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The biggest event in fashion and
sustainable lifestyle in Latin America

Through our Summit we bring together the top global disruptors to discuss, propose and implement alternative paradigms in lifestyle based on environmental and social justice. We showcase the leading technologies and latest innovations in sustainable lifestyle, whilst at the same time celebrating traditional artisanal master crafts.

We welcome you next June 7, 8 and 9th 2018
in Avenida Escazú, San José.

Fashion leaders and global thinkers including: Livia Firth, Creative Director of ECO-AGE, Carmen Hijosa, Innovator & Founder of Ananas Anam Ltd, Gisele Bündchen, Model and Environmental Activist, Paul Hawken, Author of Drawdown, 2017 bestselling environmental book, Oskar Metsavaht, Osklen Creative Director and UNESCO Ambassador, Isabella Springmuhl, Fashion Designer, Cameron Saul, Founder of Bottletop, Claudia Donaldson, publisher, Lucy Siegle, Author, Broadcaster & Journalist; among others.

Agenda

THURSDAY 7TH   

10AM TO 6:30PM

 

Swarovski Waterschool (3 screenings, 8:30 am, 12:15 pm and 7:00 pm)

 

Gisele Bündchen, Top Model and Eco-Activist
Paul Hawken, Author of Drawdown, 100 most substantive solutions to global warming
Claudia Donaldson, Publisher, former Editor: NOWNESS.

 

“New economies to deal with climate change” Panel 

Thanks to the rise of new technologies and the increase of environmental awareness, new business models are emerging: shared economy, circular, “rentals”. We present five cases.

“Social Innovation” Panel 

Fashion is the second most polluting industry in the world and with less transparency in its production chain.  But this doesn’t have to be the case. We present the most relevant examples of Latin America and the world, of fashion as a facilitator of social, cultural and ecological resilience.

 

Afterparty

 

FRIDAY 8TH  

10AM TO 6:30PM

 

Swarovski Waterschool (3 screenings, 8:30 am, 12:15 pm and 7:00 pm)

 

Isabella Springmuhl, Fashion Designer. Guatemala 

Paula Mendoza, Jewelry Designer.  Colombia 

Esteban Cortázar, Fashion Designer. Colombia 

Carmen Busquets, Entrepreneur, investor, philanthropist, council of WWF. 

Sharon Chang, Entrepreneur, investor, Founder of Future Architects

 

“Design for Sustainability” Panel 

80% of the environmental impact of a garment (piece) is determined at the moment of its design. Learning to design for a sustainable world is the challenge.

“Creating a culture of sustainability” Panel

For at least 70 years (TV invention) success is a synonym of having a bigger house, a faster car, a dressing room full of clothes. Today we know that this has nothing to do with happiness. We present the pioneers in reversing this model towards a wellness-oriented lifestyle and sustainability.

 

Afterparty

 

SATURDAY 9TH

10AM TO 7PM

 

Swarovski Waterschool (2 screenings, 8:30 am and 12:15 pm)

 

Livia Firth, Activist, Director of Eco-Age

Oskar Metsavaht, Creative Director of Osklen

Marianne Hernández (Pacunam) in conversation with Mayi Antillón (Entrepreneur) 

Carmen Hijosa, Creator  of Piñatex (leather derived from the pineapple leaf)

 

“Plastic Free Oceans” Panel 

Every square mile of ocean contains an average of 46 thousand pieces of floating plastic.  Only the Pacific Ocean contains a floating plastic area equivalent to twice the size of the United States. We present innovative and disruptive projects that aim to reverse this reality.

“Eco-Innovation” Panel

The Future of textiles is green and this is demonstrated by the innovators included in this panel who were encouraged to take the initiative and bet on the respect for the environment and the human kind.

Closing ceremony with the delivery of the Global Leader of Change Award to Costa Rica in the hands of the President of the Republic.

 

Final Party

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