Rome, 3 July 2019 – Marevivo, which has been fighting to defend the sea and its resources for over thirty years, draws attention to the issue of pollution of the seas caused by microfibres, in the meeting “#STOPMICROFIBRE – An alliance for a competitive and sustainable textile industry “, to be held at the Costume & Fashion Academy of Rome, Wednesday 3 July.

The meeting, organized under the patronage of the Minister for the Environment and the Protection of the Territory and the Sea, introduced by Raffaella Giugni – Head of Institutional Relations of Marevivo, Lupo Lanzara – Vice President of the Costume & Fashion Academy, and by Marta Ferri, Cavaliere del Mare of Marevivo, involved important players in the Italian production chain, analyzing the problem of microfibres.

#STOPMICROFIBRE has as its partner the Accademia Costume & Moda, which since July 3rd, at the “Accademia Factory 2019”, has banned single-use plastic from the Institute, adhering to and sharing Marevivo’s commitment to defending the our seas, through the awareness of young people and fashion students, urging them to work for a production system that respects the environment and marine ecology.

The meeting was attended by Giusy Bettoni, CEO and Founder C.L.A.S.S. (Creativity Lifestyle and Sustainable Synergy); Riccardo Andrea Carletto, CNR-ISMAC Researcher Biella; Maria Cristina Cocca, IPCB CNR Pozzuoli; Giorgio De Montis, of Banor Capital; Pierluigi Fusco Girard, CEO Linificio e Canapificio NazionaleMarzotto Lab; Francesco Regoli, Deputy Director of the Department of Life and Environment Sciences – Polytechnic University of Marche; Stefania Ricci, Director of the Ferragamo Museum; Giovanni Schneider, Managing Director of the Schneider Group.