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Regenerating Our Textile Systems Course – Session 1

April 29, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

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Session 1: Defining Regeneration for Fiber & Textile Systems

April 29, 9:00-10:30 am PST

From carbon cycling to creative supply chain partnerships, we will explore the fundamental connections between atmosphere and soil.  We will explore the practical ways in which we can balance risk in the supply chain to meet our climate goals.

Click here to register for Fibershed’s Regenerating Our Textile Systems course.


Core learnings: 

  • Develop an understanding of the role of brands & designers to enhance biological and social regeneration
  • Realize the impacts of a 1.5 and 2-degree pathway specific to supply chains
  • Explore the potential for meeting textile industry climate goals through the supply chain
  • Develop an understanding of the carbon cycle and its connection to climate change and your work specifically
  • Develop an understanding and working definition of environmental justice and how it connects to your work specifically
  • Develop an understanding of exacting strategies that can enable environmental justice within your supply chain

Guest speakers:

    • Dr. Jeff Creque, Director of Rangeland and Agroecosystem Management at the Carbon Cycle Institute, on the Earth’s Carbon Cycle and Earth’s Energy Battery
    • Gopal Dayaneni, MG Planning Committee at Movement Generation, on how the Exploitation of People is at the Root of Exploitation of Natural Resources
    • Sarah Bellos, founder, and CEO of Stony Creek Colors
    • Nishanth Chopra, founder of Oshadi Studio and organizer of the Prakriti Fibershed Affiliate
    • Led by Rebecca Burgess, founder and Executive Director of Fibershed


April 29, 2020
9:00 am - 10:30 am