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How can I get the most out of my Ellie.Connect membership?

Ellie.Connect is the global ecosystem that enables everyone to take action in favour of sustainable development! 

The Ellie team combines years of knowledge about sustainability in textiles and fashion with a very extensive network. Ellie can be your starting point for all questions, challenges & cases related to sustainability, personally connecting you with relevant partners, knowledge, and inspiring cases.

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Get visibility for your company and offering

Before taking concrete steps towards sustainability and circularity, you must define the basic principles and create visibility for your business and your offering.

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Get direct feedback and find solutions to your challenges​

The transition to a more sustainable, digital & collaborative textile & fashion business often involves complex challenges, requiring external input and action.

Ellie helps you meet these challenges by leveraging the power of the Ellie.Connect ecosystem. 

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Make all your market research in one place

There is a lot to be informed about sustainability in the industry, but not all news is relevant to you and your team.

That’s why Ellie uses smart technology to make sure you get the latest news and updates that are relevant to you, now.

Get visibility to your company and offering

The platform’s database creates visibility for your organization on the platform. 

All members (free & premium) can: 

Click the links for the YouTube tutorials.

Sharing and consulting announcements and events is the perfect way to keep in touch with what’s happening in the ecosystem.

Premium members can: 

  • Upload unlimited announcements, documents, and events.
  • See their news included in the weekly newsletter (distributed to over 500 readers) if they share them on Tuesdays before 11am.
  • See all the announcements and events from other members.

Free members can:

  • Access the announcements and events pages.
Discover here how to use this feature.

Get direct feedback and find solutions to your challenges

As solutions often come from unexpected corners, Ellie allows you to share your challenges with the entire Ellie.Connect ecosystem.


Premium members can:

  • Post unlimited challenges publicly or anonymously.
  • Decide how to be contacted (via the comments section or by email).
  • Have first access to the new challenges shared by the ecosystem.
  • Get a personal intake call in order to define with Ellie the best approach to solve your challenges (mendatory).


Free members can:

  • Post unlimited challenges publicly.
  • Decide how to be contacted (via the comments section or by email).

Watch the tutorial  here to learn how to create a challenge.

Make all your market research in one place

The trend monitor is accessible to all members (free & premium) via the ‘Exploration’ section of the platform.

It allows you to:

  • Access relevant news on various topics related to your textile and fashion transformation journey.
  • Select the topics that are relevant to you.
  • Choose to receive a personalized daily or weekly news overview directly in your mailbox (activate the e-mails via notification settings).