Katrin Ley

Portrait of Katrin Ley, Managing Director of Fashion for Good, Amsterdam

Fashion for Good

Katrin Ley is the Managing Director of Fashion for Good, a global platform for collaborative innovation in the fashion industry. An industry veteran with more than 25 years of experience, Katrin drives the transition towards a circular textile industry by harnessing the power of innovation, practical action and collaboration.


Alissa Baier-Lentz (Kintra Fibers) and Katrin Ley (Fashion for Good) discuss sustainable fashion at the DLD Munich 2024 conference. Baier-Letz, left, shows a sample of the biodegradable fabric that her company Kintra Fibers has developed.

Changing the Fashion Industry with New Materials

The fashion industry has a plastic problem. Currently polyester makes up around 50% of global fiber production – but the material is made from fossil fuels and creates microplastic pollution when garments are washed. Watch this insightful DLD24 conversation between Katrin Ley (Fashion for Good) and Alissa Baier-Lentz, Co-Founder of Kintra Fibers, to find out…
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Fashion industry experts discuss how to make garment production more sustainable. The panelists include Patrik Lundström, (Renewcell), Katrin Ley (Fashion for Good), Gudrun Messias (adidas) and David Puyuelo (Coleo)

Changing the Fashion Industry

High carbon emissions, water pollution and low recycling rates make fashion, in its current form, a dirty business. Thankfully there are many innovative solutions coming out of startups and organizations dedicated to making beautiful clothes in a more sustainable fashion. In this DLD Circular panel discussion you’ll hear from Katrin Ley, Managing Director of Fashion…
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Sustainable fashion: pullover on a coat hanger with Fashion for Good label

Rethinking Fashion: “We Need to Make Sustainability the Norm”

Dressing up is fun, but garment production often harms the planet. Fashion expert Katrin Ley explains what you can do to stay stylish and help reshape the apparel industry – for good.
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Amazon CTO Werner Vogels speaks to a packed audience at the DLD Munich conference 2024

DLD Munich 2024

DLD Munich is Europe’s leading innovation conference. DLD24 brought together experts from business, science and culture. Revisit this exciting event here with talks, videos, images…
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DLD Circular 2023

This event explored the vision of a circular economy and how technological advances can foster innovative business concepts and societal transformation – shaping a sustainable world.
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