Women4Green Impact Series #11: Sustainable Fashion 2.0

CDL launched “Sustainable Fashion 2.0: Greening Our Wardrobe” in partnership with social enterprise The Fashion Pulpit, as part of our Women4Green Impact Series and outreach initiatives on responsible consumption and disposal. Attended by 50 in-person guests at the Singapore Sustainability Academy, the hybrid event opened with a dynamic fireside chat moderated by culinary anthropologist Nithiya Laila, featuring:

  • Ms Esther An, CDL Chief Sustainability Officer;
  • Ms Lauren Sorkin, Executive Director of Resilient Cities Network; and
  • Mr Raye Padit, Founder and CEO of The Fashion Pulpit

This was followed by an insightful sharing, moderated by Ms An, from various ambassadors on green consumerism in their own countries:

  • British High Commissioner to Singapore Her Excellency Kara Owen;
  • Ambassador of Denmark to Singapore and Brunei Her Excellency Sandra Jensen Landi;
  • Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands Her Excellency Margriet Vonno; and
  • New Zealand High Commissioner to Singapore Her Excellency Jo Tyndall

The event concluded with a chic upcycled fashion show, with models wearing stunning outfits comprising upcycled materials by The Fashion Pulpit. As part of the event, CDL also launched a public survey inviting participants to explore their own consumption habits, titled “Inside Our Wardrobe: An Experiential Wardrobe Exercise”. Note: The event adhered to prevailing COVID-19 Safe Management Measures. 

Watch the recording here