The COVID-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on the global fashion sector. Government quarantine measures to slow down the spread of the virus forced the worldwide closure of production sites and retail stores and the cancellations of fashion events. As a result, the vertiginous decline of fashion stocks such as the G-III Apparel Group … Continue reading Building back a better future in fashion
The need for emergent change has never been more clear. In fact, in the midst of the global Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), we are at an unprecedented crossroads in shaping our future. As we work to make the necessary adjustments to adapt to this new business, social and environmental ecosystem, it is important that we keep in mind … Continue reading How COVID-19 is changing the way we think about doing business
In June 2019, Mike Barry resigned as Head of Sustainable Business at the retailer Marks & Spencer after 14 years with the company. During his tenure, Mike famously developed and delivered M&S’s Plan A, an industry-leading 100-point, 5-year plan to address a wide range of environmental and social issues and to integrate future resource constraints … Continue reading Spotlight on: Transformation & Leadership with Mike Barry
By Emilie Grossi & Juliana Rademaker While the business community played an important role in drafting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and many large corporates have made use of them to align their sustainability strategies, most companies are not advancing toward the Global Goals at the speed or scale required. Reshaping business models and … Continue reading SDG Action Manager: Tracking Progress to Transform the World
Le Parlement des Entrepreneurs d’avenir event brought together hundreds of professionals, academics, politicians, and representatives of civil society over two days to discuss sustainability, social inclusion, impact measurement, innovation for positive impact, work of “tomorrow”, and more. A common theme of collaboration was highlighted during the “Starting the resource revolution” panel, where professionals discussed the … Continue reading Le Parlement des Entrepreneurs d’Avenir – 22-23 January 2020
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