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Earth911 Podcast: Fordham University’s Frank Zambrelli on Scaling ESG Solutions in Fashion

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Frank Zambrelli, government director of Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business Responsible Business Coalition, discusses the college’s suggestions for sustainability and transparency within the style {industry}. He explains findings in Accenture’s lately launched report, Scaling ESG Solutions in Fashion, which recognized seven areas of focus required for sustainable changes to the fashion industry. They embody industry-wide adoption of transparent emissions reduction objectives of fifty% by 2030 and carbon neutrality by 2040, use of renewable power in manufacturing, elimination of using restricted chemical substances, and honest labor practices throughout each step of the style provide chain in an effort to flip the {industry} right into a sustainable one.

Frank Zambrelli, government director of Fordham University’s Responsible Business Coalition, is our visitor on Sustainability in Your Ear.

Fashion might make us feel and look good but it surely does no favors for the planet, accounting for as much as 8% of worldwide greenhouse fuel emissions yearly and offering many examples of egregious therapy of labor in low-income international locations. Frank additionally explains the intentions behind New York Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand’s Fashion Accountability and Building Real Institutional Change Act, or FABRIC Act, which the U.S. Senate is presently contemplating. It would require transferring style manufacturing again to the U.S. below higher environmental and labor requirements than different international locations implement. You can be taught extra about Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business at fordham.edu/gabelli-school-of-business.

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