Culture Change Conference 2014
Highlights from Culture Change 2014
The Culture Change programme launched with a conference designed to highlight the challenges and opportunities presented for creative and cultural businesses by sustainability.
Andrea Stark, the Chief Executive of High House Production Park chaired the conference and keynote speakers included fashion designer Orsola de Castro and Chris Rapley, Professor of Climate Sciences at University College London.
Creativity is Key to Shaping Future Climate - Professor Chris Rapley
Chris Rapley, Professor of Climate Science at University College London shared his belief that creativity must be at the centre of shaping a sustainable future and asked the audience of creative businesses to be confident about sustainability and the difference they can make.
How Sustainability is Prompting a Fashion Revolution - Orsola De Castro
Orsola de Castro is an ethical fashion designer and the founder of From Somewhere, a designer label that works with the pre-consumer fabric surplus from the luxury fashion industry. Speaking recently at the Culture Change launch conference at the Royal Opera House, she discusses upcycling, waste, creativity and the “appreciation of something mended over something new”.
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