Production of the GENESIS jeans
Founder & design-for-recycling expert, Resortecs
Cédric is trained as an industrial design engineer at the Tu Delft and brand manager at Domus Academy Milan. When he later arrived at the Antwerp Fashion Academy, he realised the dream of Fashion does not extends beyond the curtain. He then decided to dedicate his time and design-engineering expertise to tackle the environmental challenges of the fashion and textile industry and developed solutions like Resortecs’ stitching thread.
Founder & CEO, EON
Co-founder & Chief Hustler, Unspun
moderator Innovation Lead, H&M Foundation
Erik joined the H&M Foundation in 2014 as the lead for innovation to set up the H&M Foundation’s efforts within focus area Planet. He developed the world’s biggest competition for circular innovation – the Global Change Award, launched in 2015. The work includes to search, select and support the winning impact ventures. Erik also initiated and oversees a pioneering USD 100 million partnership with The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel (HKRITA) to chart the future for a Planet Positive fashion industry by developing and scaling their own open-source technology. In 2018, Erik was recognized as Sweden’s most talented professional under 40 because of his work at the H&M Foundation. Erik holds a Master in Political Science from Uppsala University in Sweden. He has also a background in communication and PR, as well as promoting Swedish industries in emerging markets and supporting managers who work in complex environments. Erik lives with his family in Stockholm and holds big passion for alpine skiing.