Gallery: People and Planet Are One, Says EDUN CEO at Copenhagen Fashion Su...

Christian Kemp-Griffin of Edun, EDUN, Bono, Ali Hewson, Christian Kemp-Griffin, COP15, Fashion Summit, Copenhagen, EDUN LIVE

Photo by Nordic Fashion Association

EDUN’s pro-planet ethos was completely accidental, admitted Christian Kemp-Griffin, the company’s chief mission officer, at the Fashion Summit in Copenhagen on Wednesday. “It was much more about the people, much more about the development part,” he said of the ethical clothing label, which was founded in 2005 by U2 frontman Bono and his wife, Ali Hewson. “EDUN’s mission is to create beautiful clothing and sustainable trade in the developing world, in particular, sub-Saharan Africa.” It turns out, however, that you can’t minister to people without considering the planet they inhabit.

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One Response to “People and Planet Are One, Says EDUN CEO at Copenhagen Fashion Summit”

  1. reen collett says:

    I have an excellent idea for the Lesotho branch of Edun, and wish to contact the CEO or secretary there. I would be grateful if you could supply me with contact details. Many thanks, Reen Collett.

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