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Reinventing Products: How To Influence Designers
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The annual BSR Conference is one of the world’s most influential events devoted to sustainability. Now entering its 24th year, the BSR Conference brings together a global audience of close to 1,000 senior business executives and entrepreneurs from the public sector and civil society to explore emerging trends and innovative solutions to crucial sustainability questions.
Join Brooklyn Fashion+Design Accelerator Production Director and Study NY designer Tara St. James as she discusses “Reinventing Products: How To Influence Designers.”
Up to 80 percent of a product’s sustainability impacts are determined at the design stage—which makes design a crucial initial step in achieving sustainability goals. How can companies reinvent their product development and innovation processes to incorporate sustainability and circular economy principles? How can companies create ownership for sustainability and circularity among their design teams? Tara will explore challenges and share leading practices to help more companies integrate sustainable design into new products.
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