Circular Change with Nicole Bassett

by Nick Hammond

Circular Change with Nicole Bassett


Now two years into the the co-founding of The Renewal Workshop Nicole Bassett returns for a second episode to talk further about industry-wide solutions for optimizing the value of resources invested in apparel. After having received her Master’s in Environmental Studies with a focus on Business Strategy and Sustainability Nicole began to apply her passion for environmental responsibility and human rights in consumer products by serving in leadership roles as Director of Sustainability for prAna, Social Responsibility Manager at Patagonia and Head of Human Rights at Specialized Bicycles. Nicole then went on to help introduce Fair Trade Apparel into the USA market and is industry recognized for her work in championing and integrating social and environmental responsibility through businesses and supply chains.

Topics of this chat include:
• Elevated baseline
• Inside vs. outside business pressures
• Consumer shift & global pull
• Getting ahead
• From recycled to full circle
• Small steps
• Data collection
• Renewal process
• Thinking ahead
• Science & chemical processes
• Microfibers & plastics in the environment
• Forest fires
• Building businesses for the future
• Digging into operations
• Relevancy
• Sharing




Nick Hammond

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