First Circular Apparel Innovation Factory Report 2019

The 1st Circular Apparel Innovation Factory Report is a compilation of all that happened at the 1st CAIF Conclave 2019 that was hosted at the Sankalp Global Summit 2019 in Mumbai. The Conclave saw key conversations around Circular Economy and Sustainable fashion that was tabled at the launch of CAIF. The Comcalev had many parts that came together. Leaders from the Industry shared their perspectives, a fashion grand bazaar was created that showcased innovators, a workshop for out of the box ideas was conducted on the circular economy and a fashion show that highlighted social enterprises making sustainable fashion happen. To top it all over 60 partners joined us at the 1st CAIF Conclave. Intellecap with Anchor Partners Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail (ABFRL) and The DOEN Foundation played a key role at the conclave. Together at the summit they launched the Circular Apparel Innovation Factory (CAIF), an industry-led platform with the mission to build the capabilities and the ecosystem needed to transition towards a circular textile and apparel industry in South Asia. The conclave was India ‘ s first convening of circular apparel and textile professionals aligning on building a common vision and roadmap for the transition towards circularity.