Stacey Fruitman on Investing with Purpose

This week on the Electric Runway podcast, fashion futurist Amanda Cosco digs into sustainability with Stacey Fruitman. Stacey is an advisor to the MaRS Catalyst Fund as well as the Founder of Style With Substance and the newly launched SWS Ventures, an investment firm on a mission to reduce the environmental impact of the textile and apparel industries. Stacey was recently in Denmark attending the Copenhagen Fashion Summit, the world’s leading business event on sustainability in fashion. In this episode, we learn more about Stacey’s experience in the sustainability space, as well as the  upcoming pitch competition she’s hosting in Toronto.

.Check out some of our favourite talks from the Copenhagen Fashion Summit below, and be sure to explore the full archives on the event’s website. 

Further Resources:

Learn more about SWS Ventures here.

Read Stacey’s take on the Copenhagen Fashion Summit on Style with Substance

Check out Fashion for Good

Watch our video from Bangladesh: How Automation Impacts Garment Workers in Bangladesh

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Amanda Cosco
Amanda is a freelance journalist and consultant focused on the intersection of fashion and technology and the founder of Electric Runway.

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