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Copenhagen Fashion Summit: Standout Quotes

By Vivian Hendriksz

20 May 2016

London - The Copenhagen Fashion Summit 2016, brought together some of the industry's brightest and most innovative thinkers, doers, designers, brands and CEO's who are working to ensure sustainability and responsible fashion become the future of the fashion industry. Below is a collection of the most memorable, thought provoking and interesting statements made throughout the day.

"Together we have the power to create a brighter future for the fashion industry." - Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark

"It's time for us to be active citizens and active consumers. We can't continue to demand change until we challenge the pace of thoughtless consumption which the fast fashion brands have dictated to us." - Livia Firth, founder and CEO of Eco Age.

"We all need to change the way we shop," - Elżbieta Bieńkowska, European Commissioner for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs.

​ "Sustainability is no longer if -it is now a question of how." Hannah Jones, Chief Sustainability Officer and VP, Innovation Accelerator at Nike.

"We must act, we must act now and act together . " - Kristen Jensen, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Denmark.

"Sustainability simply is good business." - Kristen Jensen, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Denmark.

"Instead of making things less bad, we should be asking how do we make the future we want?" - Hannah Jones, Chief Sustainability Officer and VP, Innovation Accelerator at Nike.