to their role, experience and leadership perspective. All of the 62 carefully selected Global Fashion Leaders are given the same set of questions and have filmed their answers.

Mindful Fashion and People – Part 1 | Tasha Liu + Leslie Johnston…

How can fashion be more mindful about the people who make our clothes? The overarching theme for CFS+ is Redesigning Value. We have invited Global Fashion Leaders with a varied collection of thoughts and viewpoints to explore this theme according to their role, experience and leadership perspective. All of the 62 carefully selected Global Fashion Leaders are given the same set of questions and have filmed their answers.

Mindful Fashion and People – Part 2 | Julie Gilhart + Frank Zambrelli…

How can fashion be more mindful about the people who make our clothes? The overarching theme for CFS+ is Redesigning Value. We have invited Global Fashion Leaders with a varied collection of thoughts and viewpoints to explore this theme according to their role, experience and leadership perspective. All of the 62 carefully selected Global Fashion Leaders are given the same set of questions and have filmed their answers.

Post-COVID-19 Worries – Part 1 | Achim Berg + Gabriela Hearst…

Post-COVID-19, what are you worried about? The overarching theme for CFS+ is Redesigning Value. We have invited Global Fashion Leaders with a varied collection of thoughts and viewpoints to explore this theme according to their role, experience and leadership perspective. All of the 62 carefully selected Global Fashion Leaders are given the same set of questions and have filmed their answers.

Post-COVID-19 Worries – Part 2 | Han Dongfang + Bandana Tewari…

Post-COVID-19, what are you worried about? The overarching theme for CFS+ is Redesigning Value. We have invited Global Fashion Leaders with a varied collection of thoughts and viewpoints to explore this theme according to their role, experience and leadership perspective. All of the 62 carefully selected Global Fashion Leaders are given the same set of questions and have filmed their answers.

Post-COVID-19 Excitement – Part 1 | Julie Gilhart + Christian Smith…

Post-COVID-19, what are you excited about? The overarching theme for CFS+ is Redesigning Value. We have invited Global Fashion Leaders with a varied collection of thoughts and viewpoints to explore this theme according to their role, experience and leadership perspective. All of the 62 carefully selected Global Fashion Leaders are given the same set of questions and have filmed their answers.

Post-COVID-19 Excitement – Part 2 | Giusy Bettoni + Orsola de Castro…

Post-COVID-19, what are you excited about? The overarching theme for CFS+ is Redesigning Value. We have invited Global Fashion Leaders with a varied collection of thoughts and viewpoints to explore this theme according to their role, experience and leadership perspective. All of the 62 carefully selected Global Fashion Leaders are given the same set of questions and have filmed their answers.

Is Sustainability Urgent Enough in Fashion? Part 1 | Anita Dongre + Dee Poon…

Is sustainability urgent enough in fashion? The overarching theme for CFS+ is Redesigning Value. We have invited Global Fashion Leaders with a varied collection of thoughts and viewpoints to explore this theme according to their role, experience and leadership perspective. All of the 62 carefully selected Global Fashion Leaders are given the same set of questions and have filmed their answers.

Is Sustainability Urgent Enough in Fashion? Part 2 | Dio Kurazawa + Greg Lauren…

Is sustainability urgent enough in fashion? The overarching theme for CFS+ is Redesigning Value. We have invited Global Fashion Leaders with a varied collection of thoughts and viewpoints to explore this theme according to their role, experience and leadership perspective. All of the 62 carefully selected Global Fashion Leaders are given the same set of questions and have filmed their answers.

Is Sustainability Urgent Enough in Fashion? Part 3 | Amina Razvi + Ruth Farrell…

Is sustainability urgent enough in fashion? The overarching theme for CFS+ is Redesigning Value. We have invited Global Fashion Leaders with a varied collection of thoughts and viewpoints to explore this theme according to their role, experience and leadership perspective. All of the 62 carefully selected Global Fashion Leaders are given the same set of questions and have filmed their answers.

Is Sustainability Urgent Enough in Fashion? Part 4 | Dr. Precious Moloi Motsepe…

Is sustainability urgent enough in fashion? The overarching theme for CFS+ is Redesigning Value. We have invited Global Fashion Leaders with a varied collection of thoughts and viewpoints to explore this theme according to their role, experience and leadership perspective. All of the 62 carefully selected Global Fashion Leaders are given the same set of questions and have filmed their answers.

Biodiversity Crisis in Fashion | Ashis Mondal + Amber Valletta…

How can we make fashion’s biodiversity crisis more tangible? The overarching theme for CFS+ is Redesigning Value. We have invited Global Fashion Leaders with a varied collection of thoughts and viewpoints to explore this theme according to their role, experience and leadership perspective. All of the 62 carefully selected Global Fashion Leaders are given the same set of questions and have filmed their answers.

