How Fashion Is Working To Protect Biodiversity

Protecting biodiversity is essential to the health of our planet and to the continued future of our industry. CO shines a light on the brands working to not only minimise their impact but to actively restore ecosystems.
Key Takeaways
  • Start by creating a biodiversity strategy for your business.
  • Follow the mantra of avoid, minimize, restore and off-set.
  • Source from suppliers using regenerative farming practices. 
  • Sign-up to initiatives such as CanopyStyle and the G7 Fashion Pact to work collaboratively to bring about systemic change.

2020 had been dubbed a “super year” for biodiversity and as a “major opportunity to bring nature back from the brink”. 

That was before Covid-19 came along. And while the UN Convention on Biological Diversity conference in China has been postponed, and businesses are facing unprecedented challenges, the need to focus on biodiversity in light of the Covid crisis and its link to human-animal interaction, is more pressing than ever. 

Read more in Op-Ed: Why It Is Critical To Protect Biodiversity…

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Melanie Plank

Director of Content & Research at Common Objective

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