Join Fashion Industry for Sustainability

Fashion is responsible for 10 percent of human-caused greenhouse gas emissions, 20 percent of global wastewater, and uses more energy than the aviation and shipping sectors combined (Columbia University, 2021).

Join a community of professionals in the fashion and textile industry who are coming together to help change this. We can mitigate the impact of the industry by promoting and supporting
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“I have spent my entire career in the fashion industry and excited to meet like minded women who believe in sustainability across our industry. My sweet spot is in Sourcing and i am always looking for Green Factories and processes that are kind to the environment”

Susan Klapkin, Fashion Industry for Sustainability


“I care about the environment and I am a passionate, lover of the beauty and fashion industry.”

nadia kanwal, Fashion Industry for Sustainability


“This is a great group to connect with like minded individuals with similar goals for fair trade and fair wage. I have not joined any communities in the apparel industry as of yet and this looks to be right up my alley for networking.”

Malissa Loffler-Laws, Fashion Industry for Sustainability

Kyle Parsons

“I would like to connect with other entrepreneurs and open the floodgates to opportunity in the fashion industry and beyond.”

Kyle Parsons, Fashion Industry for Sustainability

Ryan Moor

“We are a sustainable shirt manufacturer and want to help anyone in the sustainable fashion space”

Ryan Moor, Fashion Industry for Sustainability

Andrea Pugnali

“At Aquafil, we are very committed to help the fashion and carpet industry to turn circular. Our ECONYL® regenerated nylon it’s exactly the same as brand new nylon and can be recycled, recreated and remolded again and again. That means you can create new products and buy new products without having to use new resources. I want to meet other professionals working toward the same goal.”

Andrea Pugnali, Fashion Industry for Sustainability

Connecting 130+ Community Leaders

Anne Kuehn

Anne Kuehn

Owner at Design To Fashion LLC

Ivonna Young, MBA

Ivonna Young, MBA

Head of Marketing at Halfdays

Girls & Women
Isaiah Reyes

Isaiah Reyes

Biz Dev at Real Thread

Amplify your giving

Potential impact!

FIS members will make quarterly donations and decide together how to direct the funds. Collectively we can have a larger impact on our community.

Member quarterly donation


“I would love to be a part of a group of women doing good by supporting initiatives that are creating positive ripples!”

Laura West

Virginia Beach Women for Good

Community members


“I love to make a difference and LOVE to network with beautiful, strong, smart women!”

Alicia Adams

Shreveport Women for Good

Yearly giving to nonprofits


“I believe in empowering women in business and in giving back to the community. Being aligned with both of these, collectively, feels like a perfect fit.”

Chloe DiVita

Denver Women in Business for Good

Fashion Industry for Sustainability

Join the movement

Benefits of Joining

Network with a community of professionals in the fashion industry committed to the same cause while learning about local nonprofits. Make a commitment to give back.


Connect with Local Leaders
Meet and make meaningful connections with other industry leaders who care about making a difference.


Message with Community Members
Build a network of likeminded community members across the country.


Nominate & Support Local Nonprofits
Make a bigger difference in your community by nominating and supporting a local nonprofit using pooled donations.


Socialize & Vote at Your Group’s Events
Come together at events to socialize, discover and vote on nonprofits, and make a bigger difference together.

Have questions? Learn more at our upcoming event

This Friday at 12:00 PM we’ll host an open office hour for prospective members to learn about the group and ask questions.

Register for event on LinkedIn

A new era of philanthropy

The collective giving movement is now featured in a new TED Talk from the 2022 Conference! Sara Lomelin, our partner and CEO of Philanthropy Together, talks about the transformative power of giving circles and how you can join the movement to diversify and democratize philanthropy.

Watch it now and check out the top five moments that inspired us.

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