Fashion industry innovations leading transformative action for Sustainable Development Goal 6: Clean water and sanitation
Date: March 22, 2023
Time: 2:00 pm EST - 3:00 pm EST
Location: Conference room 5, UNHQ
Water is a dealmaker for the Sustainable Development Goals, and for the health and prosperity of people and the planet. But our progress on water-related goals and targets remains alarmingly off track, jeopardizing the entire sustainable development agenda. Together the United Nations Office for Partnerships and the Fashion Impact Fund will co-convene a panel discussion with fashion and philanthropic industry leaders focusing on SDG 6: Clean Water and Sanitation, the impact the fashion industry has on water pollution, and solutions.
The United Nations Conscious Fashion and Lifestyle Network is a joint initiative of the United Nations Office for Partnerships and the Fashion Impact Fund.
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Confirmed speakers will include:
Patrik Lundström, CEO Renewcell
Clemens Scheiber, Head of the Swarovski Foundation – Waterschool
Stephanie Benedetto, CEO/ Founder Queen of Raw
Aradhita Parasrampuria, Material Researcher and Swarovski Foundation Creatives for Our Future Cohort Member
Dominic-Madori Davis, TechCrunch
Aligned with the United Nations Water Conference the United Nations Office for Partnerships will host a panel discussion with a lens on innovative partnerships in the context of Water, where speakers will discuss topics on Circularity, Solutions for SDG 6 in the Fashion Industry, Education on water stewardship and how the fashion sector applies Innovation and technology for efficient water management.