A Green Story Webinar

Certifications and transparency in the fashion and textile industry

A Green Story Webinar

Certifications and transparency in the fashion and textile industry

There is an increasing demand for certified products and materials. Consumers want higher standards from the products they buy, and designers and manufacturers want to make sure they can verify sustainability practices in their supply chain. Anti-greenwashing legislation today, demands brands for proof of their sustainability claims.

In our latest webinar, moderated by Muchaneta Kapfunde, Editor in chief at FashNerd.com, we discussed the role of standards and certifications play in addressing and enhancing transparency in the fashion and textile industry. In addition, you’ll learn how brands can use sustainability certifications and how to communicate them to your audience.

Paola Masperi

Paola Masperi

Founder, Mayamiko

Paola is an impact entrepreneur and founder of award winning, responsible fashion label Mayamiko, which counts Meghan Markle amongst its fans. She’s also the founder of women empowerment charity Mayamiko Trust, working in Malawi to deliver economic and social empowerment programmes with women and for women. More recently, Paola has launched Madeby_, a tech solution aimed at increasing trust and transparency, and combatting greenwashing.

Alessia Gotti

Alessia Gotti

Founder of AG//TEXTILES STUDIO, COO and co-founder at ROUNDRACK, Sustainable Supply Chain Specialist at WWF

Alessia is a textile agent and founder of AG//TEXTILES STUDIO in London. She has also co-founded RoundRack, the innovation platform working with brands and next gen. material companies, winner of the latest Innovate UK grant in collaboration with Royal College of Art, portfolio company of Sustainable Venture. She is a mentor for startups in the innovation/ next gen. material space and is currently supporting WWF as Sustainable Textile Supply Chain specialist, working on a cotton transparency and traceability pilot programme with major brands and industry leaders.

Sascha Camilli

Sascha Camilli

Senior PR Coordinator, PETA Foundation

Sascha Camilli is Senior PR Coordinator at PETA Foundation, the UK-based charity dedicated to establishing and protecting the rights of all animals. Sascha is the author of Vegan Style, a guide to vegan fashion and lifestyle. Her work has appeared in Huffington Post, Eco Warrior Princess, Nourish, Vegan Food and Living, Plant-Based News and more. She is a frequent public speaker on the topic of vegan living.

Jette Ladiges

Jette Ladiges

Partnerships Manager, World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO)

Jette Ladiges is WFTO’s Partnerships Manager. She leads on creating new projects and partnerships to support Fair Trade Enterprises around the world with a particular focus on creating new market opportunities for Fair Trade. Jette has created partnerships with commercial platforms and helped members to access them. Before coming to WFTO, Jette worked for social enterprises (mostly in fashion) in New Zealand.

Muchaneta Kapfunde

Muchaneta Kapfunde

Editor in chief at FashNerd.com, Fashion Innovation Consultant & Writer

Founding editor-in-chief of FashNerd.com, Muchaneta is currently one of the leading influencers writing about the merger of fashion with technology and wearable technology. She has also given talks at Premiere Vision, Munich Fabric Start and Pure London, to name a few. Besides working as a fashion innovation consultant for various fashion companies like LVMH Atelier, Muchaneta has also contributed to Vogue Business, is a senior contributor at The Interline and an associate lecturer at London College of Fashion, UAL.

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