Moving the Needle Toward a More Holistic & Ethical Fashion Industry

Deb Johnson

Deb Johnson is the Founder and Executive Director of the Pratt Institute/Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator, a hub for ethical fashion and responsible technology that promotes triple bottom line values that link financial success to an ethical and sustainable supply chain. Deb also founded the Center for Sustainable Design Strategies at Pratt Institute and has been leading the integration of sustainability into Pratt’s art, design and architecture programs for over 15 years.

The Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator (BF+DA), a Pratt Institute initiative, is a hub for ethical fashion and design that provides design entrepreneurs, creative technologists and industry professionals with the resources they need to transform their ideas into successful, triple bottom line businesses.

Bard MBA’s Lindsey Strange spoke with Deb about BF+DA, how it is a a hub for ethical fashion and responsible technology that promotes triple bottom line values linking financial success to an ethical and sustainable supply chain

The BardMBA in Sustainability fully integrates sustainability into a core business curriculum.