5 speakers 15 minutes each

Lucy Siegle

On ethical living

Lucy Siegle is a leading UK journalist on environmental issues and ethical consumerism, and a regular presenter on The One Show. She has a weekly column in the Observer and created the paper’s Observer Ethical Awards (OEAs), which have been running for over eight years. In September 2012, she directed and produced Green Cut, an acclaimed short film on sustainable style. She is the author of To Die For: Is Fashion Wearing Out the World?, an impassioned exposé of the inhumane and environmentally devastating story behind the clothes we casually buy and wear. Lucy Siegle is co-founder of The Green Carpet Challenge with Livia Firth. The pair launched a collection of handbags for Gucci at Paris fashion Week for which the leather was sourced from the world's first accredited zero deforestation manufacturers in Brazil. @lucysiegle