Lily Cole

Conscious consumerism

Lily Cole gives an overview of how consumers can impact good business policies especially when it comes to using ESG-friendly products in fashion, beauty, retail and food.

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Lily Cole

Conscious consumerism

Lily Cole gives an overview of how consumers can impact good business policies especially when it comes to using ESG-friendly products in fashion, beauty, retail and food.

Free

for FT subscribers, limited time offer ($25 for non-subscribers)

Buy Course

12 lessons

58 minutes

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12 lessons · 58 minutes

Course Overview

The 21st century is an era of radical digital transparency and customization in the world of consumer industries - and many young consumers are using those two trends to demand ESG-friendly products, particularly in the world of fashion, beauty, retail and food. But is it possible to really do this? Or is it just a marketing gimmick? What do companies today need to know about these shifting tastes - and what do consumers need to understand too? How does this impact supply chains, and our concept of "value" - and values.

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Profile of Lily Cole

Lily Cole

Lily Cole is an environmental activist, model, actress and filmmaker. She was involved in creating an environmentally friendly knitwear company, The North Circular, which launched in 2009. In her latest book Who Cares Wins she talks about the issue of sustainability, particularly within the fashion industry. Having focused on ethical issues for over 15 years, Lily supports brands who are making a difference.

Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

Lesson 10

Defying deforestation

If people knew what the things they were buying were doing to the planet they wouldn't buy them. Lily shares some frightening statistics. She also shares the key drivers of deforestation and what you and I can do about it. Lily talks about Chico Mendes' dream in aligning economic and ecological interests and why it's only now, decades after his assassination, starting to come to fruition.

4 minutes 16 seconds

Lesson 10

Defying deforestation

If people knew what the things they were buying were doing to the planet they wouldn't buy them. Lily shares some frightening statistics. She also shares the key drivers of deforestation and what you and I can do about it. Lily talks about Chico Mendes' dream in aligning economic and ecological interests and why it's only now, decades after his assassination, starting to come to fruition.

4 minutes 16 seconds

Profile of Lily Cole

Lily Cole

Lily Cole is an environmental activist, model, actress and filmmaker. She was involved in creating an environmentally friendly knitwear company, The North Circular, which launched in 2009. In her latest book Who Cares Wins she talks about the issue of sustainability, particularly within the fashion industry. Having focused on ethical issues for over 15 years, Lily supports brands who are making a difference.

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