Sustainability, Science, Society: flourishing people, thriving ecosystems Event as iCalendar

04 October 2017

5:30pm

Venue: Refreshments in Foyer, Building 301 @ 5.30pm; Seminar starts @ 6pm in Large Chemistry Lecture Theatre Ground Floor, Building 301

Location: 23 Symonds Street, City Campus

Host: Faculty of Science

Cost: Free, please register online to book your seat

Website: https://www.eventbrite.co.nz/e/sustainability-science-society-the-fashion-industry-tickets-37742981273

Join us for a seminar on key sustainability issues within the fashion industry.

This seminar will include speakers from the Faculty of Science who will present current research and thinking on the topic and guest speakers from organisations that are applying innovative solutions.

 

Speakers and topics

Professor Penny Brothers, School of Chemical Sciences, The University of Auckland
Towards clean, green clothing.

 

Maxine Gay, Retail Secretary FIRST Union
What about the workers:  the high cost of Fast Fashion, clothes we make and sell and can't afford to buy. 

 

Dr Maureen Benson-Rea and Miriam Seifert, Management and International Business, The University of Auckland
Fashion Victims: the clothing industry's efforts to improve safety for its workers.

 

Auguste Harrington, Postgraduate student, School of Psychology, The University of Auckland
The sustainability of fast fashion from a designer's perspective.

Sustainability in fashion