Carbon Literacy Training for Fashion & Retail

This is an 8-hour course, split over two half-days, 18th and 19th April 2024.

This course will run on Thursday 18th and Friday 19th April 2024, 9:00-13:00 CET // 15:00-19:00 GMT+7 (please note: you must attend both sessions in order to be able to become certified carbon literate).

Fashion Declares & REAL Sustainability are offering a rich and practice-based Carbon Literacy Training course, certified by The Carbon Literacy Project to people working in fashion brands and retailers.

The course is a full 8-hour day of learning, split over two days and available online. The price includes the costs of the certification*

  • £175 Medium or large businesses/organisation
  • £125 Small business/Charity/Not-for-profit/Academia
  • £ 95 Independent Practitioners/Students

This will be led by two experienced sustainable fashion practitioners and will be highly participative with lots of useful tools and a lot of fun! You will be required to make two pledges, an individual action pledge and a group action pledge to embed your learning and action to qualify for certification.

The course is divided into four modules, two will be covered each morning. They do not require the learner to have any sustainability experience, although two hours of homework will be expected before the course starts. We do advise that you are working in Fashion or fashion retail as the course contents is tailored for this audience. If you are a designer, buyer, merchandiser, work in logistics, marketing, finance or retail this course will start your journey in decarbonising your role and organisation and leading genuine sustainability action. Students studying fashion will also find this course highly engaging.




Facilitated by both or either:

  • Safia Minney MBE, Founder & Director, Fashion Declares, REAL Sustainability
  • Debbie Luffman, Director, ThinkCircular, former Product Director, Finisterre

What you'll learn:

  • Module 1 covers:
    • Climate change and its impacts
    • Action not despair
    • Carbon footprint overview
  • Module 2 covers:
    • Legislation & Regulation
    • Fashion's Carbon Footprint
    • Benefits of climate action now
  • Module 3 covers:
    • Personal carbon footprint
    • How to reduce fashion's carbon footprint? Getting technical
    • Assessing your baseline & case studies
  • Module 4 covers:
    • Action Planning
    • Communicating climate change
    • Wrap up & pledges

We expect that this will help to build and strengthen your work in sustainability and support your leadership in this area.

*Whilst the cost covers certification, you will need to pay an additional £10 if you do not pass initially.

  • When Apr 18, 2024 03:00 PM to Apr 19, 2024 07:00 PM (Asia/Bangkok / UTC700)
  • Where Online
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