Houdini Sportswear’s Open-Source Textile Innovation Initiative, Project Mono Air

Replicable ways to improve sustainability and a high-performance fleece born from these principles

Stockholm-based sportswear company Houdini has long offered products that emphasize a more sustainable approach. In fact, all the fabrics used this season have been biodegradable, recycled, recyclable, renewable or Bluesign-certified and, in 2018, CEO Eva Karlsson received The Award for Sustainable Leadership, which is presented annually by NMC Nätverket för Hållbart Näringsliv. The brand has been lobbying for accountability since 2001, when Karlsson joined. Under …

Interview: Tender Greens CEO Denyelle Bruno

An attentive, passionate leader on a mission to achieve gender parity by 2020

Over the last two decades, Denyelle Bruno developed, scaled and enhanced retail operations for Apple, Drybar, Peet’s Coffee & Tea and others. For the tech giant, she conceptualized and launched their first 25 stores; for the hairstyling company, she opened 55. Today, Bruno helms the Los Angeles-based fine-casual restaurant brand Tender Greens. As CEO since mid-2018, she’s helped with strategic expansion and crossed milestone earnings. …