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Sustainability: Concepts, Practices and Applications for Fashion

business skills circularity extended producer responsibility plus-based thinking sustainability transparency
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This course introduces fashion industry professionals to the concept and science of sustainability, its relationship with the business of fashion, and strategies and work practices to shift the business to a sustainable operating mode. Coursework topics focus on defining sustainability, understanding human-induced climate change, and local and global effects that fashion has had on the Earth and its peoples. Learners will examine the impact of supply chains and apply sustainability practices to create an action plan for a fashion company.

Intermediate
8 hours
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This course is designed for professionals in fashion in areas of design, merchandising, product development, production, sourcing, who want to further their knowledge and shift onto sustainability teams.
It is especially well suited for mid-level roles and above. A minimum working knowledge of 5 years in the fashion industry is required to best benefit from this course.

How will you learn?

The course is self-paced and includes a pre-assessment test and modules of interactive instruction based on slide shows, lectures, videos, interactive exercises, case studies and knowledge assessments.

All participants who successfully complete the course will receive a MOTIF Certificate of Completion.

What will you learn?

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

1. Articulate the meaning of sustainability and apply systems thinking on fashion and consumer-product development, production and distribution.
2. Examine and investigate innovative solutions and design-for-efficiency techniques and apply them with place-based strategies in a Sustainable Development Goal framework.
3. Understand steps to measure, access, reduce and offset greenhouse gas emissions, air and water pollution, toxicity and waste issues.
4. Conceptualize and create a sustainable action plan for a fashion business to reduce their impacts and footprints.

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