23 September 2020
The CEO Agenda 2020: Spotlight Biodiversity
In the face of an uncertain world, priorities are ever-evolving for consumers, brands and investors. On this background, the fashion industry can act as an inspirational forerunner for investment in long-term social and environmental sustainability, beyond short-term financial incentives.
The CEO Agenda 2020 highlights eight sustainable priorities, which could help the fashion industry to reassess their business models and build a long-lasting relationship with nature.
Core priorities for immediate implementation
- Supply chain traceability
- Reversing climate change
- Efficient use of water, energy and chemicals
- Respectful and secure work environments
Transformational priorities for fundamental change
- Sustainable material mix
- Circular fashion system
- Promotion of better wage system
- Fourth industrial revolution
The systemic change in a world that is becoming increasingly complex, addressing challenges such as sustainability and inequality, will require a powerful combination of design and systems to shift a mindset that could design products and experiences.
You can read the full report here.