The fashion industry is responsible for 8% of annual global carbon emissions, and at the current pace could surge more than 50% by 2030. Through the lens of SDG 13 (Climate Action) this panel will explore the carbon footprint of fashion’s raw materials and efforts being made to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, through more efficient production methods, the use of renewable energy and embracing new technologies.
- Tricia Carey, Lenzing
- Bruce Atherly, Cotton Council International
- Sophia Opperskalski, Textile Exchange
- Jay Hertwig, Unifi
- Jasmin Malik Chua, Sourcing Journal