HELSINKI: Sustainable Fashion – role of fashion industry in Climate Action

06.11.21 | Event
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Interested in innovations and technology to advance sustainable fashion? Cases from Accenture in the Nordics


04:30 PM - 05:15 PM

Nordisk kulturkontakt
Kajsaniemenkatu 9
00170 Helsinki


Shifting to a circular economy presents a paradigm change for the fashion industry— modernizing fashion’s global production and consumption in a way unseen since the Industrial Revolution. Accenture will share cases of the work done with H&M foundation to advance circular fashion, and how different technologies such as 3D and Virtual Reality (VR) have the potential to reduce material usage and logistics emissions. Collaboration is needed for fashion industry to change – welcome to feel inspired and see the potential of innovations and technology.


  • Anna Töndevold

Anna Töndevold is Nordic Sustainability Strategy and Service Lead at Accenture with a passion to drive sustainability thought leadership and support businesses in achieving sustainable growth and innovation, in an era of disruptive technologies. She has experience from working with international businesses as well as start-ups and is an expert in the field of Circular Economy. She was one of the key authors for the 'Circular Economy Handbook for the Nordic Manufacturing sector' and 'The Shift - The role of telco in the circular economy', as well as a key contributor to the recently published book 'The Circular Economy Handbook'.

  • Olesja Hännikäinen

Olesja Hännikäinen is Innovation Service Designer from Accenture Liquid Studio in Helsinki. She works with emerging technologies, applying design thinking and ensuring the user needs are recognized and met in each project. She is particularly passionate about the intersection of immersive technologies and fashion industry, and is a founder of Exthereal - a conference addressing this topic.


Organizer: Accenture

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