What we do

Paris Good Fashion aims to accelerate the sustainable transition of the fashion industry. Our actions are focused on the development of practical and shared solutions through collective intelligence. Our ambition is to raise the position of Paris in the world as a major capital of sustainable fashion by 2024, the year of the next Olympic Games. On a daily basis, we organize working groups to co-construct, on a voluntary basis, concrete action plans on specific topics.

Explore all of our current work groups on this page: Paris' map of sustainable fashion, Production of sustainable fashion events, International mobilization of designers, Animal welfare, Tech for good, Regenerative agriculture, Glossary of fashion and sustainability, Hangers & Polybags, Reusable packaging, Transparency & Traceability, Shoes collecting & recycling, Green Store Challenge.

Find here, our achievements and results from our previous working group: Supporting young brands in sustainable development, Citizen Consultation, French wool industry revival, Sustainable visual production

Ourworkshops

  • Paris : Map of sustainable fashion #1

    Would you like to discover creative brands in Paris? Do you want to access the points of sale, concept stores, multi-brand, or flagship stores of responsible brands? Do you prefer second-hand stores? Are you looking for environmentally friendly dry cleaners? Places for repairs? To recycle? This map will be there to help you.

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  • Glossary #2

    At the end of the citizen consultation, it became clear to everyone that a common language was needed in order to exchange and communicate on the same basis. Our working group is working on the creation of a glossary of "definitions and common standard concepts" in order to clarify and harmonize our uses.

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  • Grands Prix Eyes on Talents x Paris Good Fashion #3

    Convinced that it is essential to associate creative people, designers and artists to bring the subject of responsible fashion to the Eyes on Talents platform (more than 7000 designers listed via the largest international schools), EOT has launched two competitions in 2019 to mobilize them: the first on sustainable fashion and photography, the second on inclusive design.

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  • Green Store Challenge #4

    Environmental impact of stores is one of the main issues fashion industry has to face. In order to support brands committed in that way, Paris Good Fashion has decided to launch the Green Store Challenge. Co-created with LVMH, this challenge aims to award brands committed to reduce the environmental footprint of their stores and/or offices.

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  • Hangers & Polybags #5

    It is estimated that the fashion industry produces each year more than hundred billion polybags to wrap, protect and transport clothing and around 85 billion of hangers. Our working group aims to provide the best solutions to manage plastic and waste issues related to this topic.

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  • Reusable packaging #6

    The growth of e-commerce and consumer awareness about environmental issues naturally raises the challenge of packaging in the fashion industry.

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  • Animal welfare #7

    Animal welfare is a hotly debated topic in civil society, media and institutions. As the concern for the good treatment of animals is profoundly changing the food and cosmetic industries, how will it impact fashion?

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  • Regenerative agriculture #8

    Convinced that it is essential for fashion to rediscover its earthly roots through the promotion of biodiversity and the encouragement of everything that contributes to the protection of our planet, both environmentally and humanly, this workshop aims to share experiences to change agricultural practices and to strengthen human links along all the supply-chain.

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  • Shoes collecting & recycling #9

    480 million shoes are sold in France every year. However, the multiplicity of materials and assembly techniques used make shoes one of the most complex fashion products to recycle. Initiated by Bensimon, this project aims to optimize the end-of-life of shoes in France.

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  • Talents for the future #10

    Education, reconversion, recruitment... How to address the evolution of the fashion sector (sustainable development, reindustrialization) to ensure the matching of professional expertise with the current and future needs of companies.

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  • Tech For Good #11

    Based on the principle that technology is a formidable tool for accelerating environmental and social transition, this working group aims to implement a specific roadmap around essential themes.

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  • Transparency & Traceability #12

    Following the results of the citizen consultation, we have committed ourselves to promote transparency and sustainable fashion. It was decided to create a transparency and traceability guide to promote these topics to all company departments.

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  • Sustainable fashion events #13

    From Fashion Week to showroom... If by their nature events are ephemeral, impacts induced by their organisation, whether positive or negative, are not. This working group aims to improve sustainable practices to improve the environmental and societal impact of events in fashion world.

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