This text is taken from the Innovation Forum.
“Through focused and off-the-record discussion, this three-day conference will address how apparel brands can adapt practices to deliver on growing stakeholder expectations. We’ll equip delegates with the best-practice and guidance to transform factories, engage consumers, drive circularity and reduce climate impacts across fashion and textile supply chains.
[This conference will take place virtually between the 27th-29th April 2020.]
- Emerging trends and the future of (sustainable) fashion: C-suite executives discuss the latest sourcing trends and major opportunities in ethical fashion.
- Circular fashion: What does collaboration around circularity actually look like in practice? And how do you engage designers from the outset?
- Working conditions, modern slavery, living wage and women empowerment: What real change has occurred and what are companies doing to ensure fair, safe and equal treatment of workers.
- Traceability and transparency: The latest innovations in supply chain mapping and visibility beyond tier 2.
- Second-hand, repair, rental: The new and disruptive business models and how they will impact production and the retail environment.
- Reducing GHGs in the apparel sector: How companies can trace, measure and reduce emissions beyond scope 2.
- Government intervention and incentives: What policy makers are planning to do about the industry’s climate and waste impacts.
- Evolving consumer demands and purpose driven communication: How to effectively – and genuinely – engage consumers in sustainable fashion.
- Investor pressure: How far are investors truly engaging in sustainability, and what do they expect of brands?
- Tackling fashion’s environmental footprint: The latest advances in water management, protection of forests and reduction of chemical discharge.
Read on and register here.