Giusy Bettoni – CEO of C.L.A.S.S. and GCC fabric director – participated in an on stage panel discussion with Green Carpet Challenge (GCC) founders Livia Firth and Lucy Siegle, at this years RITE conference (London, October 10th).
Debating the importance of highlighting sustainable fashion to celebrities and leading luxury designers, the trio spoke to RITE attendees about some of the challenges they faced since the campaign for awareness had started. Taking questions from the audience, RITE delegates were impressed and amused by some of the sourcing challenges the GCC team faced.
C.L.A.S.S was also invited to exhibit some of its latest eco library textiles, on this the fifth RITE conference. The audience was a mixture of seasoned and new delegates, with key brands such as Nike, M&S and H&M all there to support this important calendar event. John Mowbray one of the founders of the conference announced a new affiliation with Nordic group NICE, over forthcoming conferences. C.L.A.S.S. recently paired up with NICE to exhibit the most innovative European sustainable designers at WHITE in Milan, an initiative C.L.A.S.S. has been involved with for over three years. C.L.A.S.S. was also the official textile provider for the Fashion Summit in Copenhagen also organized by NICE.