Value Chain: Where does your work fit into the apparel value chain? [check all that apply]
Raw Materials, Manufacturing, Consumption.
Your Role: What is your relationship to the apparel industry? [check all that apply]
Advocate/Organizer, Brand Representative, Designer, Sourcing Manager / Supply Chain Manager.
Target Population: What stakeholder groups do you engage or empower in your work? [check all that apply]
Designers, Factory Workers, Factory Owners, Trading Companies, Women.
Lever for Change: Select up to 3 ways your work is helping to transform the industry.
Advocacy, Capacity Building, Organizing, Standards, Training.
Is your project targeted at solving any of the following key barriers?
Sustainability is Not Yet in the DNA: Fast Fashion’s Current Model Disincentivizes Value-Driven Economies.
Does your project utilize any of the innovative design principles below?
Disrupt Business as Usual: Target Key Players Who Can Influence the Bottom Line, Transform the Chain into a Web: Link Unlikely Sectors that Open New Pathways to Sustainability.
Innovation Inspiration: When you first conceived of your project, did you think of it as applicable to the apparel industry?
If you answered "no" to the previous question, which industry was your project originally aimed at transforming?
● Replicating in the Apparel Industry: If your project didn't initially target the apparel industry, how are you specifically tailoring it to do so now?
Are you nurturing or inspiring others to be changemakers? If so, how?
I have atleast a phone call a week with those starting up their own product design initiatives in developing countries.
● Tell us about the partnerships that enhance your approach. How have you collaborated with others in the industry to increase your impact?
The West African Trade Hub has been an excellent partner. I would like to collaborate with the United Nations.