Global fashion Agenda have called upon both highstreet and designer brands to take responsibility of the way they’re products are created through changing production processes.
The 2017 Fashion Summit in Copenhagen created awareness of the negative impacts it has on the Earth therefore were able to get signatories to commit to the 2020 action plan.
The 2020 action plan consists of four different objectives which are set as a guideline for brands and companies have to achieve a minimum of one. These include:
Action 1: Implementing design strategies for cyclability
Action 2: Increasing the volume of used garments collected
Action 3: Increasing the volume of used garments resold
Action 4: Increasing the share of garments made from recycled post-consumer textile fibres.
Signatories commit to setting targets in one or more of these four action points for 2020 and to annually report on their progress. Global Fashion Agenda will support the brands in implementing the commitment through knowledge sharing, policy engagement and by facilitating industry alignment. Brands including within this plan are Kering Group, H&M, Zara, Hugo Boss, Zara, Tommy Hilfiger, M&S e.t.c.
At Copenhagen Fashion Summit 2017, Global Fashion Agenda called on brands and retailers to sign a commitment to join the transition to a circular fashion system.