The Team

“The entire textile waste value chain needs to be recreated” – A conversation with venture builder Tanushri

Tanushri is venture builder at Enviu in India and manages our partnership with GIZ and Concordia Textiles. She can be considered a heavy weight in the Indian textile industry, having been working in it for over 8 years now, from starting a venture of her own to working at Intellecap, she has done it all. …

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“I was the only woman for the first 10 years of my career” – A conversation with Hema, Khaloom’s Director of Operations 

Khaloom is an India-based textile design and production house that produces hand-woven fabrics from recycled yarns: Creating value from waste and providing its workers with dignified livelihoods. Or how some describe it: Family. It is Enviu’s first venture addressing the obstacles to change in the textile industry and it is the venture that catalyzed the …

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Rejuvenating fabric & the future of sustainable fashion – a conversation with Pals Brust, Co-founder & CEO UPSET Textiles

“The Dream was to prove to the world that it is possible to have mainstream garments that are sustainable & circular for a price that everyone can afford”  – Pals Brust, Co-founder of UPSET Textiles.  After working for almost 40 years at C&A, and having been the CEO of C&A Benelux, Pals Brust came to …

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Impact-driven entrepreneurship, Sustainable Innovation, and the Circular Fashion Movement in India – A Conversation with Gigi Mathews, Head of Reweave in India

Gigi has always been driven by ambition and purpose. Before joining Enviu, she co-founded an engineering integrated systems company to build systems that improve safety and efficiency for railway assets. She was the only non-engineer on the team, but fell in love with technology and creating solutions that improve everyday lives. It’s exactly this that …

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Meet Kasthuri, one of the weavers at our company Khaloom

The fashion industry is infamous for the working conditions in the production process. Workers in garment factories are expected to toil for long working hours only to receive low wages, lack of regular contracts and working hours, and hazardous working conditions. With Enviu’s Reweave program we are building companies that disrupt the current status quo …

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Introducing Reweave: Why change is needed and what we’re doing about it

An Interview with Marieke Lenders – Program Lead Reweave Marieke, can you introduce the Reweave program? Reweave is a business-intervention program run by Enviu with a goal to create a fair and circular apparel value chain in India. We do this as entrepreneurs, by building disruptive social and sustainable ventures that drive the market towards …

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