079. Manufactured x Transformers Foundation: The Higg Data Debate – No Room For Context, Imagination, or Co-Creation

I've been thinking a lot about the controversy surrounding the Higg Material Sustainability Index. It's taken me some time to put together my thoughts, and I'm not sure I'm totally there yet. But here it goes... [...]
12 Jul 2022
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079. Manufactured x Transformers Foundation: The Higg Data Debate – No Room For Context, Imagination, or Co-Creation
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This week’s episode is going to be a little bit different to normal episodes. As some of you might know, in addition to hosting this podcast I also write. An article I published last week through my work with Transformers Foundation is about a topic that’s very near and dear to my heart: greenwashing and the controversy over the Higg Material Sustainability Index.  So I wanted to give the piece some airtime here as well by releasing an audio version. If you prefer to read it, check out the text version here

P.S. – This is going to be the last episode for a couple of weeks. I aim to be back later this summer. In the meantime, wish me luck getting my work-life balance in better shape 😊

 

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Transformers Foundation is the unified voice representing the denim industry and its ideas for positive change. It was founded to provide a thus-far missing platform to the jeans and denim supply chain, and a central point of contact for consumers, brands, NGOs, and media who want to learn more about ethics and sustainable innovation in the industry.  

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