GFA Academy facilitates learning opportunities for the industry and consumers interested in advancing their sustainability knowledge. Exploring a wide range of topics, from technical supply chain nuances to redesigning fashion products, GFA Academy focuses on the education of systems and services with earth and humanity in mind.
The Innovation Forum presents a curated community of the world’s leading sustainable solutions and connects them to fashion brands and retailers to drive meaningful transformation. GFA Academy work to bring on board Innovation Forum members to cover the entire value chain – from innovative materials to end-of-use solutions. Through various activities and networking opportunities facilitated by GFA Academy throughout the year, Innovation Forum members are being connected with the broader fashion industry to nurture new ideas and stimulate the market.
GFA DESIGNER CHALLENGE
GFA Academy invites brands and their Creative Directors to challenge the status quo and work in collaboration with a sustainable solution provider as part of the GFA Designer Challenge. They follow the Creative Directors and their sustainable design process from original idea to final product; matching style and ingenuity with supercharged tech solutions and inspires industry stakeholders to follow along on the journey that benefits both people and planet.
NEXT GEN ASSEMBLY
Formerly the Youth Fashion Summit, GFA Academy’s Next Gen Assembly convenes talented students and young professionals in an impactful advocacy programme, enabling the next generation to gain access to the industry, have their voices heard and ideas nurtured.
Through the programme activities, Next Gen Assembly is supported in developing advocacy and communications skills to foster their development as sustainability changemakers.