“The H&M Global Change Award has proven to be a leading platform for identifying, incubating and accelerating some of the most inspiring sustainable solutions in the fashion industry today. The program is a perfect example of the critical partnership necessary between early stage innovators, investors and corporations. Together, these collaborations will lead to a cleaner, healthier and more sustainable future for fashion.”Caroline Brown
Caroline Brown is a Managing Director at Closed Loop Partners, a New York based investment firm and innovation center that focuses on development of circular economies.
She leads the practice in fashion investing at venture capital and growth equity levels, holding board positions in several early stage circular economy disruptor such as For Days, The Renewal Workshop, DAI , Dimpora and Retrievr.
Prior to this, Brown held global CEO / President roles for leading companies such as Donna Karan + DKNY for LVMH, Carolina Herrera, Akris Inc as well as leading marketing & communications roles for Giorgio Armani. She is an Advisor at MIT Sloan School of Management, Martin Trust Center for Entrepreneurship.
Caroline is a born and raised New Yorker with Argentine heritage.
New member of the GCA Expert Panel.