Other circular considerations
5.1. Traceability and transparency
Presenter: Kirsti Cura (Postdoctoral researcher at Aalto University)
By the end of this class you will understand what are the main benefits, challenges and obligations of companies interested in changing their business model towards transparent and traceable practices.
5.2. Life Cycle Assessment
Presenters: Torun Hammar (RISE Research Institute of Sweden)
By the end of this class you will understand how Life cycle Assessment is used, its main challenges, advantages, and what it represents to the company adopting it.
Presenter: Anubhuti Bhatnagar (Postdoctoral researcher at Aalto University)
By the end of this class the student will understand the meaning and importance of social lyfe cycle assessment within Circular Economy.
5.4. Environmental Labelling
Presenter: Ingegerd Hartmann (RISE Research Institute of Sweden)
By the end of this class you will understand the reasoning for getting a label (from its legal requirements to the advantages of starting a certification process) and will have an overview of the four most common labels in Europe: Oeko-Tex, GOTS, EU-flower, Blue Sign.
5.5. Scaling innovation and infrastructure in the textiles industry
Presenter: Fashion for Good
By the end of this class, students will be equipped with a systems perspective on how the industry can achieve the bold ambitions set by organisations in the textiles industry — from validating ideas to raising investment and collaborating across the entire supply chain. The class brings forth Fashion for Good’s experience with scouting and scaling innovation, as well as that of projects they are currently working on.