The aim of the Fashion for Good Foundation is to promote and stimulate a sustainable and responsible clothing industry, which means, clothing produced with attention to the impact on people and the environment and, also, directly or indirectly related to or for this purpose or may be beneficial to this, everything in the broadest sense of the word, provided that it is in the general interest.
Stichting Fashion for Good (Fashion for Good Foundation) was incorporated on 17 October 2017. It has an at arm’s length service contract relationship with Fashion for Good BV which hosts the Innovation Platform activities.
How do we achieve our goal
Establishing the Fashion for Good Museum, a sustainable fashion museum where the developments and innovations in the clothing industry are brought to the attention of a wide audience.
Collaborating with parties that have innovative ideas regarding the clothing industry.
Developing a community of likeminded individuals in order to catalyse a movement whose reach extends far beyond the foundation.
Performing all such legitimate activities that are necessary, useful or desirable to promote, establish or achieve the objectives of the foundation.
Annual Report & Policy Plan
Policy Plan 2022
Annual report 2021
ANBI Form 2021
Annual Report 2020
ANBI Form 2020
Annual Report 2019
Annual Report 2018
Meet our team
Supervision & Management
In addition to laws and regulations, the Fashion for Good Foundation applies the principles of the Culture Governance Code (the “Code”) and Code of Ethics for Museums. The foundation believes it is important that its purpose is implemented in a transparent and honest manner through division of responsibilities. The Fashion for Good Foundation periodically tests its way of working, policies, website annual report against the Code. These rules apply to all Board members and staff (directly and indirectly employed) of Fashion for Good Foundation; they are encouraged to actively apply the rules of the Code.
The Fashion for Good Foundation has a Board with five members (Board Fashion for Good Foundation). The Board is responsible for setting strategic direction and steering the general course of affairs. The term of appointment is set at a maximum of four years.
The daily activities of the Museum are executed by the General Manager Museum, who has the following responsibilities:
- Planning & implementation of themes, events, and special programmes
- Engaging and managing relationships with Donors
- Execution and monitoring of Experience KPI’s
- Preparation of reporting requirements (e.g. board meeting documents)
The remuneration policy of Fashion for Good Foundation fits the character of the institution and is in accordance with statutory regulations. The members of the Board receive no remuneration for their work.
Independence & Integrity
Independence and integrity are important pillars of the Fashion for Good Foundation and are incorporated into the Code. Specifically, principle 3 reads: “Directors and Supervisors are independent and act with integrity. They are alert to conflicts of interest, avoid unwanted conflicts of interest and handle conflicts of interest in a transparent and careful manner.” The Board oversees, discusses, and evaluates possible conflicts of interest during its meetings. The Board is open about this within the organisation and to external stakeholders.
Stichting Fashion for Good is recognised by the Dutch tax authorities as an ANBI. ANBI stands for Algemeen Nut Beogende Instelling or public benefit organisation.
- Phone: (+31) 20 261 9680
- Visiting Address: Rokin 102, 1012 KZ Amsterdam
- Mailing Address: Watersteeg 3, 1012 KZ Amsterdam
- RSIN: 858038262
- KvK: 69852537
Profile & Composition of the Board
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Board Fashion for Good Foundation
Fashion for Good Foundation currently has a Board with five members:
Albert Brenninkmeijer – Chair
Albert Brenninkmeijer is Managing Director at Anthos Fund & Asset Management, a Cofra Holding AG entity that provides comprehensive values-based asset management. Albert brings 25 years of experience in the fashion and sustainability space with him. Before joining Anthos, Albert has worked with C&A, a leading global fashion retailer, holding various positions across the business on different continents, with his last assignment being in the role of Chief Operating Officer, Global Sourcing based in Hong Kong, SAR China. Albert served on the boards of Laudes Foundation (formerly C&A Foundation) and C&A Global Sustainability.
Managing Director Anthos Fund & Asset Mgt.
Katy Hartley – Board Member
Katy Hartley designs the Laudes Foundation’s strategy to ensure it is clear, bold, and provides a consistent plan – while enabling Laudes to adapt rapidly in a volatile world. She led the development of its first five-year strategy and the Laudes Foundation Economic System Map. She has over 20 years of experience in the fields of strategy development, philanthropy, partnership building, international public affairs, corporate reputation and stakeholder management.
board member and board secretary Built by Nature (The Netherlands), trustee of The Partnering Initiative (UK)
Siebe Weide – Secretary
Siebe Weide (1968) is a self employed strategic advisor in the world of Arts and Heritage. Before he was director of the Netherlands Museums Association and the Museumkaart foundation (2006-2019) and the Association of Dutch Rockvenues and Festivals (2001-2006). He started his career as a policy advisor at the Ministry of Culture in The Netherlands. Weide got his master in Economics at the Erasmus University Rotterdam.
Chair of the Board, Poetry International Rotterdam Foundation, Chair of the Board, Parfum de Boem Boem / Hraunmosi Foundation, Member Advisory Board Academy for Cultural Management – member advisory board
Stefan Hafner – Treasurer
Ancillary Positions: Head of Tax, COFRA Foundation Member of the Board, COFRA Foundation Member of the Board Redevco Foundation
Jose Teunissen – Board Member
Professor José Teunissen is Dean of the School of Design and Technology at London College of Fashion, UAL, and Professor of Fashion Theory. Currently she is the principal investigator of 3 European funded projects around Fashion Tech and digital learning (E4FT, FT Alliance, DeFINE) José also works as a freelance fashion curator. She will take up her post as the new Director of AMFI, the Amsterdam Fashion Institute of the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, on 1 March 2023.
Professor Fashion Theory; University of the Arts London, Dean of School of Design and Technology at London College of Fashion; University of the Arts London, Board member State of Fashion; Foundation Sonsbeck & State of Fashion, Member Government Advisory Board; Dutch Creative Industries Council, Board member of International Apparel Federation
Marian Duff (Chairperson)
Marian is the founder of OSCAM and MAFB. At OSCAM (Open Space Contemporary Art Museum), Marian works on various exhibitions in collaboration with partners, affiliated institutions and artists such as PATTA, Bonnefanten, Decoratelier Nationale Opera & Ballet. Through MAFB, Marian develops educational programmes in collaboration with various museums in order to help creative talent grow.
Elles van Vegchel
Elles is director of the Laurenskerk Rotterdam and responsible for the cultural programming, preservation and exploitation of the monument. Until 2021 she was Head of Museum Affairs at the Textile Museum in Tilburg, where she was responsible for exhibitions, programming, acquisition, education and public tours, in addition to being an advisor to the Amsterdam Fund for the Arts (AFK). Elles has previously worked at Hermitage and NEMO Science Museum
Marjolein van Breemen
Marjolein is the Deputy Programme Director of NEMO Science Museum. She is in charge of all programs of the museum, NEMO Kennislink and in that role connects the networks of museums, scientific and educational institutes. Marjolien holds a seat on the Executive committee of the Ecsite Board, the European Association of Science Museums and Science Centers.
Mick is the founder of Branding Equality and a freelance marketing professional with broad experience in the cultural sector has worked on inclusive campaigns, aimed at authenticity, innovation and linking young urban adults to cultural brands such as the Anne Frank House and Eye Filmmuseum.
Stephen works as an interim brand culture strategist and entrepreneur of a media consultancy agency for clients such as RTL, NPO, Municipality of Amsterdam, DeLamar theater, Unilever and P&G. In addition, co-founder of IncludeNow, an organization that is committed to an inclusive marketing and communication industry.