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FDL 610

Ethical and Sustainable Fashion Leadership

This course provides a critical overview of key developments and theories addressing the need for social and environmental reform in the fashion industry. Students will learn about a variety of theoretical and practical approaches to address a range of destructive environmental and social impacts of current industry practices, from production to disposal. The course will highlight sustainable business models used by large organizations as well as micro and small enterprises (MSEs). It will also assess current materials and sustainable alternatives, concepts of circularity, consumer behaviours, branding and the reverse supply chain. Using scholarly as well as practice-based approaches, the course will provide students with key leadership skills to both critique and transform current industry practices to ensure a more ethical and sustainable future.
Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1


FDL 140 or FDL 150





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