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Advancing Fashion Legislation

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September 22
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Add to Calendar September 22 7:00 pm September 22 8:00 pm America/New_York Advancing Fashion Legislation

Introduced in January 2022, The Fashion Act in New York State aims to make New York the global leader in accountability for the $2.5 trillion fashion industry by requiring companies to adhere to clear, relevant, common and transparent reporting on energy, greenhouse gas emissions, water, plastic use and chemical management; achieve Science Based Targets, reducing a company’s carbon footprint is in line with the scale required to keep global warming below 2C from pre-industrial levels, as set out in the Paris Agreement; and actively engage in improving social standards within their supply chain.

Join Fashion Act architect Maxine Bedat in conversation with the Act’s lead Assembly sponsor, New York State Assembly member Dr. Anna Kelles at GCNYC for a live discussion about policy: how it’s developed, how it works, why it’s important, and why legislation is imperative for driving change in the global fashion industry.

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64 Wooster Street
64 Wooster Street
New York, NY 10012 United States
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Introduced in January 2022, The Fashion Act in New York State aims to make New York the global leader in accountability for the $2.5 trillion fashion industry by requiring companies to adhere to clear, relevant, common and transparent reporting on energy, greenhouse gas emissions, water, plastic use and chemical management; achieve Science Based Targets, reducing a company’s carbon footprint is in line with the scale required to keep global warming below 2C from pre-industrial levels, as set out in the Paris Agreement; and actively engage in improving social standards within their supply chain.

Join Fashion Act architect Maxine Bedat in conversation with the Act’s lead Assembly sponsor, New York State Assembly member Dr. Anna Kelles at GCNYC for a live discussion about policy: how it’s developed, how it works, why it’s important, and why legislation is imperative for driving change in the global fashion industry.