CO Leadership Awards: Recognition Amongst the Who’s Who of the Sustainable Fashion World

It’s 2019 and Common Objective has officially announced who’s who of the sustainable fashion industry. Assessing CO members (brands, businesses, suppliers, and buyers) on their six tiers of sustainability: Mission, Business Model, Products/Services benefiting the environment, Positive Impact, Roadmap Objectives & Goals, and Communication raising awareness. A panel of accredited judges (list of judges below) selected 10 final winners honoring them with the CO10 Award, for not only meeting all six tiers, but for being “pioneers of business in three dimensions: driving an immense amount of value for people, for the planet, and for profits”.  

The CO 10 winners were selected from a shortlist of 41 businesses - judged independently by a panel of expert industry leaders. Find out more about the winners below and view the shortlists of  brands  and  suppliers  for more inspiration.

The CO 10 winners were selected from a shortlist of 41 businesses - judged independently by a panel of expert industry leaders. Find out more about the winners below and view the shortlists of brands and suppliers for more inspiration.

Though the CO Leadership awards go beyond exclusivity and include a set list of fashion business profiles that have been recognized as ”having the courage to do the right thing – and do it well” in receiving the CO Leadership award. Dhana Inc as the sole apparel brand for youth has received the CO Leadership Award and is honored to be part of a community of 110 brand and retailers spanning the scope of possibility in alignment to innovation, design, sustainability, and tech.

Dhana Inc. received the CO Leadership Award for Apparel and ranks as the sole apparel brand for the youth

Full List of CO Leadership Awards here.


Judges Panel:

  1. Amber Vallenta – Actress, Model & Entrepreneur

  2. Giorgio Belloli – Chief Commercial and Sustainability Officer, Farfetch

  3. Carline Rush – Chief Executive, British Fashion Council

  4. Dylan Jones OBE, Editor GQ UK

  5. Clare Press – Sustainability Editor-at-Large, Vogue Australia

Full list of judges here.