Christo and I have proven we can do a lot with a little. This month completes our 17th month since we received our initial investment and we just issued our first joint press release with Levi’s Strauss & Co announcing our collaboration on a denim project and our proof of concept garment. Just this week we also won the Grand Prize for the Fabric of Change award announced during Copenhagen Fashion Week!
Networks are not to be underestimated; it takes time to show up and to be present. It doesn't take a rocket scientist to see that what we put into our relationships yields far greater results than what we could have accomplished on our own. My advice? Make the call, get your community together and get to the next level together.
At Evrnu, we take raw materials and transform discarded textiles into beautiful fibers that make companies feel optimistic about the challenges ahead. The global textile and apparel industry relies on a vulnerable, resource- intensive supply chain. For this reason, we only utilize recovered materials. Evrnu creates a fabric solution that does not use ancient and endangered forest to make cellulosic fabrics. Instead the company is committed to playing a leadership role in the textile sector and will support supply chain solutions that promote the protection of endangered forests and responsible environmental practices in manufacturing… (READ MORE)
Business is all about curve balls, whether it’s giving a speech or pitching a proposal or dipping your toe into the sustainability pool and taking a long hard look at who you've become and who you want to be. All experiences are good experiences; the trick is to never stop having them… (READ MORE)
The Circular Economy will shape our immediate consumption rate by redefining the perception of waste. Say that three times and then believe it to be true.
The linear thinking behind a ‘take, make, dispose’ model relies on large quantities of easily accessible resources and energy, and has become increasingly unfit for the reality in which the world operates. Up against this limited supply of natural resources combined with increasing consumption and population trends, we see in the not so distant future that natural resources will be severely compromised… (READ MORE)