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by Mary Tjotjos

Marci Zaroff, YESAND

Marci Zaroff coined the term “ECOfashion" in 1995 and is an internationally recognized ECO lifestyle expert, educator, innovator, author and serial ecopreneur. Founder/CEO of ECOfashion Corp—a "Greenhouse of Brands”—including B2B turnkey sustainable fashion manufacturer MetaWear, regenerative in-conversion-to-organic cotton farm project RESET, QVC organic lifestyle brands Farm to Home and Seed to Style(launching Jan 2021), and new D2C ECO fashion brand YES AND. Also Founder of Under the Canopy, Executive Producer of "THREAD Documentary I Driving Fashion Forward,"and Co-Founder of Good Catch, BeyondBrands and The Institute for Integrative Nutrition, Marci has been instrumental in driving authenticity, environmental leadership & social justice worldwide for three decades. Marci's first book, "ECOrenaissance: Co-Creating A Stylish, Sexy and Sustainable World," launched August 2018 (Simon & Schuster). Board Member or Advisor of the Organic Center/Organic Trade Association, Textile Exchange, Fashion Revolution and Cradle to Cradle's "Fashion Positive,” Marci was a key figure in the development of the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) and first Fair Trade Textile Certification with Fair Trade USA. In addition to receiving countless recognitions—including Retail Touchpoint's "Retail Innovator Award," New York Moves "Power Women Award," Fashion Group International's "Rising Star Award," and the Natural Product Industry’s "Socially Responsible Business Award," Marci is featured in the book ECO AMAZONS: 20 Women Who Are Transforming the World, and is a Henry Crown Fellow of The Aspen Institute. @marcizaroff