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Jun 1, 2020
Fashion Is “Activism & Innovation in Turning the Tide on Plastic Pollution”
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Covid indeed brought many challenges for the Fashion Industry, but it was also an opportunity to look back on our actions and realize what we could do differently, especially concerning the environment. This panel brings on a discussion about innovation and plastic pollution reduction. Susan Rockefeller, Dianna Cohen, Oskar Metsavaht and Giulio Bonazzi talked about their personal experiences, careers and brands. Get inspired by different sustainable and innovative initiatives taken by these amazing companies.

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Susan Rockefeller
Susan Rockefeller
Artist, Activist & Founder, Musings

Rockefeller is a documentary filmmaker whose award-winning films have appeared on HBO and PBS. She’s also a designer of inspirational jewelry. She is the founder and editor in chief of Musings. She also designs themed jewelry that fits her work.

Dianna Cohen
Dianna Cohen
Co-Founder & CEO, Plastic Pollution Coalition (PPC)
Oskar Metsavaht
Oskar Metsavaht
Artist & Founder, Osklen

Oskar Metsavaht is the Founder and Style Director of Osklen, one of Brazil’s most iconic fashion brands. He is also known for his environmental activism, which led him to create Institute E that focuses on sustainable design thinking.

Giulio Bonazzi
Giulio Bonazzi
CEO & CHAIRMAN, AQUAFIL

Giulio Bonazzi is Aquafil S.p.A. CEO. After several years of investment in R&D and a relentless pursuit of a new way to regenerate nylon, ECONYL® was born. Aquafil launched ECONYL® in 2011 and today it is one of the most sought after yarn materials in the world for fashion designers and carpet manufacturers.

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