21 June 2023
Fashion companies are becoming increasingly conscious of adopting sustainable practices and transforming into green businesses. This is not just about greenwashing; it signifies a real revolution that offers new job opportunities requiring specific skills for those who specialize in this field.
One of the reasons driving this change is the necessity for companies to modify their production processes to be more environmentally and socially responsible. Consumers are becoming more aware of the environmental and social impact of fashion and prefer brands that commit to sustainability. As a result, companies are seeking professionals who can guide them through the transition towards a more sustainable fashion industry.
Here are some professions revolving around this field:
1. Conscious Fashion Designer
A professional who designs with three fundamental elements in mind: the sustainability of people, the planet, and economic results.
2. Sustainable Textile Specialist
Not all fabrics are equal. This expert has knowledge of various natural, eco-friendly, recycled, and certified fibers. Their expertise facilitates the consistent production of sustainable textiles.
3. Fashion Sustainability Manager
This expert is responsible for raw materials and production processes, ensuring they are sustainable and environmentally friendly from start to finish.
4. CSR Consultant
The role of a Corporate Social Responsibility Consultant is crucial for companies embracing sustainable growth programs and ethical behaviors.
5. Product Sustainability Specialist
This role plays a key function in creating new fashion products by combining creativity and design with technical expertise focused on sustainable production processes.
Investing in education and specialization in this field not only opens doors to new career opportunities but also contributes to a more sustainable future for the fashion industry as a whole. Discover more about the Master's program in Fashion Design at IED Rome!
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Creative Director at ETRO and Leather goods Head Designer at Fendi. Internationally recognized as one of the most innovative and exciting voices in made in Italy fashion.
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After two years, returns IED Roma Graduation Ceremony, to celebrate the latest graduates in the presence of teachers, families and friends. Two hundred and sixty-one diplomas were awarded.