Category Archives: Sustainability

This is your cause.

Sustainability encompasses both social as well as environmental responsibility. This March and April, there are multiple events that provide evidence of our community engagement to create awareness and build pathways to positive change.  “Eureka Recycling, a Zero Waste social enterprise … Continue reading

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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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