biofashiontech Press

Clif Bar & Co: Introducing the Business with Purpose Scholarship Recipients

“‘At CLIF, the freedom to prioritize our values over short-term gains has been key to our success for more than 25 years,’ said Gary Erickson, founder, owner, and co-chief executive of CLIF Bar & Company.”

August 15, 2019

“You can’t swap out a fiber if you’re going to use the same finishing chemistry that pollutes our water.”

August 2, 2019

“After a day of thoughtful, critical and inspiring keynotes and panel discussions, the summit was brought to an energetic peak with the debut of three ecological fashion capsule collections, each offering a different take on sustainability.”

July 18, 2019

“We want to make Connecticut the U.S. capital of sustainable fashion by 2022.”

July 2019

“Connecticut has always been environmentally forward, the idea of environmental stewardship is part of the brand of this state.”

June 28, 2019

“If the aim was to spark a new industry in Connecticut, it was a powerful debut statement.”

June 27, 2019


“In 2019, TILL: bioFASHIONtech LAB in Stamford, Connecticut, offers a designer-in-residence programme for recent graduates of Parsons School of Design. Led by young designers, the lab hosts weekly public workshops and in June 2019 held its inaugural summit to present its biodesign collections.”

June 26, 2019

“[Evolved by Nature Founder Greg Altman] said, ‘From a fashion audience perspective, I am continually astounded about the lack of awareness in terms of what is actually on the clothing that we are wearing and designing. That is the biggest hurdle that we have to overcome in terms of harmfulness. We’re worried about our soil, our environment, our water and ultimately all of those impact our health. When you think about the hidden use of chemistry that is what concerns me the most.’”

June 25, 2019

"For now, what we’re talking about is a nascent culture of the sort Connecticut desperately needs if it is to revive itself through vibrancy, if it’s to stop losing enterprises to Boston and New York.”

June 19, 2019