Mindful Fashion and Natural Resources | Danniella Vega + Frank Zambrelli…

How can fashion be more mindful about our natural resources? The overarching theme for CFS+ is Redesigning Value. We have invited Global Fashion Leaders with a varied collection of thoughts and viewpoints to explore this theme according to their role, experience and leadership perspective. All of the 62 carefully selected Global Fashion Leaders are given the same set of questions and have filmed their answers.

How Far Can Circularity Take Fashion? Part 1 | Amber Valletta + Jason Kibbey…

How far can circularity take fashion? The overarching theme for CFS+ is Redesigning Value. We have invited Global Fashion Leaders with a varied collection of thoughts and viewpoints to explore this theme according to their role, experience and leadership perspective. All of the 62 carefully selected Global Fashion Leaders are given the same set of questions and have filmed their answers.

How Far Can Circularity Take Fashion? Part 2 | Amina Razvi + Dao-Yi Chow…

How far can circularity take fashion? The overarching theme for CFS+ is Redesigning Value. We have invited Global Fashion Leaders with a varied collection of thoughts and viewpoints to explore this theme according to their role, experience and leadership perspective. All of the 62 carefully selected Global Fashion Leaders are given the same set of questions and have filmed their answers.

The Next Gen Voices format, presented by Pandora, gathers a varied collection of thoughts and viewpoints from a selected group of previous Youth Fashion Summit participants. The Youth Fashion Summit is an international sustainability platform for fashion students, founded in 2012 by Global Fashion Agenda. Every year, this growing community convenes to generate ideas and demands to the industry, and here within Next Gen Voices, the same spirit remains from a selection of passionate young leaders.
How to Define Value in Fashion | Next Gen Voices presented by Pandora

What is your definition of ‘value’? The Next Gen Voices format, presented by Pandora, gathers a varied collection of thoughts and viewpoints from a selected group of previous Youth Fashion Summit participants. The Youth Fashion Summit is an international sustainability platform for fashion students, founded in 2012 by Global Fashion Agenda. Every year, this growing community convenes to generate ideas and demands to the industry, and here within Next Gen Voices, the same spirit remains from a selection of passionate young leaders.

Why Are You Passionate About Fashion? | Next Gen Voices presented by Pandora

Why are you passionate about fashion? The Next Gen Voices format, presented by Pandora, gathers a varied collection of thoughts and viewpoints from a selected group of previous Youth Fashion Summit participants. The Youth Fashion Summit is an international sustainability platform for fashion students, founded in 2012 by Global Fashion Agenda. Every year, this growing community convenes to generate ideas and demands to the industry, and here within Next Gen Voices, the same spirit remains from a selection of passionate young leaders.

How to Redesign Value | Next Gen Voices presented by Pandora

‘Redesigning value’, what is the first word that comes to mind? The Next Gen Voices format, presented by Pandora, gathers a varied collection of thoughts and viewpoints from a selected group of previous Youth Fashion Summit participants. The Youth Fashion Summit is an international sustainability platform for fashion students, founded in 2012 by Global Fashion Agenda. Every year, this growing community convenes to generate ideas and demands to the industry, and here within Next Gen Voices, the same spirit remains from a selection of passionate young leaders.

Mindful Fashion and People | Next Gen Voices presented by Pandora

How can fashion be more mindful about the people who make our clothes? The Next Gen Voices format, presented by Pandora, gathers a varied collection of thoughts and viewpoints from a selected group of previous Youth Fashion Summit participants. The Youth Fashion Summit is an international sustainability platform for fashion students, founded in 2012 by Global Fashion Agenda. Every year, this growing community convenes to generate ideas and demands to the industry, and here within Next Gen Voices, the same spirit remains from a selection of passionate young leaders.

Mindful Fashion and Natural Resources | Next Gen Voices presented by Pandora
Post-COVID-19 Worries | Next Gen Voices presented by Pandora
Post-COVID-19 Excitement | Next Gen Voices presented by Pandora

Post-COVID-19, what are you excited about? The Next Gen Voices format, presented by Pandora, gathers a varied collection of thoughts and viewpoints from a selected group of previous Youth Fashion Summit participants. The Youth Fashion Summit is an international sustainability platform for fashion students, founded in 2012 by Global Fashion Agenda. Every year, this growing community convenes to generate ideas and demands to the industry, and here within Next Gen Voices, the same spirit remains from a selection of passionate young leaders.

