What's Happening

Do young people care about the impacts of the clothes they buy? What action do young people want fashion brands to take? Are they willing to pay more for clothes that have a positive impact? What innovations would young people prioritise if they were fashion industry leaders? In the…

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Wonderful things can and do happen when young people feel empowered to change the world. This is just one of the conclusions that can be drawn from the excellent RSA report launched yesterday, ‘Teenagency – How young people can create a better world’. It finds that not only do…

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Last night’s compelling BBC documentary https://bbc.in/2OHqGaj presented by Stacey Dooley might be the first of its kind to take the true environmental and social impact of fast fashion to a mainstream national audience, and surely signals a shift in public sentiment. The fundamental point is made in the documentary…

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In the first event of its kind, 600 young people, ages 13 to 21, gathered in México for the JA Global Youth Forum to develop innovative solutions to the systemic challenges faced by the fashion industry, as part of a wider programme of activities. The challenge, sponsored by the…

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An invitation to our event: Over the years, millions of young people have changed the way we think, live and consume . From the counter culture in the 60’s to the recent #neveragain movement of gun activists across the US, to the teenagers of the #myclimateaction movement suing for…

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The Global Education and Skills Forum (GESF), sponsored and hosted by the Varkey Foundation, has established itself as the pre-eminent global education conference. Each year, thousands gather in the host city of Dubai. At the 2018 conference, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Lewis Hamilton, Jennifer Hudson, Al Gore,…

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Apr 19, 2018
Future of Fashion

Despite several well-intentioned, well-funded and highly collaborative initiatives across the fashion industry to create more circular products, value chains and business models, the voice and meaningful involvement of young people in these initiatives is largely absent. We see this as a market failure that needs to be corrected. It…

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