Join RawAssembly for Discover the SDGs - To Make Peace With Nature, as the Conscious Fashion Campaign in collaboration with the United Nations Office for Partnerships share a host of on-demand programming from agents of change Priya Ahluwalia, Becca McCharen and Hillary Taymour as well as environmental organisations WWF and Canopy among others leading the charge on sustainability.
Taking place April 1 - 30, 2021, Discover the SDGs - To Make Peace With Nature, convened by the Conscious Fashion Campaign in collaboration with the United Nations Office for Partnerships and supported by Arch & Hook, bluesign, Lenzing and TIPA, will comprise of 30 days free access to exhibitions, talks, podcasts, learning tools and documentaries responding to the United Nations Secretary-General’s 2021 priority ‘to make peace with nature’ and aims to strengthen engagement from the global fashion sector to further support the Sustainable Development Goals - 17 urgent calls to action for a better world that have been adopted by all United Nations Member States.
The digital learning hub will feature informational tools and resources from United Nations agencies, environmental organizations and fashion initiatives confronting the global climate crisis. The experience aims to support the Race to Zero campaign and rally the fashion industry for a healthy, resilient, zero carbon recovery that prevents future threats, creates decent jobs, and unlocks inclusive, sustainable growth. The on-line event will advocate for climate‑positive actions including climate risks in all decisions and working together with a common purpose to leave no one behind.
RawAssembly is taking part within the Australian Fashion Council's booth located in the exhibition hall. Make sure you stop by to discover what we have been working on, listen to our Earth day messages as well as discovering the in-depth look at the link between The Sustainable Development Goals and the Fashion Industry in Australia, created by Monash Sustainable development institute, Aleasha McCallion and Julie Boulton, and three of Australia's leading brands, A.BCH, ELK, & Outland Denim who have the SDG's embedded into everything they do from social change, ethical supply chains, transparency through to designing for the future, with our planet in mind.
The Conscious Fashion Campaign, an initiative founded by social entrepreneur Kerry Bannigan to accelerate fashion industry action in support of the Sustainable Development Goals, launches a month-long virtual educational experience, in collaboration with the United Nations Office for Partnerships, entitled;
“Discover the SDGs - To Make Peace With Nature
The on-demand program includes:
Textile Mountain - Textile Mountain documentary highlights the social and environmental cost of the second-hand clothing trade, tracing the path of our unwanted garments from recycling bins in Europe to landfills and waterways in the Global South. Shot in Kenya, Ireland and Belgium, the film calls on us to reimagine the way we design, wear and reuse our clothes - so that our fashion waste no longer becomes another country’s burden.
Our Planet: Our Business – Inspired by the Netflix series Our Planet, this film takes a look into how the global business community can be a powerful force to drive rehabilitative action for nature. Expert perspectives are offered by WWF Executive Director of Science and Conservation, Mike Barrett, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research Director, Johan Rockström, SDG Advocate, Hindou Ibrahim, Mahindra Group Chairman, Anand Mahindra, UNFCCC Former Executive Secretary, Christiana Figueres, TESCO Group CEO, Dave Lewis, and Costa Rica President, Carlos Alvadaro Quesada.
Nations United - Marking the 75th Anniversary of the United Nations and five years since the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals, Nations United tells the story of the world as it is, as it was, and as it could be.
It focuses on the solutions and action we need to tackle poverty, inequality, injustice and climate change.
Voices represented include UN Secretary-General António Guterres and UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed, Malala Yousafzai, Don Cheadle, Michelle Yeoh, Forest Whitaker, Thandie Newton, Sugata Mitra, and an exclusive performance from Grammy nominated singer Burna Boy, and a new version of a previous UN performance by multi-Grammy award winning artist, Beyoncé.
Circle of Influence - Select episodes from the 9 part podcast series produced by the RealReal and CFDA. Including Disrupting the System: The Generations of Sustainability Leaders. Saddled with the burden of fixing the environment that previous generations ignored, millennials are leading the charge on sustainability - setting a strong example for Gen-Z. This episode engages the voices of designers, Priya Ahluwalia, Becca McCharen, and Hillary Taymour to offer their perspective on taking charge of sustainability in the industry.
Virtual exhibition hall participating organisations include members of the United Nations Secretary-General’s Youth Advisory Group, Australian Fashion Council, 1% for the Planet, AWAJ Foundation, BCorp, Canopy, Climate Cardinals, Council of Fashion Designers of America, Earth Day, Ellen MacArthur Foundation, Fashion 4 Development, Fashion Act Now, Fashion Revolution, Fashion Roundtable, Fashion Takes Action, Global Choices, Institute of Positive Fashion, Nest, PangeaSeed, Peace Boat, Redress, Remake, Textile Exchange, The Climate Council, The Sustainable Angle, Transformers Foundation and WWF.
CONSCIOUS FASHION POWERING THE DECADE OF ACTION
Conscious Fashion Campaign launched ‘Discover the Sustainable Development Goals’ a virtual event and exhibit with the United Nations Office for Partnerships that took place during December 2020 and is now available to watch on-demand via Conscious fashion Campaigns Vimeo channel (view via 'Watch on Demand now button below)
Kering, Tracy Reese, Gabriela Hearst, Lenzing join United Nations officials to advance sustainability action in the fashion industry and to recover better together from COVID-19
The Conscious Fashion Campaign, an initiative founded by social entrepreneur Kerry Bannigan to accelerate fashion industry action in support of the Sustainable Development Goals, launches a month-long virtual educational experience, in collaboration with the United Nations Office for Partnerships, entitled “Discover the Sustainable Development Goals -
Conscious Fashion Powering the Decade of Action
With 2020 marking the beginning of the Decade of Action towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals, sector education and its advancement will play a key role in our progress and are essential during this limited timeline. Join RawAssembly as we discuss how to leverage global connection in support of sector education and SDG advancement alongside Kingpins, FashionInnovation and Kirsty Mcgregor from Drapers.
The Conscious Fashion Campaign
The Conscious Fashion Campaign, in collaboration with the United Nations Office for Partnerships, creates high-visibility fashion event partnerships to accelerate global industry engagement to advance the Decade of Action to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. The campaign educates and mobilizes the fashion sector to action solutions for social, economic, and environmental change.
United Nations Office for Partnerships
The United Nations Office for Partnerships serves as a connector for co-creating collaborations and provides a platform for effective engagement of public and private sector stakeholders with the United Nations development system to advance the Decade of Action to Deliver the Sustainable Development Goals. www.un.org/partnerships