By Rachel Owen
Clothing that is hardly worn and rarely recycled represents a global opportunity worth $500 billion a year. As customers call for the fashion industry to clean up its act, new entrants and existing players are causing major disruption in this fast-moving sector.
Our 26th September pitch event at Urban Innovation Centre in Clerkenwell, London, was packed with more than 90 attendees and a fantastic line-up of five companies. The companies represented very different sectors, from buildings to industry to electric vehicles to online second-hand shopping. However, all of them had not only a very strong investment case but also a very clear contribution to make to solving the climate crisis – so all were perfectly aligned with Green Angel Syndicate’s objectives: