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Orta’s Vision for a More Socially Responsible Denim Ecosystem

During the pandemic, the traditional workplace has been upended.

For many corporate employees, Covid has ushered in a switch from working out of offices to working from home. With this shift has come a growing adoption of digital tools to foster collaboration when in-person meetings and travel aren’t possible.

While Covid has facilitated innovation, the crisis has also strained fashion employment in various parts of the supply chain. Roles that couldn’t be accomplished remotely were furloughed, and firms have reshuffled and downsized their teams with layoffs to navigate financial hardships.

During the Conscious Fashion Campaign’s Discover the SDGs educational series this month, Turkish denim mill Orta’s director of sales, marketing, R&D and product development Sedef Uncu Aki will be joining a panel about the future of work in the apparel industry.

Read more on 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