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TUESDAY 25 AUGUST 16:00 MODERATED BY MIKE SCHRAGGER, FOUNDER & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, THE SUSTAINABLE FASHION ACADEMY/STICA TUESDAY 25 AUGUST 16:00 MODERATED BY MIKE SCHRAGGER, FOUNDER & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, THE SUSTAINABLE FASHION ACADEMY/STICA TUESDAY 25 AUGUST 16:00 MODERATED BY MIKE SCHRAGGER, FOUNDER & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, THE SUSTAINABLE FASHION ACADEMY/STICA
CLIMATE ACTION: FASHION’S 1.5 DEGREE PATHWAY: The conclusions from the scientific community are undeniable - when it comes to climate, we need bold, courageous and transformational leadership now. If the fashion industry wants to remain relevant and future proof its business it will need to contribute significantly to this societal transformation. This means reducing its climate impact in line with the 1.5 degree warming pathway and making climate action an integral part of its business model. In this seminar Michael Schragger, director of the Swedish Textile Initiative for Climate Action (STICA) talks with Dr. Sandra Roos, Head of Sustainability at KappAhl, who has modelled what it will take to reduce emissions from fashion by 50% by 2030, as well as with Kim Hellström, responsible for climate action at H&M and Malin Wennberg, a textile specialist from the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, about what it will take to ensure fashion does its part.
MICHAEL SCHRAGGERMichael Schragger has been working at the forefront of the sustainability movement for more than twenty years. In 2010, he founded the Sustainable Fashion Academy (SFA), a non-profit organisation whose mission is to rapidly accelerate societal progress to science-based sustainability targets and the global sustainability goals by transforming the apparel industry. Michael is a member of the steering committee for the UN Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action and leads The Swedish Textiles Initiative for Climate Action (STICA), a platform for ensuring Nordic companies and industry stakeholders set science-based climate targets and work actively to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Michael is also the creator and host of the Big Closets Small Planet podcast.
KIM HELLSTRÖMDriving the H&M goal of becoming Climate Positive no later than 2040. Energy efficiency, renewable energy, logistics and customer impact. Engaged in creating a global standard for the term “Climate Positive”. Working towards maximizing water recycling in our supply chain. Aiming for science based targets within water. Focusing on keywords such as transparency, credibility and leadership.
SANDRA ROOSSandra is Head of Sustainability at the Swedish fashion brand KappAhl. She holds a PhD in Environmental Systems Analysis and has a large interest in promoting a scientific and holistic perspective on sustainability. Before KappAhl, she worked as a senior researcher at the Swedish research institute RISE in the area of life cycle assessment (LCA) and chemicals in textiles.
MALIN WENNBERGMalin Viola Wennberg is a senior advisor within the fields of sustainable textiles at the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency. Among other assignments, Malin is acting spokesperson and specialist working with a three years governmental assignment raising awareness and educating Swedish consumers on the environmental and climate impacts caused by the textile industries – as well as how to make more sustainable choices. The project is called “Textilsmart”, and is a collaborative project by the Swedish Consumer Agency, the Swedish Chemical Agency and the Swedish Environmental protection agency.