New ideas and connections were shaped as Egyptian pioneers in sustainable development joined up for the first part of DEDI Green Gate project. Two upcoming workshops will bring them together with Danish counterparts.
DEDI Green Gate’s first international workshop kicked off with visits to an organic farm and local grassroots movements, with the participants eager to meet again in Denmark for the second workshop of the program.
The way we understand fashion is changing. Fashion is no longer just about looking good, it is about being environmentally and ethically aware of how the clothes are being manufactured, where they are coming from, and what impact a piece of clothing has on our environment.
Green entrepreneurship and innovation in the field of fashion are on top of the agenda of DEDI Green Gate 2022. We had the privilege of receiving almost 100 applications and after many a difficult choice, we shared the good news of them being selected with 23 amazing young people.
How can we reduce the massive carbon footprints of the fashion industry? During the first workshop of DEDI Green Gate 2022 held in August, the 22 participants were looking for answers to this question and sharing experiences and knowledge.
Producing sustainable footwear is a complicated process. Given the environmental impact of a global production of 20 billion pairs of shoes yearly, the stakes are high. When teaming up during DEDI Green Gate Workshop, the two footwear designers, Youssef Anwar and Anna Poulsen, gained valuable knowhow.
People, planet and profit are at stake as 97 pct. of all fast fashion garments are made in developing countries. One answer is slow fashion and social responsibility, Norhan El Sakkout, Lone Munk, and Jeannette Loua would agree.