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Diverse And Inclusive Enough To Protect People And Planet?

Despite all of the sustainability buzz within the fashion industry, the lack of collaboration between industry stakeholders has led to only fragmented and incremental improvements thus far. Boston Consulting Group’s pre-Covid assessment predicts industry growth of around 5% per year to 2030, meaning a continued increase in greenhouse gas emissions and waste generation at a time when drastic reductions are needed. As a result of this, in 2019, a Fashion Pact was launched during the G7 Summit by French President Emmanuel Macron and François-Henri Pinault, Chairman and CEO of Kering. All of the pact signatories committed their businesses to science-based targets and to ensuring operational changes to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement on containing global warming.    

Yesterday, 12 months after the formation of the pact, an update was delivered during Global Fashion Agenda’s CFS+ online summit, led by Paul

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Jane Fonda: I quit shopping to save the planet | People



Jane Fonda: I quit shopping to save the planet

Jane Fonda has quit shopping in order to save the planet.

The 82-year-old actress has admitted she’s still using clothes that were in her wardrobe “30 years ago”, because she doesn’t want to “waste” perfectly good items by throwing them out as she’s worried it could have a negative impact on the environment.

She said: “We have to not waste so much. We have to be satisfied with less. I’m trying to not buy anything new anymore, no new clothing. But I also understand that I can say that because I still wear what I wore 30 years ago, and I have a lot of clothes, so it’s easy for me.”

Jane urged other to “pay attention” to what they buy, but admitted it has been easier for her to let go of some of her luxuries because of her privileged background as the daughter of the late movie icon

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I quit shopping to save the planet



Jane Fonda et al. posing for the camera


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Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda has quit shopping in order to save the planet.

The 82-year-old actress has admitted she’s still using clothes that were in her wardrobe “30 years ago”, because she doesn’t want to “waste” perfectly good items by throwing them out as she’s worried it could have a negative impact on the environment.

She said: “We have to not waste so much. We have to be satisfied with less. I’m trying to not buy anything new anymore, no new clothing. But I also understand that I can say that because I still wear what I wore 30 years ago, and I have a lot of clothes, so it’s easy for me.”

Jane urged other to “pay attention” to what they buy, but admitted it has been easier for her to let go of some of her luxuries because of her privileged background as the daughter

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