Zalando opens applications for Sustainability Award
Zalando has opened up its Sustainability Award for entries with brands invited to apply by April 25. It’s the fourth time the e-tail giant has run the award that takes place at Copenhagen Fashion Week and aims to encourage fashion labels “to explore sustainable alternatives and recognise brands that are already contributing to a more sustainable industry”.
The winner will partner with the company in developing an exclusive capsule collection, “which leverages sustainable advancements and innovation”. In addition to that, the prize includes €20,000.
It’s all part of Zalando’s do.More sustainability strategy and gives it an opportunity “to leverage its platform to facilitate collaboration across the industry and put the spotlight on brands that share its vision”.
The winning collection will need to “explore sustainability solutions in design and innovation across materials, production processes, technological solutions, and traceability with the aim to gain learnings that can be shared with the industry”.
That collection will be available on the webstore in 23 countries and will be unveiled at CFW on August 11.
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