C.L.A.S.S. (Creativity, Lifestyle And Sustainable Synergy) — a global network of three showrooms
in Milan, London and New York City — has formed a strategic partnership with NICE (Nordic
Initiative Clean & Ethical) to promote awareness and use of environmentally responsible
C.L.A.S.S. works with manufacturers to support and promote environmentally friendly fashion,
home and design products through eco-textiles, yarns, processes, finished products and services.
NICE is an educational program that encourages the Nordic fashion industry to focus more on
responsible, ethical and sustainable fashion.
C.L.A.S.S. will be the official supplier of eco-innovation materials and products for the
Fashion Summit, to be held Dec. 9, 2009, at the Copenhagen Opera House in Denmark. Hosted by the
Danish Fashion Institute, organized by NICE, and supported by the Nordic Fashion Association, the
Fashion Summit is the first in a series of ongoing initiatives to promote sustainability and social
responsibility in the fashion industry. It will coincide with COP15 — the United Nations Climate
Change Conference in Copenhagen, and is expected to draw 500 to 600 participants. Events will
include presentations by speakers involved in fashion, corporate social responsibility, politics,
and non-governmental organizations; a catwalk show; and a design competition for upcoming
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