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Nike, Patagonia and Eileen Fisher Discuss the Future of Sustainable Design

When it’s deliver-or-die, supply chains become the lifeblood of a company. To that end, the fashion industry has embraced technology to navigate today’s hyper-complicated supply chain, with myriad solutions shaping the first, middle and last mile. Call it Sourcing 2.0.

If the apparel industry is going to make meaningful progress toward sustainability, companies must start collaborating. That was the conclusion panelists reached Monday at “Rock, Paper, Scissors: Patagonia, Nike & Eileen Fisher Speak to Leading Change,” an event hosted by the Brooklyn Fashion and Design Accelerator and the collaborative platform NYCxDesign.

Jill Dumain, director of environmental strategy at Patagonia; Ed Thomas, general manager of material science & innovation for sustainability at Nike, Inc.; and Candice Reffe, core concept leader at Eileen Fisher.

Read more at Sourcing Journal.

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