Sustainable Model for Design and Business by Nghia Ton

A Sustainable Model of Business

The Kering perspective In this video Marie-Claire Daveu, Chief Sustainability Officer at Kering, gives an introduction to sustainability from a luxury business perspective. She discusses the relationship between luxury fashion and sustainability, and how Kering are using creative approaches to tackle environmental issues. Sustainable Development Goals The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a collection of 17 shared values and global goals set out by the United Nations, and have been adopted by countries to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all as part of a new sustainable development agenda. Each goal has specific targets to be achieved by the year 2030, and for the goals to be reached, everyone needs to do their part; governments, the private sector, civil society and people like yourselves. Paris Climate Accord The COP21 Agreement, which stands for the Paris Climate Accord is a deal that was created in December 2015 that united 195 of the world’s nations in a single agreement on tackling climate change for the first time in history. It is an agreement within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) dealing with greenhouse gas emissions mitigation, adaptation and finance with a roadmap finalised by the year 2020.

Posted by Nghia Ton Designs on Wednesday, 25 April 2018

My Ethical Journey Started with this Video by Nghia Ton

My Ecosustainethical Journey

Over the last few years I've been researching and learning about Ecological, Sustainability & Ethical Integrity in Design. So here is a little video that helped me begin. Why fashion and sustainability? Professor Dilys Williams who is the Director of the Centre for Sustainable Fashion, and Lead Educator for this course. In this short film Dilys introduces and discusses fashion design for sustainability, and highlights some of the key principles and global challenges that we currently face.

Posted by Nghia Ton Designs on Friday, 13 April 2018