Podcast hosted by Sophia Kianni and The New Fashion Initiative and produced by Juliane Ding, interviewing various leaders in the fashion industry on sustainability and circular textile initiatives.
Climate Series: Sandra Goldmark
Sandra Goldmark is a designer, teacher, and entrepreneur whose work focuses on circular economy solutions to overconsumption and climate change. She is an Associate Professor of Professional Practice and Director of Campus Sustainability at Barnard College, where she teaches design and leads campus climate action initiatives. Sandra is the founder of Fixup, a social enterprise that operates short term repair and reuse events, and the author of Fixation: How to Have Stuff without Breaking the Planet. www.sandragoldmark.com
Climate Series: Extinction Rebellion with Robin and Amelia
Robin and Amelia are both activists with Extinction Rebellion UK, and believe strongly in direct action. In this episode, we talk about what direct action looks like, and how you can participate. We then talk about the struggles of facing climate deniers who don't believe in climate change. Co-hosted by Joe Hobbs, 17-year-old climate activist and college student looking to change the way the world looks at the climate crisis.
Climate Series: LUSH with Katrina Shum
Featuring Katrina Shum, Lush’s Director of Sustainability. We first learn about Lush as a product and how it’s been environmentally friendly from the start. We then dive into Lush’s new initiatives and how they’re helping the climate. Last, we go into why Lush supports climate activism and what their future plans are. Co-hosted by Joe Hobbs, 17-year-old climate activist and college student looking to change the way the world looks at the climate crisis.
Climate Series: Tom Steyer
In this podcast with Tom Steyer, we dive into the politics around climate change, and why politicians aren't doing enough. We also highlight the climate policy different presidential candidates are pushing. Co-produced by Joe Hobbs, 17-year-old climate activist and college student looking to change the way the world looks at the climate crisis.
Sim Gulati: The Tiered Approach of a Scalable Fashion Business
Sim Gulati and Sophia Kianni discuss Sim's journey into becoming an entrepreneur in fashion and sustainable technologies as the Co-founder and CEO of Dropel Fabrics. Learning about the trade at the dinner table, Sim grew to begin his entrepreneur journey through wanting to find a replacement of polyester, before developing a tiered approach for Dropel Fabrics, paying attention to materials, chemicals, and processes. His goals are directed towards wanting to be PFC free, as well as to have a sustainability process that is scalable and repeatable.
Joshua Katcher: Biodiversity and animal's impact in the Fashion Industry
Joshua Katcher talks about his roots as a sustainability leader in fashion, particularly in regards to the pandemic he addresses the explicit industry failures in our system. With animal vectors, biodiversity and livestock industries, he explains how the world has to make uncomfortable shifts towards a more proactive fashion industry.