What Impact Does Circularity Have on Fashion? | Next Gen Voices presented by Pandora

How far can circularity take fashion? The Next Gen Voices format, presented by Pandora, gathers a varied collection of thoughts and viewpoints from a selected group of previous Youth Fashion Summit participants. The Youth Fashion Summit is an international sustainability platform for fashion students, founded in 2012 by Global Fashion Agenda. Every year, this growing community convenes to generate ideas and demands to the industry, and here within Next Gen Voices, the same spirit remains from a selection of passionate young leaders.

Designed to energise the CFS+ community, these two Nike wellness sessions will equip you with the tools you need to integrate breathing techniques, mobility, and intention-setting into your daily life.
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Mindful Movement with Nike Master Trainer Branden Collinsworth | Nike Wellness – Day 1 | CFS+
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13th October Day 2
  • 3:00 - 4:15 PM CEST
    CFS Originals

    CFS Originals are pre-produced segments created by Global Fashion Agenda; they will take you behind the scenes, where you can meet the creative minds shaping our industry. CFS Originals is designed to provide entertainment, engagement, and education for all viewers.

    Click below to add the full 3:00 - 4:15 PM CEST Originals segment to your calendar, and scroll down to learn about each segment of CFS Originals.

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    Gucci President and CEO, Marco Bizzarri, is one of our industry’s leaders driving change. Having launched the CEO Carbon Neutral Challenge late last year, he’s making bold commitments for Gucci - and leading by example with Gucci's own climate strategy. Eva Kruse will virtually meet Marco Bizzarri for an honest conversation about value, nature, tackling the climate crisis in the wake of COVID-19 and what’s needed next.

    Fashion is fun, fabulous and fancy, but did you know that fashion is also closely linked to biodiversity? This explainer explores the substantial negative impact that the fashion industry has had on the total variety of life on Earth, known as biodiversity. From there, it goes one step further by explaining how fashion can evolve from being part of the problem to being part of the solution – by highlighting different solutions.

    Together with her Co-Founder Amrit Kumar, Mriga Kapadiya is the Co-Founder, Creative Director and CEO of NORBLACK NORWHITE, a women-led, creative house and fashion label based in India. Systematic transformation drives Mriga Kapadiya’s Real Talk message, which celebrates the grey space of culture through style by shifting corporate success to a holistic approach.

    High volume fashion and planetary boundaries collide in an important conversation, framed by the theme Redesigning Value, from two different stakeholder positions; Helena Helmersson, CEO of H&M Group, meets Professor Johan Rockström, Director of Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research. This intimate and in-depth discussion takes place in Helena’s summer house in the Swedish forest.

    Can the idea of equal partnerships change the industry mindset and advance collective progress? This explainer digs deeper into two different types of supply chain partnerships: Transactional vs. Relationship based. Watch and learn what it takes for the industry to shape a common future stitched solidly together with trust and equal partnerships.

    Mostafiz Uddin, Managing Director of Denim Expert Ltd. and Founder and CEO of Bangladesh Apparel Exchange (BAE) will be representing the voice, culture and experience of millions of garment makers and factory owners during the pandemic. Mostafiz Uddin is meeting Eva Kruse in this essential discussion about equal partnerships and how to build mutually beneficial relationships.

    As one of the strongest voices on the need for equal partnerships in the value chain, Delman Lee, President and Chief Technology Officer of TAL Apparel Limited joins Eva Kruse for a conversation on what needs to change in the relationship between buyers and manufacturers to accelerate sustainability. This discussion will also go deeper into understanding how to forge better and more mutually rewarding partnerships.

    As her namesake brand Ahluwalia, which is known for exploring vintage and deadstock clothing, Priya Ahluwalia’s understanding of the industry’s circularity challenge drives this segment. Watch her incorporate stunning design elements from her dual Indian-Nigerian heritage and London roots with ground-breaking new labelling tech.

    Clare Farrell is a full-time Activist and Campaigner based in London and one of the Founders of Extinction Rebellion. Leadership, honesty and ancestry of planet Earth are all featured topics here, while a devotion to personal liberty drives this Real Talk through power imbalance and climate collapse.

    Under the headline theme of Redesigning Value, we’ve invited a diverse community of global fashion leaders to share their insight, experience and pioneering perspective. All 62 carefully selected voices from around the world are given the same set of questions for thoughtful responses.

    The Next Gen Voices format, presented by Pandora, gathers a varied collection of thoughts and viewpoints from a selected group of previous Youth Fashion Summit participants. The Youth Fashion Summit is an international sustainability platform for fashion students, founded in 2012 by Global Fashion Agenda.

    Every year, this growing community convenes to generate ideas and demands to the industry, and here within Next Gen Voices, the same spirit remains from a selection of passionate young leaders.

    Take a deep breath and find your center with Nike Master Trainer Branden Collinsworth as he leads the CFS+ community through a guided meditation, crafted to provide a moment of reflection and intention-setting.

