Sustainability and woolAcross the globe, there is a growing demand for a fashion industry that is more sustainable and less detrimental to the environment. Woolmark’s free online course equips individuals with the necessary resources to work towards these objectives. Centered on the wool fiber and its associated industry, the course imparts learners with both the theoretical foundations and real-world instances of circular design, regenerative agriculture, and manufacturing procedures that minimize the ecological footprint throughout the wool supply chain.

How to Use Wool to Meet Sustainability Targets

Tailored for designers, brands, manufacturers, tertiary students, and educators, this complimentary online course offers tangible illustrations coupled with cutting-edge insights into circular design, regenerative agriculture, and manufacturing techniques. Within the program, prominent figures from the industry share their exclusive perspectives on the sustainability challenges and prospects in the textile and fashion sector. Participants will delve into methods for producing items with a more favorable footprint, as well as strategies to diminish environmental and societal consequences.

Once learners complete the course, they will be awarded an independent
certification from Credly to include on their digital CVs.

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Sustainability and Wool – Course Content and Outcomes

The course will provide, in detail, how wool can be a solution to support businesses’ transition toward a circular and less impactful model.

The course contains six modules and takes approximately four hours to complete. Learners work through the material at their own pace, moving from sustainable development theory and key global frameworks and systems to fashion, textiles, and their place in the circular economy. An entire module is devoted to measuring and managing impacts. The final module brings it all together to explore in detail wool’s role.

Visit the Woolmark Learning Centre for more details and to take the course.

Learn All You Need to Know About the Woolmark Learning Centre

The Woolmark Learning Centre is a web-based hub that houses free world-class educational resources about wool for learners at all levels, including those entering the global textile industry as well as those already in it.

On completion of the sustainability course, users gain their own certification from the internationally recognised Crudely Acclaim digital credential platform, which can be displayed on the user’s own digital professional portfolio such as LinkedIn.

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