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Did you know the average pair of jeans requires 3,781 liters of water throughout its lifecycle. It’s no secret that our closets hold a lot of water! So, in honor of World Ocean’s Day, we’re hosting a panel of water conservation experts and sustainable fashion brands, to discuss how we can change the rhetoric around the fashion industry’s impact on water.

Russ Avery

Russ Avery

Eco Entrepreneur and Founder of Avery & Brown and Elodie | Moderator

Russ Avery is an eco entrepreneur and a specialist marketer for sustainable businesses. Russ heads up Avery & Brown with his friend and business partner, Tim Brown. Avery & Brown is a young but rapidly growing digital marketing and creative agency which puts people and planet on par with profit. Russ is also a Founder and Director of Elodie GmbH, which is a hybrid sustainability consultancy and creative communications agency based in Berlin and London.
Adam Taubenfligel

Adam Taubenfligel

Co-Founder, Triarchy | Panelist

Adam is a published author, as well as Co-Founder, Creative Director and Sustainability lead at Triarchy Denim, a leading brand in the responsible fashion space. Triarchy has been featured in Vogue, Forbes, and National Geographic for it’s work to reduce water consumption and eliminate chemical and plastics use in the fashion industry.
Kevin Whilden

Kevin Whilden

Co-Founder and Chief Scientist, SeaTrees by Sustainable Surf | Panelist

Kevin is a green business entrepreneur and a geologist. He founded Sustainable Surf in 2011 with Michael Stewart. SeaTrees is a program of Sustainable Surf that protects and restores blue carbon ecosystems worldwide. Prior to starting Sustainable Surf, Kevin has worked in various fields developing solutions to climate change!
Daniela Manfredi

Daniela Manfredi

Co-Founder and COO, Tropic of C | Panelist

Daniela is the Co-Founder and COO of Tropic of C, a sustainable swimwear brand born from life spent on the beach! They use a variety of materials including Econyl, Repreve and Xtra Life Lycra, made from recycled ocean plastic, fishing net and fabric scraps in an effort to reduce our impact on the ocean. Their packaging is also completely sustainable!