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2019 Sustainable Business and Design Conference: Global Changemakers Paving the Way for Sustainability in the Beauty, Fashion, Hospitality, and Nonprofit Industries
Barbara De Laere Aveda is joined by brand partners and sustainability leaders Phillip Lim, Hannah Bronfman and Lauren Letta to discuss things they never thought to be possible in their industries, where luxury and sustainability meet and the idea that it is possible to be both successful and responsible in business.
Moderator: Barbara De Laere, Aveda
Panelists: Hannah Bronfman, SH Hotels & Resorts, Phillip Lim, 3.1 Phillip Lim Lauren Letta, charity: water
The Sustainability Council at FIT hosts a Sustainable Business and Design Conference each spring. The event provides a platform for collaboration and discussion throughout the creative industries, highlighting advances in sustainable design and thought leadership. Environmental and social challenges and potential solutions are explored through innovative student projects, cross-institutional research, and industry partnerships. In recent years, breakout sessions have included topics such as farm-to-fashion, textile development, sustainable fashion supply chain, mindfulness in design, and packaging materials and recycling. The wide-ranging program features keynote speakers, panels, and projects that delve into pressing issues and exciting developments in the industry.
This year’s Sustainable Business and Design Conference theme was Innovating for the Future. It offers branding and speaking opportunities, as well as brand logo placement on conference marketing collateral.
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