Previous Events

Speakers at the 2010 event held on 18 March at the Hong Kong Convention Centre are noted below. The presentations are available to download in PDF format where indicated.

John Mowbray, Ecotextile News
UK Planet Textiles, introduction of concept by partner(s): Ecotextile News, Messe Frankfurt and SDC
Cara Chacon, director of CSR, Patagonia, USA
KEYNOTE: Managing sustainable change in a major retail organisation and across the supply chain: communicating this change to consumers [3.88Mb]
Liang Xiaohui, China National Textile and Apparel Council (CNTAC), Office for Social Responsibility
How the issues of CSR and sustainability are being addressed by the Chinese textile manufacturing sector [2.15Mb]
Lyn Ip, Adidas Group, Social and Environmental Affairs Department, Hong Kong
Managing change through the supply chain – a major brands own experience [973Kb]
Pat Nie Woo, Sustainable Fashion Business Consortium, Hong Kong
Current and future challenges to implementing sustainable change in the textile sector – what are the realities? [1.37Mb]
Geoff Collins, Lenzing, Austria
Sustainable Fibres – good for the people, good for the planet [2.10Mb]
Petra Katzenberger, Head of CSR at KIK
Germany's biggest clothing discounter takes the lead on carbon footprinting [900Kb]
Simon Weston, Fountain Set, Hong Kong
Real World: Implementation and practicalities of developing sustainable production initiatives. From drawing board to commercial product [506Kb]
Phil Patterson, Chairman, RITE Group, UK
East meets West: how the big brands in Europe and the States can engage more effectively with textile manufacturers in Asia [691Kb]
Tone Tobiasson, NICE, Norway
Nordic Initiative Clean and Ethical. Environmental and ethical cooperation in the Nordic Fashion Industry between retailers, brands, designers and consumers [2.04Mb]
Lode Vermeersch, Huntsman, Switzerland
Sustainability improvement within a textile processing mill: a case study [ 1.03Mb]

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Rescheduled for 14th October 2015