STARTUPS AWARDS

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REASON BEHIND THIS CALL

Over the last year, there has been a significant shift in the collective consciousness regarding the urgency of putting a joint effort into making the Fashion Industry more sustainable.

In order to transition towards a more sustainable fashion system, the industry needs to face a number of serious challenges across its supply chain.

Our ultimate goal is helping fashion brands become more sustainable through innovation.

the categories

The Green Fashion Awards Italy 2022 encourages start-up applications in 4 categories

SUSTAINABLE MATERIALS

SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTION

SUSTAINABLE CONSUMPTION

SUSTAINABLE RETAILING & LOGISTICS

SUSTAINABLE MATERIALS

Alternative materials and textile innovation:

• Alternative materials
• Fabric recycling
• Fibre and textile innovation

SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTION

Solutions that enable the creation of more sustainable fashion garments:

• Sustainable design
• New agricultural techniques
• New energy- and water-saving techniques applied in textile processing
• Zero-carbon manufacturing
• Supply chain redesign
• Working conditions & pay

SUSTAINABLE RETAILING & LOGISTICS

Solutions improving the ways in which the goods reach the consumer:

• Transparency and traceability
• Logistics
• Packaging
• Distribution Channels

SUSTAINABLE CONSUMPTION

Solutions contributing to the circular economy:

• New customization techniques
• Sharing economy
• Product life extension models: second-hand, vintage, up-scaling
• Waste management
• Consumer education

THE PRIZE

Both finalists and winners get a set of carefully tailored benefits, all designed to have an immediate effect on the start-ups’ scaling up

THE WINNERS GET:

  • Matching mentors program: each start-up gets its dedicated high-profile mentor
  • Promotion as the Awards winner in European medias, as well as on social media channels
  • The Green Fashion Awards Italy trophy