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Online Launch of The Green Tingkat: The Power of the Consumer in Fashion

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ONLINE LAUNCH OF THE GREEN TINGKAT: THE POWER OF CONSUMER IN FASHION

This discussion is part of the #Kampung Chats for the online launch of The Green Tingkat by The Green Collective SG, where we'll be covering hot topics from food waste to plastic bags. See you there!

27 Aug
7pm - 8:30pm: Sustainable Consumption & Greenwashing

28 Aug
10:30am - 11:30am : Waste - The Ugly Side of Food
12pm -1pm: What is Holistic Wellness?

4pm - 6:30pm : Caught Green Handed (IG LIVE) - meet your fave eco-brands from The Green Collective SG!

29 Aug
10:30am - 11:30am : The Power of the Consumer in Fashion
12pm -1pm: Plastic Bags - The Carrot or The Stick?

2pm - 6pm : Caught Green Handed (IG LIVE) - meet your fave eco-brands from The Green Collective SG!


What difference can the consumer really make to improve the sustainability of fashion? Join Fashion Revolution SG, The Fashion Pulpit and ZERRIN as they explore the need for change in the industry, the power of the consumer and what and how they can make the choices needed to put pressure on the industry.


WHAT IS THE GREEN TINGKAT?
Just like Singapore's food, we definitely can't live without sustainability, and so we're delivering it right to you with our e-commerce platform, The Green Tingkat. Drawing inspiration from the traditional lunch box carriers used to "dabao" and deliver food, This online platform offers a range of eco-friendly products from our member partner brands. Go through each layer to discover surprises! Visit us at www.thegreencollective.sg


WHAT TO EXPECT
10:30am Introduction to the launch
Sharing by The Green Collective SG
10:35am Panel Discussion "The Power of Consumer in Fashion"
11:15am Q&A
11:30am END

Panelists -
Chu Wong ( Country Co-ordinator, Fashion Revolution SG & Founder, Shop Bettr)
Raye Padit (Founder & CEO, The Fashion Pulpit)
Susannah Jaffer (Founder, ZERRIN)

Moderator - Anisa Johnny ( Senior Lecturer, Fashion Marketing & Management, Raffles College of Higher Education)


After registration, attendees will receive a link to the Watch Stream page containing the streaming URL.

The Panelists:
Chu Wong ( Country Co-ordinator, Fashion Revolution SG & Founder, Shop Bettr)
Having worked on business strategy and implementation in the corporate world, Chu now focuses on solving problems and increasing efficiency in projects related to the environment and social causes. Chu specialises in sustainable fashion, with experience spanning across multiple organisations in the industry, both non- and for-profit. She is currently the Founder of Shop Bettr and the Country Coordinator of Fashion Revolution Singapore.

Raye Padit (Founder & CEO, The Fashion Pulpit)
As Founder of The Fashion Pulpit & Connected Threads Asia, Raye’s mission is to bring awareness around the social and environmental impacts of fast fashion, while offering a sustainable, easy and fun solution through clothes swapping.

He is also a budding fashion designer who uses waste fabrics in his pieces. His works have been featured in different media platforms: The Straits Times, Business Times, Honeycombers, Channel NewsAsia, and more. He has been invited to speak at different events and institutions, including TEDx, PechaKucha, and Green Is The New Black.

Susannah Jaffer, (Founder, ZERRIN)
Susannah Jaffer is the founder of ZERRIN (zerrin.com), a Singapore-based company driving awareness of sustainable fashion & beauty. A media hub, curated marketplace and directory working with a growing community of emerging brands, the platform is fast becoming Asia's leading gateway for ethical consumerism. A former magazine editor, in 2016 Susannah woke up to the colossal impact of the retail industry on people and the planet and knew she wanted to create change. After learning to heal her toxic relationship with her wardrobe and discovering the sustainable alternatives out there, she set out to build a company that would empower others to embark on the same journey.



The Moderator:
Anisa Johnny ( Senior Lecturer, Fashion Marketing & Management, Raffles College of Higher Education)
Anisa has spent over 15 years doing a variety of roles in the fashion industry in the UK and more recently Singapore. From training in the buying office at Marks & Spencers Head Office, launching her own fashion brand with clients across Europe to working her way up to a consulting for TopShop. Anisa cut her teeth on design thinking and branding whilst establishing one of London's best heritage buildings into a unique venue as part of her postgraduate research. She then transitioned to academia, spending the last 7 years as a Senior Lecturer in Fashion Marketing & Management.


The Organiser:
The Green Collective SG is Singapore's first collective of sustainable brands curated based on the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Housing more than 42 sustainable brands in its Green Kampung, the collective works with a vision to provide sustainable alternatives to everyday products to its community.

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Sat Aug 29, 2020
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM SGT
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