This is a question several of my community members have brought up. Phrases like eco-anxiety or eco-anger are commonly used to describe what a lot of young people are feeling these days. This emotion is even more intense for those who are studying or working in sustainability. Everyday we make incremental progress towards our goals.… Continue reading But what about sustaining mental health while working in sustainability?
In this blog post from February 2019, I wrote about how I started SUSS, India’s first sustainable fashion community. Since April 2018, we’ve brought together an online community of over 600 people and hosted seven events on a range of topics from circularity to cultural sustainability, in varied formats – talks, film screenings, business workshops,… Continue reading SUSS: 2019 and Beyond
According a recent report by Quantis, the apparel and footwear industry contributes 8% to the world’s greenhouse gas (GHS) emissions, which almost as much as the climate impact of the European Union. This is why in December 2018, the Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action was launched under UN Climate Change with leading brands, retailers,… Continue reading How the fashion industry is rallying together to achieve net-zero emissions
Personal sustainability leadership opportunity In January 2018, I started Sustainable Style Speak (SUSS) as a Facebook Group to connect with people interested in or working in the space of sustainable fashion. What started as a personal interest, soon became a community of brilliant people and a series of events, experiences and interactions that convinced me… Continue reading SUSS: Building a sustainable fashion community
No matter how bad you think your 2018 was, it doesn’t compare to the public backlash received by the plastic straw. The fate of the plastic straw changed once a gut-wrenching video of a straw being pulled out of a sea turtle’s nose went viral. Once a reminder of cocktails and beaches, the plastic straw… Continue reading New year, new/no straws?
And welcome to SUSSout, a blog about sussing out sustainability. I’m Gauri and I’m basically, nearly, almost completely obsessed with sustainability in the fashion industry. About this blog I’m pursuing a Master’s in Sustainability Leadership at the University of Cambridge and as a part of our course work, we have to write a blog posts around a… Continue reading Hello