Our Advocacy Work

Eco-Age works with a variety of NGOs, charities and organisations on advocacy and global projects to campaign for a more ethical and sustainable world

The Circle
The Circle is an organisation of women working together to achieve equality for women and girls in a fairer world. Founded by Annie Lennox in 2008, The Circle is inspired by the notion that when women come together and organise, they can be a powerful force for change.
Read more about the Circle
The Living Wage Report
Livia Firth and The Circle, together with the Lawyers Circle, launched the Living Wage Report in 2017, calling for the three-trillion-dollar fashion industry to pay a living wage.
Read more about the Report here
Fashion 4 Development
Eco-Age has a long-standing partnership with Fashion 4 Development, a platform that promotes initiatives focusing on education, development and empowerment within the fashion and textile industries.
Read more about Fashion 4 Development
British Fashion Trust
The BFC Fashion Trust, the British Fashion Council’s charitable initiative, has partnered with Eco-Age to curate a unique sustainable fashion mentorship programme for its grant recipients.
Read more about the British Fashion Trust
Couture Lab Coalition
Following a successful sustainability-focused summit in Costa Rica, which Carmen Busquets and Livia Firth co-created and which had the support of Gisele Bundchen, Paul Hawken and Nina Garcia, in addition to the Costa Rican government, Couture Lab is a new coalition from a number of the entrepreneurs and humanitarians who attended. The strong coalition of members are passionate about fostering sustainable practices, and improving the lives artisans and creatives in latin america.
Read more about the Couture Lab Coalition

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Speeches and Engagement

Livia Firth UN Leader of Change

Livia Firth was honoured by the United Nations as a Leader of Change in 2012. The award presentation, made at the United Nations and Foundation for Social Change conference, honoured Livia's efforts to promote and develop a more sustainable fashion industry.

 

 

Copenhagen Fashion Summit

The annual Copenhagen Fashion Summit is one of the most important responsible innovation drivers in the fashion industry, bringing together business leaders to discuss challenges such as climate change, human rights and resource scarcity. Watch Livia Firth's keynote speech at the 2016 conference and her turn as a panel speaker at the 2014 summit.

 

 

 

 

Trust Women Conference

The Trust Women Conference is an annual human rights forum committed to finding real solutions to fight slavery, empower women, and advance human rights worldwide. Watch Livia's speech from the 2017 conference and her panel discussion from 2014.

 

 

 

 

Sustainia 2017

Held at the Royal Danish Opera House in Copenhagen in February 2017, the Sustainia conference focused on inspiring stories of how sustainable innovations create new opportunities and business ventures. These stories all share one thing in common: they highlight how some of the biggest global risks can be turned into sustainable lifestyle opportunities. Watch Livia's speech from Sustainia below.