In addition to our fabulous partners, we find ourselves inspired by the amazing people in our community. Like our Managing Trustee, Janette Searle, Bernadette Casey is an Edmund Hillary Fellow. Bernadette is also a trailblazer in realm of textile sustainability. She is the founder of The Formary, a textile research and development company whose purpose is addressing the climate crisis through significantly reducing the environmental impacts of clothing and textiles. Alongside Peter Thompson, started the Textile Reuse Programme, a collaboration between government, industry and social enterprise. Check out their amazing mahi at