Youth Fashion Summit is part of the Global Fashion Agenda and in partnering with Copenhagen School of Design and Technology.


Global Fashion Agenda (GFA)


GFA mission is to mobilize the international fashion industry to transform the way we produce and consume fashion today. GFA is a unit under Danish Fashion Institute, a non-profit organization. GFA has several flagship events where Copenhagen Fashion Summit offer a meeting platform for fashion sector decision-makers to learn from and engage with industry frontrunners, leading NGOs, experts, policy-makers and academia, and come together on making sustainability a strategic priority.

Copenhagen School of Design and Technology (KEA)


KEA is a higher education with an expansive design program where sustainability is a key driver. KEA wishes that the fashion actors of the future have skills and leverage to drive the sustainability agenda forward. KEA seeks therefor to collaborate with various actors within other educations, businesses, organizations and civil society to engage in this agenda..


The United Nations Global Compact


The United Nations Global Compact is a call to companies everywhere to align their operations and strategies with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption, and to take action in support of UN goals and issues embodied in the Sustainable Development Goals. The UN Global Compact is a leadership platform for the development, implementation and disclosure of responsible corporate practices. Launched in 2000, it is the largest corporate sustainability initiative in the world, with more than 9,500 companies and 3,000 non-business signatories based in over 160 countries, and more than 70 Local Networks.

special adviser

Centre for Sustainable Fashion (CSF)


CSF is a University of the Arts Research Centre, based at the London College of Fashion. CSF’s founding vision was to develop fashion design practice for sustainability as a new discipline that addresses and ameliorates the ecological, social, economic and cultural impact of the fashion industry. CSF’s work has both academic and industry application.