Category Archives: Sustainability

Deep down

I have been working on exploring strategies for #sustainable fashion and apparel industry for past 8 years. My two cents are that WE as #consumers have the most power. We need a cultural shift of consuming less and using more, … Continue reading

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Win-Win

It was empowering to design and create a zero-waste tunic that was auctioned at St. Catherine University’s 6th Red Dress fundraiser for American Heart Association. This event is organized by two student groups: Medical Interest Group and Fashion Association. For … Continue reading

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Higg Index

I recently participated in a conference as a digital panelist  at Sustainable Fashion 2020 http://indiatoday.intoday.in/education/story/iam-gurgaon-to-host-india-towards-sustainable-fashion/1/418553.html. I chose to speak about Higg Index as I see it as a self improvement tool for the industry. https://stkate.mediaspace.kaltura.com/media/HD+Higg+Index+at+Sustainable+Fashion+2020+-+Anupama+Pasricha/0_frf842nk/18853142

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Jugaad and Sustainability

Today, I attended Frugal Innovation session at St. Kate’s Summer Leadership Series, St. Catherine University where Simone Ahuja of http://blood-orange.com/ talked about Jugaad! Key principles of Jugaad such as “do more with less” or “think and act flexibly” resonate with key … Continue reading

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Eco-Fashion trending

Loved reading this! I know a few people from this list, they are thought leaders and advocates for sustainability. ECO-FASHION ORACLES (Source: http://www.ecouterre.com/eco-fashion-predictions-for-2014/) 1. Orsola de Castro (Estethica, From Somewhere, Reclaim to Wear) 2. Judy Gearhart (International Labor Rights Forum) … Continue reading

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Earth Day and sustainability

Terry Gips, President, Sustainability Associates talking about the four pillars of sustainability at Apparel, Merchandising, and Design Department, St. Catherine University http://www.stkate.edu/academic/apparel_design/ http://www.stkate.edu/academic/fashion_merchandising/ http://allianceforsustainability.com/about/our-team/

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Upcoming event in Twin Cities, MN

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