Apparel industry contributes to an existential problem..
..by generating 2.1 Billion Tonnes of GHG emissions* equal to 4% of overall CO2 emissions in 2018. According to the World
Bank, the fashion industry as a whole accounts for 10% of overall carbon emissions.**
What we need to do...
..is to keep global warming by 1.5 °C by 2030***, otherwise the damage caused by the climate change will be irreparable.****
What it means for the Apparel Industry..
...is to reduce GHG Emissions by 50% by 2030 to align with the 1.5 °C pathway.*****
*In 2018 according to Fashion on Climate Report, **https://www.worldbank.org/en/news, ***Aligned with Paris Agreement, ****IPCC, *****GHG Emission reduction targets projected by GFA