Sustainability and Social Change in Fashion

The fashion industry is currently responsible for 10% of annual global carbon emissions. In this episode, Dr. Leslie Davis Burns explains how we can change that, breaking down key concepts and ideas covered in her own classroom. Discover what different organizations and retailers are doing to be more sustainable and learn how you can help to reduce the negative impact the fashion industry has on our environment.


Leslie Davis Burns is President and Founder of Responsible Global Fashion LLC and Professor Emerita of Apparel Design and Merchandising at Oregon State University. She is the author of Sustainability and Social Change in Fashion, co-author of The Business of Fashion, and Editor-in-Chief of the new online resource, Bloomsbury Fashion Business Cases.

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