With sustainable fashion at the forefront of everybody’s minds right now, much of the conversation has been firmly focused on the production processes that go into making our favourite high street pieces.
From material usage to manufacturing processes, the dyes used to colour fabrics to the human labour used to sew, package and transport our fashion, the environmental and ethical impacts of the fashion industry are rightly inspiring us to find fairer, greener ways of shopping.
One Ocean recognises that Norway, as a seafaring nation with long traditions and history, is well placed to use its knowledge and resources to create sustainable, global solutions.
“Cities are brands too. They need to look at how they balance improving the planet, reducing costs, keeping an attractive lifestyle and healthy growth,” David Smart says.
As part of our Mission Possible campaign, edie brings you this weekly round-up of five of the best sustainability success stories of the week from across the globe.
Vila Nova de Gaia (PT) will host the 5th Steering Group and 6th TWT meeting of the LOCARBO project on 25-26 September.