24-25 Sept 2021: Conscious Leaders Gathering [in-person event with speakers]

Green is the New Black’s Conscious Festival is back for 2021, this year, The Conscious Festival has hybrid elements — with a physical event in Paris, pop-up events in Singapore and London, and a free virtual event for the rest of the world. One of the events taking place is the Conscious Leaders Gathering, which goes for two days, more details below.

This is an in person event [with physical speakers]

THE CONSCIOUS FESTIVAL will host the Conscious Leaders Gathering on Friday 24th and Saturday 25th September 2021 from 2:30 PM – 9:00 PM in SINGAPORE, with simultaneous gatherings taking place in PARIS & LONDON connecting participants globally.

The event will include live talks in Singapore, a networking dinner and live streaming of talks from Paris.

Join global industry leaders and experts to unlearn and relearn during the TALKS (live in Singapore and broadcasted from Paris)

Networking opportunities (locally and internationally)

The Singapore event is hosted by City Developments Limited at the Singapore Sustainability Academy.

There are 90 tickets each day, get yours here.


Who is it for?
Intended as a tool for industry leaders, the event will bring together executives and decision makers to discuss key industry topics in fashion such as sourcing, sustainability, communication and disruptive innovations.

The overall theme of the day will be “Collective Intelligence”.

[In-Person in Singapore]

Keynote: Is sustainability really accessible? With Kae Hana, lecturer and bio-materials tinkerer at MDIS School of Fashion Design

Panel: The future of fashion is regenerative, with Shen Hui Tan – founder of Merchandise Blue, Raye Padit – founder of The Fashion Pulpit, Lisa Von Tang, Susannah Jaffer – founder of Zerrin

Talk: Beyond greenwashing, with Xingyun Shen – Fashion Revolution Singapore & @noordinaryprotest

Networking dinner

[Live streamed from Paris]

Keynote: Inclusion in the fashion industry, with Aditi Mayer and Isabelle Lefort – founder of Paris Good Fashion

Panel: The techstyle revolution, with Christine Goulay – Global Director at Pangaia, Ramin Ahmari – founder of FINESSE, Patrick Duffy – founder of Global Fashion Exchange, moderated by Nora Gherbi – founder of Who Cares Chronicles


Who is it for?
For anyone and everyone who wishes to be a conscious leader, connect with other sustainability-minded folks, and get up to date with what’s happening on the ground.

The overall theme of the day will be “Sustainability and Regeneration”.

[In-Person in Singapore]

Fireside Chat: Sustainability through the female lens, with Georgette Tan – President at United Women Singapore, Esther An – Chief Sustainability Officer, City Developments Limited, Marissa Trew – Head of Content at TZ APAC

Panel: Recalibrating hope admidst crisis, with Qiyun Woo – The Weird and Wild, Carissa Cheow Hui Ying – Activism in Crisis, Reetz – YourheadlahMagazine, Tammy Gan – lead writer at Green Is The New Black

Talk: Sustainability audiences – who are we talking to? With Audrey Tsen – Sustainability Lab Director at Synthesis

Panel: The Deep Sea Mining Debate, with Robin Hicks – Deputy Editor at Eco-Business

Networking dinner

[Live streamed from Paris]

Panel: The Great 2020 Unlearn, with Chiara Condi – Led by Her, Celine Dassonville – CEO of Ethiwork

Keynote: Feminism and Globalisation, with philosopher Laurent Bibard


Is included in the ticket price and will be a delicious plant-based meal from Open Farm Community, served in zero-waste Barepack boxes with dairy-free Magnum ice cream and vegan brownies by The Family Kitchen for dessert.

If you are a student or struggling financially, email us at holla@greenisthenewblack.com to get a free or discounted ticket – no questions asked (limited availability).

Please kindly note that this event has been approved by the Singapore Tourism Board and therefore must comply with strict COVID-19 protocols. We thank our guests in advance for their understanding and cooperation with the restrictions and guidelines that must be followed. If the event is cancelled due to government stipulation tickets will be refunded.

Please note at time of publishing the event, fully vaccinated guests will need to show their vaccinate status to gain entry. Non-vaccinated guests will be required (by current government guidelines) to have a negative ART or PCR test before the event (to be covered at the attendees own cost).

This is the Singapore chapter as part of the global and hybrid Conscious Festival held in Paris, with gatherings in Singapore and London, and a FREE virtual experience for the rest of the world. Get all the details on our website here.

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