For the past 10 years, Fashion Takes Action has worked with over 400 designers, brands, academics and industry professionals in an effort to help shift business practices toward more sustainable behaviour.

Evidence of significant progress can be seen worldwide, yet there is still much to be done. We can help! FTA has created a community in which to foster the growth of this movement, and together we have the capacity to make meaningful change.

Join your industry peers and apply to become a member today!

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Membership Types

Brand Visibility & Awareness

  • Profile in our online directory, featuring your sustainability achievements & goals, links to videos, reports, photos etc
  • Receive a feature in the FTA monthly newsletter sent to 5000 fashion industry influencers & consumers
  • Social media promotion (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook & LinkedIn) to help boost your credibility among an eco conscious demographic

Education & Capacity Building

  • Consultation and/or mentorship
  • Access online learning modules and webinars facilitated by our team of expert consultants, on the following topics:
    1. Employee Education & Training
    2. Risk Assessment in Supply Chains
    3. Sustainability Strategy, Implementation & Reporting
    4. Ethical Sourcing Program Implementation
    5. Business Model Innovation & Redesign
    6. Storytelling, Branding & CSR Reporting

Industry Events

Online Resources & Tools

  • Access free resources and tools to help you reflect, measure & benchmark:
    • Out of the Box Ethical Sourcing/Sustainable Procurement policy and manuals to be used in vendor agreements
    • Code of Conduct for Factories
    • Sustainability Toolkit & Action Plan Assessment Tool
“Through FTA, I am a part of a larger community actively at work for the progress and improvement of an industry I am dedicated to. FTA has both passionate members and organizers, who are fearlessly taking fashion into a new era of progress, innovation & sustainability. I am a better designer because of the accountability within this vibrant community. FTA is kindness and consideration intertwined; with a passion to do good within this industry and supporting its members who share a common goal. We are very proud and honoured to be a member of this thriving organization.”
Peggy Sue Deaven-Smiltnieks, Founder and Creative Director for Peggy Sue Collection Inc.


  • STARTER: If you are a startup, small business or academic, this level offers brand visibility & awareness + discounts to attend some Industry Events (not including WEAR)
  • ESSENTIALS: This level is great if you are a small to medium size apparel business who is experiencing growth. In addition to STARTER benefits, you receive 10% off eco friendly fabric and printing, discount to attend WEAR and one-on-one consultation with our Founder.
  • EXECUTIVE: If you are a medium to large apparel brand/retailer, international industry association or NGO, in addition to ESSENTIALS benefits, you receive an initial consultation of up to 2 hours, opportunities to connect with industry influencers, access to our online resources & tools, and the ability to take our learning modules from the comfort of your office.



Per year
  • Basic profile in online directory
  • Discount to attend/participate in FTA & partner events (excluding WEAR)


This level is ideal for start-ups, micro fashion businesses and students


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Per Year
  • Featured profile in online directory
  • Discount to attend, sponsor or present at FTA events (includes WEAR)
  • Increased social media exposure
  • One-on-one consultation
  • Participate in workshops/webinars at reduced price
  • Access to online learning modules at a discounted rate
  • Download FREE online resources & tools

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Not Industry, but want to join our Community?

Help us continue in our efforts to raise awareness, and to connect the dots so that you and our members, benefit. You will also be the first to learn about our upcoming events, including our social mixers held in Toronto. Only $25/year

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