Green Fashion Week promotes the 17 Sustainable Development Goals of the 2030 Agenda,
signed by 193 member-countries of the United Nations.
End poverty in all its forms everywhere
GFW supports brands that are sustainable throughout their supply chain, including workers conditions.
End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture
GFW, enhancing those who treat equally their workers throughout the production chain, contributes to that these workers, even in emerging producer Countries, have an income able to safeguard their livelihoods.
Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
GFW proposes a fair fashion that takes care of the health and well-being of the workers, throughout the supply chain, and that produces garments that do not contain harmful substances for humans.
Ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning
GFW aims to spread awareness about the impact of the fashion industry on the environment and resources. At the same time, GFW enhances brands that have a fair working condition policy, thereby contributing on their well-being, even in terms of learning.
Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
GFW firsthand testifies equality between men and women.
Ensure access to water and sanitation for all
The fashion industry is a massive consumer and polluter of water. For this reason, GFW aims to spread awareness about the importance of choosing organic and sustainable garments, without even sacrificing luxury and design.
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all
GFW promotes and collaborates with brands that reduce the energy consumption, use clean energy for their production chain.
Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all
Workers, everywhere in the world with no exceptions, must be treated in a fair way, respecting human dignity. GFW prioritizes on brands that don't sacrifice workers living conditions to increase their economic growth.
Build resilient infrastructure, promote sustainable industrialization and foster innovation
GFW promotes sustainable production chains and boosts innovation and new sustainable technologies in fashion industry and related ones.
Reduce inequality within and among countries
GFW collects sustainable designers from all over the world with no distinctions.
Make cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable
By supporting Ethical Fashion, GFW helps entire world to develop and straighten in a sustainable way. Moreover, GFW's project "Greenlandia" aims to build a both sustainable and beautiful city as an example for the world.
Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
GFW aims to support and spread a fair fashion that can guarantee sustainability throughout the supply chain and distribution channels. Also the consumer is sensitized on responsible consumption, far away from the fast fashion that induces the consumer to buy cheap clothes that are thrown away after few uses.
Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts
GFW supports designers and companies respectful of the environment to use natural and energy resources, reducing CO2 emissions. So far, all the events organized by GFW are Carbon Neutral and the unavoidable emissions during the event are redeemed by funding of reforestation projects.
Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources
GFW promotes the use of organic raw materials, produced according to environmentally friendly methods that do not lead to the pollution of the marine life.
Sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, halt andreverse land degradation, halt biodiversity loss
GFW promotes companies that implement sustainable and responsible production processes also towards the environment and the ecosystem.
Promote just, peaceful and inclusive societies
GFW binds people together with international messages and promotes a peaceable exchange with international organizations and local institutions.
Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development
GFW gives great attention to sustainability characteristics in the selection of designers, partners and suppliers. It’s the only way to build a strong message and a real sustainability model.
Our goal is to collaborate with all Ministers of the Environment.
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