THIS YEAR, THE INNOVATION AWARDS HAVE BEEN EXPANDED AND LAUNCHED AS THE SOURCE AWARDS, INCLUDING AWARDS IN 12 DIFFERENT CATEGORIES, ACROSS THE ENTIRE FASHION INDUSTRY.
SINCE 2008, THE INNOVATION AWARDS HAVE ACTED AS A LAUNCHPAD FOR A GENERATION OF SUSTAINABLE DESIGN TALENT.
1. Rewarding innovation in design and sustainability
The INNOVATION Award seeks out and promotes inspirational emerging design talent. Entries will be judged on the basis of outstanding design and product quality, as well as social and environmental innovation.
Winners will be rewarded for initiatives which beneﬁt the people and communities behind their products, as well as for minimising their impact on the environment and addressing environmental challenges.
2. Inspiring a new generation of fashion designers
The competition aims to inspire and motivate a new generation of design leaders to integrate sustainability at the core of what they do, and in turn to become inﬂuential in relation the the sustainability of the industry overall.
3. Widespread press coverage
The competition offers widespread international coverage for its winners and runners up.
4. Showcasing at Pure London
Unfortunately we are not able to offer this prize to applicants during 2012. However all winners benefit from widespread promotion and recognition as sector leaders.
6. Expert judging panel
Entries will be judged by a judging panel made up of some of the most important ﬁgures in the fashion industry as well as leading experts in the ﬁeld of sustainability.