NRDC tries to help the fashion designers understand their ecological footprint. “You know the color of fashion next season by looking at the current colors of the rivers in China.” - Linda Greer of NRDC.
NRDC’s Clean by Design
“You need the leaders of the industry to take an important role and to stand up and say, ‘Listen, we all need to do this together.’” - Anna Wintour
“Clean by Design is something we should stand behind.” - Diane von Furstenberg
NRDC aims to revolutionize the global textile supply chain by working with designers and brands, multinational retailers, and Chinese environmental specialists. Clean by Design and its lead partner, the Council of Fashion Designers of America, assembled an advisory council of world-class designers and industry leaders to address the business challenges this global industry faces and to promote better choices for fiber, dye, and consumer care, as well as standards for factory performance. Read more: Clean by Design