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Sustainable Business and Design Conference: 2022 Pathways to Impact: Conference Closing Remarks
FIT’s 16th annual Sustainable Business and Design Conference: Pathways to Impact centers on four core themes that highlight the intersectionality of sustainable practices. Over the course of two intensive days, attendees will be immersed in keynotes, talks, and panel discussions providing pathways to Social Justice x Social Responsibility, Environment x Materials, Consumption x Waste, and Design x Business. The speakers are trailblazers in numerous facets of sustainability and emphasize the FIT community’s commitment to best practices in all its operations—including student projects, faculty and staff initiatives, and campus facilities.
Conference Closing Remarks from Amber Valletta, Supermodel, Actress, Advocate, and FIT's Sustainability Ambassador
One of the most celebrated supermodels of the modern era, Amber Valletta is an industry icon with a career spanning decades. Amber has been the face of numerous luxury brands and the muse of respected photographers. Besides starring on a number of magazine covers, including over 70 international editions of Vogue, she has also landed prominent acting roles for both television and film. Years before the concept entered the mainstream, Amber has lent her voice to the world of sustainable fashion. She has pushed for ethical industry practices through notable partnerships, including a line of eco-friendly accessories for Karl Lagerfeld. She serves as British Vogue’s first contributing sustainability editor and as FIT’s sustainability ambassador.
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