Listen to David Dietz, founder of the sustainable fashion company Modavanti, share his story of harnessing fashion as a force for good. David was a conflict journalist covering revolutions in the Middle East before he discovered the dirtiness of the textile industry and set out to start his own revolution.
The fashion industry is one of the highest producers of waste and pollution, and is a vital component in the effort to change the current trends of global warming and climate change. Modavanti is completely dedicated to changing the world through sustainable fashion by selling clothes made by designers using sustainable practices and dedicated to a cause. The company also donates 2 percent of all profits to organizations making an impact by supporting artisans and providing clean water in developing countries. David shares about the challenges of starting a new startup social enterprises as well as the great satisfaction that comes with seeing profits and progress go hand in hand. He believes that sustainable fashion revolution can improve our world as consumers join the movement and start caring about how things are made and who made them.
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· First thing everyone can do to start changing the world: Know the story behind what you buy.