The Fabric of Change Innovators
Fabric of Change identifies, supports and give visibility to leading social innovators with the most promising solutions for addressing social and environmental issues within the apparel industry.
These individuals have the vision, creativity and perseverance of entrepreneurs, but with a focus on solutions for the good of all. They are contributing to building systems that enable everyone to thrive and solve problems for themselves. Their collective work transforms industries and sparks global movements.
We are working with leading innovators at multiple stages of growth, to support and scale their initiatives for a more sustainable apparel industry.
Ashoka Fellows Scaling their Impact
These 11 Ashoka Fellows were handpicked to participate in the Ashoka Globalizer Program to accelerate the impact of their work in order to achieve systemic change within the apparel industry.
Ashoka Fellows Leading Change
These innovators have been selected as ‘Fabric of Change’ Ashoka Fellows. Ashoka Fellows benefit from a lifetime of support from Ashoka’s network of peers, changemakers and partners. Based on their needs, they also can receive a financial stipend for up to three years to accelerate their development.
Award Winning Changemakers
In 2015-2016, we ran a global search for innovators building a fair and sustainable apparel industry that respects people and planet. The following three innovators were selected as champions, and each received a cash prize and access to leading industry opportunities.