GFA Academy partners with Fashion Values

GFA Academy will work closely with Fashion Values to empower students and emerging fashion businesses.

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We are delighted to announce the new partnership between GFA Academy and Fashion Values – a sustainability education programme developed by Centre for Sustainable Fashion in partnership with Kering, IBM and Vogue Business.


Together, The Fashion Values partners bring together a network of sustainability experts, fashion professionals, educators, academics and students from across the fashion system.


With many synergies between our visions and missions, we are united in a desire to transform fashion through sustainability education, and to inspire students, individuals, and businesses to create change. GFA Academy will work closely with Fashion Values to empower students and emerging fashion businesses to develop their sustainability literacy, stimulate innovation and generate new fashion systems.


Open Call: Fashion Values Challenge


As part of this partnership, we are pleased to announce an open call for submissions to the Fashion Values Challenge – a global call-out for change-making products, services and systems in response to the question: ‘How can Fashion value Society?’


GFA Academy will act as a nominator for three applicants for this year’s Fashion Values Challenge to help identify the next leading innovations in fashion design, media and/or technology.


Read more about the Challenge


Fill in the form here by 22 February for the chance to be nominated by GFA – all students and industry professionals over the age of 18 are welcome. If selected, GFA will be in touch to let you know to submit your application directly to Fashion Values, under our endorsement.


The winners will benefit from a 6-month mentorship programme with Fashion Values that will allow them to meet advisors from the esteemed Fashion Values network and work with them to further develop their idea. Of these potential mentors is GFA’s Head of Innovation & Academy, Christina Iskov. Plus, this year’s prize includes tickets to Global Fashion Summit: Copenhagen Edition 2023 including travel and accommodation.

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