Worldwide Talks Summit

April 20-21, 2020 | online









Fashinnovation, in collaboration with the United Nations Office for Partnerships and in partnership with the Conscious Fashion Campaign, hosted a two day virtual Worldwide Talks Summit to kick off Fashion Revolution Week. 

Worldwide Talks Summit promoted the concept of solidarity, respect, innovation and collaboration to address the Covid-19 impact as well as showcased solutions the fashion, beauty and lifestyle industries have adopted to mitigate the impact of the pandemic and examine the longer-term support for the Sustainable Development Goals.

The Conscious Fashion Campaign hosted the discussion Fashion Is Communicating Impact with founder Kerry Bannigan. Panelists included Tracey Greenstein, Sustainability Solutions Reporter, Women’s Wear Daily (WWD), Clare Press, Presenter, Wardrobe Crisis Podcast and MJ Day, Editor, Swimsuit Sports Illustrated. 

Participating industry and impact leaders included Diane Von Furstenberg, Kenneth Cole, Nadja Swarovski, Aldijana Sisic, Chief, United Nations Trust Fund to End Violence against Women, Mariangela Zappia, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Italy to the United Nations, Lucie Brigham, Chief of Office, United Nations Office for Partnerships, Elizabeth Segran, Senior Staff Writer, Fast Company, Eva Kruse, Founder & CEO, Global Fashion Agenda, Roberta Annan, Founder, African Fashion Foundation, Arwa Alammari, Ambassador of Arab Fashion Council & Founder Aram Designs, Oskar Metsavaht, Founder of Osklen, Burak Cakmak, Dean of Fashion at Parsons School of Design, Giulio Bonazzi, President of Aquafil, Carry Somers, Founder of Fashion Revolution, Katia Beauchamp, Co-Founder of Birchbox and Javier Goyeneche, Founder of Ecoalf.