• FAST TALKS | Fashion & Positive Impact

What can be the positive impact of the fashion industry? We try to understand how this sector can be responsible for a change of behaviors and attitudes that can keep up with the urgent environmental, social and ethical needs of the planet, avoiding its exhaustion and the increase of serious issues.

We invited designers, researchers and activists to join this discussion. All of them, through their projects, try to build a better world and set an example for us to do so as well.

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MEET THE SPEAKERS
Alfredo Orobio

Alfredo Orobio

In an industry where everyone talks about ego, Orobio, fashion designer, created the largest fashion collective in the world. More than 15.000 designers in 93 countries build the collaborative network that makes up AWAYTOMARS, which tests the benefits of co-creation season after season.

Carolina Alvarez-Ossorio

Carolina Alvarez-Ossorio

Ecoalf, through cleansing the ocean, strives to stop careless use of natural resources. Its mission is to create recycled products with the same quality and design as the best non-recycled ones. Fashion is not just about looking good, it's doing what is right for the planet.

Eva Geraldine Fontanelli

Eva Geraldine Fontanelli

Founder and CEO of Goooders, an aggregator of brands that are kind to the planet, Eva has built a career as a creative consultant and sustainability activist and has been appointed mentor to the UN program for social entrepreneurship.

Patrick Duffy

Patrick Duffy

Patrick Duffy founded Global Fashion Exchange (GFX) in 2013 with the mission of challenging the fashion industry to create a more sustainable world through cultural forums and events. In addition to GFX, Patrick also manages global partnerships for Common Objective, launched Mr. Duffy, a 100% circular, sustainable-focused fashion collection and is a partner of Design Pavilion in New York.

Joana Barrios
Moderator

Joana Barrios

She is the woman of all trades — actress, presenter, author, influencer — but it is because she enjoys talking and analyzing that Joana Barrios takes over the role of conductor of these Fast Talks. Curiosity is the fuel of thought.

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About Fast Talks

What can be the positive impact of the fashion industry? We try to understand how this sector can be responsible for a change of behaviors and attitudes that can keep up with the urgent environmental, social and ethical needs of the planet, avoiding its exhaustion and the increase of serious issues.

We invited designers, researchers and activists to join this discussion. All of them, through their projects, try to build a better world and set an example for us to do so as well.

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