  • 4:15 - 5:50 PM CEST
    PLENARY
    Category
    #climatechange

    Global Fashion Agenda and McKinsey & Company launched the Fashion on Climate report, concluding that if the fashion industry continues on its current path, it will miss the 2030 emissions reduction targets by 50%, thus generating twice the volume of carbon emissions required to reach the Paris Agreement.

    The Fashion on Climate report provides the underlying foundation for discussing this topic, and the panel will offer dynamic interaction, demystifying numbers and terminology while encouraging an open, organic exchange between participants.

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    Category
    #systemchange #consumption

    The Covid-19 pandemic has underscored that the fashion industry system is broken – with overproduction, excessive discounting and an unsustainable calendar ill-suited to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. How can key players within the system collaborate to re-imagine how the industry can operate within planetary boundaries and be more inclusive and humane?

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  • 4:15 – 6:15 PM CEST
    ROUNDTABLE [BY INVITATION ONLY]
    Category
    #redesign #equality

    The German EU Presidency has informally expressed a wish for “a smart mix of voluntary and mandatory measures and a smart mix of governmental and entrepreneurial measures” in the harmonisation of due diligence standards in the EU. The European Commission is also drafting a legislative proposal, with a draft report ongoing at the European Parliament level.

    This roundtable aims to better understand these wishes and to provide initial input from the industry to EU institutions.

  • 5:55 – 6:25 PM CEST
    BREAKOUTS I - CHOOSE ONE BELOW TO ATTEND
    Category
    #newmaterials #redesign

    Tap into how the creation of a 100% 3D printed sneaker was conceived and made possible despite limitations posed by the pandemic – through a cross-border collaborative effort from Creative Director Heron Preston (New York), Designer Daniel Bailey (London) and Engineer Cornelius Schmitt (Hamburg).

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    Category
    #systemchange #redesign

    How can the fashion sector grow out of growth and transition to a world of LESS? The authors of Earth Logic, Professors Kate Fletcher and Mathilda Tham, talk to three leaders of change: an ecological economist, an entrepreneur and a journalist to get to the crux of LESS, including its economic implications, worker impacts and shifting behaviours.

    Join us in a game-changing exploration of Earth Logic, which examines why less is needed, how it can be done and who can do it.

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    Category
    #equality #systemchange

    The COVID-19 Garment Industry Call to Action is a set of shared commitments by actors across the sector to address the crisis created by the pandemic. The commitments define priorities that include speeding access to emergency financing for both workers and employers and establishing stronger health and social protections to contribute to a more resilient industry in the future.

    During this deep dive case study, we will discuss the achievements of the effort to date, as well as the challenges ahead.

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    Category
    #equality #systemchange

    COVID-19 has had an immeasurable impact on the fashion industry. With the quick shift to remote engagement, including corporate offices moving to remote work and factory audits taking place offsite – what are the implications for the future of work? How is the resulting explosion of digitalisation driving sustainability improvement across the value chain?

    Join Li & Fung, Fung Group and the International Labour Organization (ILO) to explore the pandemic’s impact on work and hear how Li & Fung is unlocking opportunities for improved sustainability via digitalisation.

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  • 6:30 – 7:00 PM CEST
    BREAKOUTS II - CHOOSE ONE BELOW TO ATTEND ONE
    Category
    #circularity #transparency

    Ahluwalia is known for exploring vintage and dead stock clothing, taking elements from the Creative Director’s dual Indian-Nigeran heritage and London roots. Priya Ahluwalia’s understanding of the industry’s difficulties within circularity drives her challenge on how to enable circular systems.

    This case study unlocks the vision behind her challenge, together with in-depth knowledge around how tech can enable circularity, presented by Michael Colarossi, VP of Innovation, Product Line Management and Sustainability at leading material science and innovation company Avery Dennison.

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    Category
    #systemchange #consumption #transparency

    The Higg Index is designed to enable transparency. The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) and Higg Co have been working with brands and retailers on consumer-facing transparency pilots to understand how consumers react to sustainability performance data on a product level. Consumers report that they are interested in sustainability information on products, but they do not yet use the data to drive their purchasing behaviours.

    This session will discuss the future of Higg transparency and the learnings from testing it, as well as showcasing some examples.

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    Category
    #climatechange #equality

    The case study will not only outline Timberland’s 2030 vision but also share insights into how the brand arrived at the bold goals that will drive its agenda for the next decade: from consumer insights and strategic frameworks, to supply chain partnerships and materials innovations and all the challenges faced along the way.

    Through this case study, Timberland hopes to inspire other brands and companies to pursue meaningful sustainability targets and work collectively towards a greener future.

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