How fashion can be a key player in a nature-positive economy

How fashion can be a key player in a nature-positive economy
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A project in Gucci’s Natural Climate Solutions Portfolio helping to safeguard biodiversity The fashion industry is intrinsically linked to nature through its use of raw materials like cotton, wool, gold and viscose. This connection to the natural world means it has an obligation to embed sustainably across fashion’s supply chains while helping to tackle climate change and loss of biodiversity. The CEO Carbon Neutral Challenge is a solution and call to action to address carbon emissions through nature-based solutions immediately. Biodiversity is finally having its moment in the climate conversation. There is a groundswell of recognition that biodiversity loss and climate change are interconnected, and, that our future lives – and livelihoods – are intrinsically linked to the protection and restoration of nature. The recent Dasgupta Review pointed out just how much our economies are dependent on nature. This follows on from the World Economic Forum report last year, Nature Risk Rising: Why the Crisis Engulfing Nature Matters for Business and the Economy , outlining the economic risk of the degradation and loss of nature. We also can’t ignore the connection between nature conservation and human health given the COVID-19 pandemic. So, if it wasn’t crystal clear before, it […]

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