Brooklyn, NY, September 27, 2019 --(PR.com
)-- Fashion Takes Action has invited Returnity CEO, Mike Newman, to speak alongside Jessica Iida (lululemon) and Karine Kicak (ALDO). The panel, titled “Integrating Sustainability into Retail Operations”: Sustainable Packaging & Carbon Management, will take place on Monday, October 7, 2019 in Toronto, Canada. Anika Kozlowski (Ryerson University) will moderate.
Fashion Takes Action (FTA) is Canada’s only non-profit organization devoted to the advancement of sustainability in fashion - through education, awareness and collaboration. To date FTA has worked with more than 700 brands, retailers, designers and academics, and has reached more than 20,000 students across Canada access to expertise, customers and capital.
“Our theme this year is Purpose Meets Progress, as we celebrate the many purpose-driven fashion businesses and at the same time recognize progress over perfection,” says FTA Founder Kelly Drennan. “WEAR is meant to inspire industry to become more circular and sustainable, and at the same time provides deep engagement and meaningful connections to be made.”
"We are excited to take part in this important discussion on integrating sustainability into retail operations," said Mike Newman, CEO of Returnity Innovations. "Our mission is to empower and enable the transition from linear to circular models through the custom implementation of reusable shipping and delivery packaging. The retail space is a great example of the success that comes from that model and we look forward to contributing to the conversation."
Returnity Innovations is the pioneer in the elimination of single use shipping packaging. Returnity builds out solutions and empowers the systems necessary for companies to shift to the new circular economy. For more information, please visit www.returnity.co.