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Copenhagen Fashion Summit 2019 to host esteemed speakers

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HRH The Crown Princess of Denmark /Pic: Copenhagen Fashion summit
HRH The Crown Princess of Denmark /Pic: Copenhagen Fashion summit
The Copenhagen Fashion Summit 2019, a business event on sustainability in fashion to be held on May 15-16, has lined up highly esteemed names for the programme as speakers. In partnership with group of strategic partners like Kering, H&M, Target, Bestseller, Li & Fung, and Sustainable Apparel Coalition, Global Fashion Agenda leads the fashion industry.

Her Royal Highness, the Crown Princess, is patron of Global Fashion Agenda and Copenhagen Fashion Summit 2019. Her patronage demonstrates continued support for promoting a sustainable and responsible fashion and textile industry. The Crown Princess has been patron of the Copenhagen Fashion Summit since 2009 and has attended all summits, according to a press release on the summit.

Wolfgang Blau is president of Condé Nast International, where he is working to incorporate digital authority into the heart of the organisation’s leadership. Prior to joining Condé Nast International, Blau served as the director of digital strategy for The Guardian and as editor-in-chief of Zeit Online, a position that won him Germany’s chief editor of the year award.

Sandrine Dixson-Decleve is co-president of the Club of Rome and a respected senior advisor, facilitator, and lecturer. She has 30 years of international experience with a particular focus on climate change, sustainable development, green growth, energy solutions, and sustainable finance.

John Hoke is Nike’s chief design officer and heads Nike’s global design team. Hoke directs an international creative community of over 1,000 designers charged with inspiring, innovating and designing hundreds of apparel and footwear styles each year. Michael Kobori is vice-president of sustainability at Levi Strauss, where he is responsible for the company’s sustainability vision, strategy, and programmes and committed to supporting a more sustainable apparel sector.

Philip Lymbery is chief executive of the leading international farm animal welfare organisation, Compassion in World Farming. In addition to being a visiting professor at the University of Winchester and vice president of Eurogroup for Animals in Brussels, Lymbery is an award-winning author, ornithologist, photographer, naturalist, and self-confessed animal advocate.

Samata Pattinson works across fashion and media as vice president of Red Carpet Green Dress, a global design campaign showcasing sustainable fashion at the academy awards. The organisation partners with brands, educators, environmental leaders, businesses, and celebrities like Louis Vuitton, TESLA, Vivienne Westwood, Reformation, ESMOD fashion colleges, Naomie Harris, Sophie Turner, Gina Rodriguez, and Lakeith Stanfield to implement change.

Clare Press is Vogue Australia’s sustainability editor-at-large and the presenter of the Wardrobe Crisis podcast. A former Vogue features director and Marie Claire fashion editor, she is currently writing her fourth book, which is about the future of fashion.

Peder Michael Pruzan-Jorgensen is the director and owner of Orca & Co., a strategy advisory firm that works with companies and capital owners to maximise business value and societal impact by placing environmental, social, and governance factors at the heart of decision-making. (GK)

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