Nissa Peng Cornish

Executive Director, Redress, HK

Nissa is the Executive Director at Redress, an environmental charity with the mission to prevent and transform textile waste to catalyse a circular economy and reduce fashion’s water, chemical and carbon footprints.


Nissa believes in the positive potential of fashion, and that everyone – consumers, brands, policy-makers – needs to play a role if we want to see real change for the better.

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Nissa Peng Cornish

Executive Director, Redress, HK

Speaker Sessions

Friday, 04 Dec, 13:00 Can Plants Give us New and Visionary Solutions to Design Problems?

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Hong Kongers send over 370 tonnes of textile to landfill daily -- with roughly half being clothes.

Last year volunteers sorted over 15 tonnes of clothing into more than 30 categories including resell, donate, repurpose and recycle. © Alex Macro

The annual Get Redressed Month citywide campaign incldues a clothing drive with over 20 charity beneficiaries.

A retrospective exhibition of 10 years of Redress Design Award winning Alumni at The Mills.

The Redress Design Award celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2020. Menswear Prize Winner Ngoc Ha Thu's winning collection is pictured here.