Last year, the Swedish Fashion Council made an unprecedented move while planning the annual Stockholm Fashion Week: They canceled the event entirely, citing concerns about its environmental impact. Not everyone in fashion is taking such drastic measures, of course, but it spoke to the urgent need for action on the issue, one that designers and customers alike are now recognizing.
The Development Policy Foundation is seeking European partner cities to apply for the Partnership for Sustainable Cities 2020 call. The Foundation is looking for a lead partner and would be preparing the application. This call is to promote integrated urban development through partnerships built among Regional & Local Authorities of the EU Member States and of partner countries in accordance with the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development.