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Transformers Foundation Board Members on Denim’s Ethical Evolution

Recognizing the need for change and enacting transformation are two different things.

Earlier this year, the denim industry thought leader turned into action as it turned its Kingpins Transformers content programming into an NGO centered on taking the industry in a more sustainable, responsible direction.

This newly formed organization has attracted industry insiders with a likeminded desire to move the needle in denim. Among the foundation’s board members are Robin Cornelius, who founded traceability service Product DNA, Gaviland founder Miguel Sanchez, as well as Alberto de Conti, who heads up the fashion division at Rudolf Group, and previously worked at Levi Strauss & Co.

Read more at Carved in Blue.

This article is one of a series on Rivet from Lenzing’s Carved in Blue denim blog. From conversations with the experts behind the mills that make some of the world’s most-wanted denim to the global brands bringing novel denim made with TENCEL™ Lyocell and Modal to the market, Carved in Blue shares the stories of those whose roots run deep with denim. Visit