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StyleThe British Fashion Council puts sustainability front and center with new initiative

07:25  11 september  2019
07:25  11 september  2019 Source:   msn.com

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The British Fashion Council (BFC) has unveiled a new initiative that aims to help the clothing industry become more environmentally-friendly. The organization has launched the Institute of Positive Fashion (IPF), which aims to create an "industry blueprint" and collate expertise to support.

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The British Fashion Council (BFC) has unveiled a new initiative that aims to help the clothing industry become more environmentally-friendly.

The organization has launched the Institute of Positive Fashion (IPF), which aims to create an "industry blueprint" and collate expertise to support brands in becoming more sustainable. "There is an urgent need for industry-wide coalition to help set industry standards in a new way, embrace innovation and develop the need for leaders to create green businesses fit for the future and enable positive change," reads a statement from the BFC.

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The British Fashion Council promotes leading British fashion designers in a global market. Its events and initiatives support and strengthen the UK's reputation for developing design excellence. BFC Strategy. Harness the collective power of the industry to enable sustainable growth.

The British Fashion Council puts sustainability front and center with new initiative © Getty Through a combination of educational programs and campaigns aimed at both the industry and the public, the IPF will endeavour to bring about lasting positive change across the fashion industry.

The British Fashion Council puts sustainability front and center with new initiative © Getty The BFC is also kicking off this season's London Fashion Week by teaming up with DHL to commission a White Paper focusing on sustainability within the fashion industry and offering businesses practical advice. The paper will be launched on the BFC website on September 13, the first day of London Fashion Week.

The British Fashion Council puts sustainability front and center with new initiative © Getty The move is the latest major sustainability initiative to come from an increasingly environmentally-conscious fashion industry. Last month, some of the biggest brands in the business threw their weight behind a 'Fashion Pact' spearheaded by François-Henri Pinault, the Chairman and CEO of the luxury conglomerate Kering, that was presented to world leaders at the G7 political meeting in Biarritz, France.

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The BFC has teamed with the British Fashion Model Agency Association to help set appropriate working practices for models.

The British Fashion Council (BFC) is a not-for-profit organisation that harnesses the collective power of the industry to enable sustainable growth and strengthen British fashion in the global fashion economy.

The British Fashion Council puts sustainability front and center with new initiative © Getty Earlier this year, the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) rolled out a brand new ‘CFDA Sustainability Initiatives' resource hub offering information and resources regarding sustainable strategies for fashion players, while the Ellen MacArthur Foundation highlighted the fashion and beauty brands tackling the issue of plastic waste with a ‘New Plastics Economy Global Commitment' released in March.

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The British Fashion Council puts sustainability front and center with new initiative

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