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Source Summit 2013: The Crystal London



Today at the Crystal London, one of the most sustainable buildings in the world, delegates will join the Ethical Fashion Forum for the Source Summit 2013. The one day intensive industry event will bring together leaders from some of the largest global retailers, emerging brands and suppliers, and specialists in communications, e-commerce and fashion design. Guest speakers include Bruno Pieters, founder of honest by, and Lucy Shea, CEO of Futerra Sustainability Communications and founder of Swishing, a clothes swapping initiative.

The event will feature an exhibition of Source Founding Partners, all of them fashion leaders who are making a measured impact in sustainability, including luxury handbags brand Gunas and luxe sleepwear label, Alas. Forums and Masterclass break out sessions will cover diverse topics such as the future of fashion, online sales, standards and auditing and communicating sustainability.

Masterclassess will be taped and made available to Source Members through the Source Intelligence online platform. Individuals unable to attend in London are invited to join us online through the Livestream Programme available here, streaming from 9:45am GMT.

To learn more about the Source Summit 2013, click here and follow #sourcesummit13. Visit Sasstainable for coverage of the event.

Written by Angela Wallace of Sasstainable

Angela Wallace is the founder and editor of, an expert voice on ethical luxury and sustainable lifestyle. In 2009, she was granted Ryerson University’s Top 30 Under 30 Alumni award, because of her work as a motivational speaker, when she inspired over 30,000 students across North America. In 2013, she completed her MSc in Environmental Management at the University of London, at the Centre for Development, Environment and Policy. Her passion for the environment grew out of her family’s rural property in Raglan, Ontario, now a designated Natural Heritage System area in the Ontario Greenbelt. She is a published writer, contributing articles to Women's Post, Toronto’s leading business magazine for women. She enjoys urban gardening, writing, fashion and yoga and currently lives in Toronto, Canada with her husband, Owen.

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