Join our free online course: Fashion’s Future and the Sustainable Development Goals

By Fashion Revolution

7 months ago

We are excited to announce our next free online course: Fashion’s Future and the Sustainable Development Goals. 

 

This 4-week free online course starts on Monday, 10th June 2019. Registration is now open! Together, we will explore the fashion industry’s impact on people and planet, what the Sustainable Development Goals are, and how they are intrinsically linked.

Register your place now!

On this 4-week course, you will learn directly from some of the world’s foremost organisations and experts including Greenpeace, CARE International, Clean Clothes Campaign, Fairtrade Foundation, Ellen MacArthur Foundation, UNICEF, Canopy, WRAP, University of Plymouth’s Marine Biology & Ecology Research Centre, scientist and environmental toxicologist Linda Greer, former child garment worker and trade unionist Nazma Akter, Fashion Revolution’s co-founders Orsola de Castro and Carry Somers and many more.

This course is completely free and run entirely online — so anyone, anywhere can participate!

This course is for anyone wanting to learn more about the fashion industry, fair trade, international development, fashion’s ecological impacts and the Sustainable Development Goals. This includes fashion professionals or students and activists interested in environmental protection, responsible production and sustainable consumption.

What you will get out of taking this free online course:

Be curious
Explore your values and identify the principles that matter the most to you
Assess brands sustainability disclosure to better understand their efforts to improve their human rights and environmental impacts

Find out
Develop an understanding of global garment supply chains and the impacts they can have on people and the planet
Develop an understanding of the Sustainable Development Goals and how they relate to the clothes you wear
Debate how the fashion industry interlinks with the Sustainable Development Goals and how we can all help achieve them
Debate approaches to change
Collaborate to build strategies for change

Do something
Engage your local MP’s to ask them to use their positions to fight for polices that matter to you
Engage brands to improve their supply chains and share more information on their commitments, goals and progress around their human rights and environmental impacts
Engage your colleagues, friends, family and peers in driving forward a fashion industry that supports people, planet, profits and creativity in equal measure
Contribute to meaningful dialogue and a better fashion industry for all