Deloitte and Junk Kouture Announce Global Collaboration

A masterclass developed by Deloitte will aim to inspire Junk Kouture participants.
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September 26, 2022

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Deloitte and Junk Kouture, a sustainable fashion competition for young people, announced a global collaboration to encourage youth worldwide to join the fight against climate change.

Junk Kouture

is a unique program that offers young creatives of all backgrounds and experiences access to a free academic program focused on fashion, sustainability and addressing climate change. Students are challenged to design and create haute couture from waste and recycled materials that can be modeled and showcased on world stages. 

"In our quest to reach one billion young people over the next ten years and to empower the circular engineers of tomorrow, it is crucial for us to work with organizations that share our vision and values," says Troy Armour, chief executive officer, founder, Junk Kouture. "Deloitte is committed to taking bold action on climate change, and they have the global reach and experience that can help us support the future leaders and innovators of our world. We are delighted to have

the team at Deloitte join us on this crucial journey." 

As part of the collaboration, Deloitte will support curriculum development for Junk Kouture schools, including running a sustainability-focused masterclass to provide Junk Kouture's students with exposure to and insights from industry experts and leaders. 

"Mitigating the impacts of the climate crisis is a monumental task that requires all of us to take action," says Jennifer Steinmann, lead, global sustainability and climate practice, Deloitte. "Working with Junk Kouture to further their mission will help unleash the creative brilliance of future generations, continue to empower them as they embrace sustainable living, and provide them with opportunities to express their unique capabilities as they advance climate action."

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