Fashion 4 Development Solutions & CLASS Eco Hub announce the launch of a series on sustainability with the Italian Culture Institute of New York from October 18 to 22

The next event organized by Fashion 4 Development & CLASS Eco Hub will include a panel discussion, the launch of the ReCLothe platform, the presentation of LINEAPELLE “A NEW POINT OF MATERIALS” with a selection of materials that represent responsible innovation.

New York, NY, United States – Fashion 4 Development & CLASS Eco Hub are pleased to announce the launch of a series on sustainability with the Italian Institute of Culture New York, which will be held October 18-22 in New York. The event will include a panel discussion on a hot topic, the launch of the ReCLothe platform, followed by a unique showcase of the LINEAPELLE presentation “A NEW POINT OF MATERIALS”, representing a selection of leathers and materials, produced by leading suppliers who have integrated sustainability and innovation into their business processes and products.

“The Sustainability series will feature an incredible selection of experts who will share their perspectives on one of the hottest topics for the industry and the contemporary consumer: responsible innovation,” said a spokesperson for Fashion 4 Development. “We will discuss with Mr. Fabrizio Nuti, president of Unic, the association of Italian tanneries, the meaning of the responsibility of the Italian leather industry where design, art, heritage, investment in a A new generation of processes, the integration of the United Nations SDGs into the strategy delivers a new generation of industries and products. Following this, Ferragamo will share its strategy for sustainability and responsible leather. And speaking of TRANSPARENCY of systems, we will have an interesting Anteprima: the presentation of “STRACCI”, a documentary directed by Tommaso Santi who also scripted it with Silvia Gambi who tells about the sustainability of fashion by looking at it through the eyes. of those who still have recycled clothes and used textile scraps to transform them into raw materials. A journey that starts from Prato, the world capital of recycled wool, and goes around the world, discovering the impact on the planet of excessive consumption to which the fashion world has become accustomed. Andreas Röhrich – Global R&D and Sustainability Director, Wolford would share their 5-year journey of how they’ve developed the ability to offer intimate, exclusive, beautiful, high-performance, circular economy-based products from cradle to cradle.

And this event has another exceptional news to share: “The ReCLothe Platform”, the most extensive global supply chain center of expertise that serve as a useful resource to inform and educate professionals and students of the fashion and lifestyle industry on the next generation values ​​of the circular economy, thus having a significant impact on the value chain.

This platform was created by Fashion 4 Development and CLASS Eco Hub to support the United Nations Office of Partnerships for the Sustainable Development Goals. Fashion 4 Development and CLASS Eco Hub are both recognized as top leaders with extensive experience working from broad perspectives to advance the transformation of sustainability

The ReCLothe platform will showcase current innovators highlighting best practices and solutions for textiles and manufacturers, pushing the industry towards a greener and more sustainable standard. The platform will drive members towards scalable and more responsible manufacturing processes, fostering responsible innovation practices in all aspects of the supply chain, measured and proven.

The highlight of this event is the launch of the presentation “A NEW POINT OF MATERIALS”, which is a journey to discover leathers, materials and technologies that represent innovations and responsible values ​​that contemporary consumers are looking for.

The presentation of LINEAPELLE “A NEW POINT OF MATERIALS” consists in discovering and sharing innovative and responsible materials. The main objective of highlighting LINEAPELLE in the event is to share with visitors “enlightened” stories about the level of innovation, performance and responsibility of each material. Something key to being able to activate a conscious choice.

A NEW POINT OF MATERIALS aims to be an important space for discovery, in-depth analysis and information where you can participate and learn how leathers and materials can concretely deliver the concept of responsible innovation. It is a space that perfectly transmits an exciting combination of technology and craftsmanship, tradition and avant-garde.

A NEW POINT OF MATERIALS offers a precise selection of leathers and materials based on evolving “green” content throughout their production cycle: from the strategic vision of each company on responsible innovation to the intelligent transformation of high-performance products capable of satisfying a new generation of values.

A NEW MATERIAL POINT is organized by LINEAPELLE in collaboration with CLASS & F4D Solutions.

Materials and businesses that should be part of the exhibit at the event include:

Biol by BCN Concerie Spa

Spa Bonaudo

Spa Conceria Incas

Dani group spa

Econyl® by Aquafil and Limonta Spa

Edmos by Gled Srl

FLOCUS® – Kapok

Mastrotto Group

Imbotex Srl

Spa Masoni Industrie Conciaria


Spa Conceria Montebello

Newlife â„¢ by Sinterama Spa


Orange fiber

Re-Verso â„¢

Russo di Casandrino SpA

Spa Sciarada Industria Conciaria

Sicerp Spa


About Fashion 4 Development

Mode 4 Development (F4D) is a global private sector platform founded by Evie Evangelou in January 2011 to support the United Nations Millennium Development Goals and “Every Woman Every Child”, the United Nations initiative led by Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon. Its mission is to promote positive social change and harness the power of fashion and lifestyle.


TO CLASSIFY is the international eco hub founded by Giusy Bettoni in 2007 which has established itself as a benchmark in the fashion and textile sector for brands, designers, manufacturers, students and all those who are determined to make the smarter mode. CLASS’s mission is to provide professionals with the strategic tools to trigger change and grow in both responsibility and competitiveness.

UNIC – Italian National Union of the Tanning Industry

UNIC – Italian Tanneries is the world’s leading association of the tanning industry. Created in 1946, it is affiliated with Confindustria, the European Confederation of Tanners (Cotance, Brussels) and the International Council of Tanners and is a member of various national and international organizations and institutions with which it works on activities focused on the innovation and growth. It represents 1,200 companies, 17,500 employees and bills around 5 billion euros per year (export: 76%). The Italian tannery industry is at the forefront of technological development and quality, circular and environmental commitment and an innovative mission on the style front.


LINEAPELLE is the business experience designed and promoted by the Italian tannery industry. It is the world’s leading trade fair dedicated to leather and the entire industry that revolves around it. With two editions per year, one in Milan (Fieramilano Rho), more than 1,200 exhibitors from 40 countries, and more than 42,000 visitors from the footwear, leather goods, leather goods, clothing and clothing sectors. furniture, from 100 countries, Lineapelle is not only a must-see opportunity for industry players to come together to discuss issues relating to production and sales; it is also fundamental from a stylistic point of view, by anticipating the creative needs of the market by developing the trends that each exhibitor presents according to its product dimension and its clientele. LINEAPELLE MILANO is the centerpiece of a global network of exhibitions, which includes the preview of LINEAPELLE London and LINEAPELLE New York and a presence at other international exhibitions, through joint activities and workshops.

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