Making Positive Impact: Materials Innovation in Textiles and Apparel
Join C2CPII and industry experts for a panel discussion on how the Cradle to Cradle Certified framework spurs development of materials innovation for positive impact. Together, we will explore holistic strategies to activate safe and circular innovations in textiles & apparel. Hear how leading brands and manufacturers have leveraged supply chain partnerships, circular best practices and technological solutions to optimize product design, material reuse and take-back programs.
Announcing our webinar, in partnership with Good On You and Farfetch, exploring the burgeoning and critical growth of sustainability in fashion, and how it is shaped by consumer choices and business innovation. Our panellists will delve into the different dimensions of sustainability including the most important aspects for brands to consider, leading industry examples and standards, the interplay of retail and technology, and how honest, effective communications to inform customer purchases are integral to creating a positive future in fashion.
Redefining Value OF, all the words that have become part of the pandemic mantra, 'RESET' seems to be one of the most prevalent. Hit by the second major global crises in their lifetime, Millennial and GEN-Z consumers are exhibiting increasingly cautious purchasing behaviour. Are the chances that we have witnessed during lockdown become permanent features of our daily lives?
Even after the Chinese economy has reopened - the shift to online purchasing has remained. There is much talk about younger consumers growing up with fundamentality different values and attitudes, thus demanding companies to act ethically and responsibly. As the intimate appear industry faces its own reset, what are the challenged which lie aead regarding sourcing, suitability, transparency, and branding.
In Fashion for Good's next Meet the Innovators series, we will hear from InfiniChains who is leading end-to-end track and trace solutions using blockchain, AI and Cloud Computing to help brands and manufacturers to digitise sustainability practices. Through real-time data, efficiency and storytelling, they bridge the fragmented gaps between the different sustainability systems of farmers, manufacturers and brands. The second company in this series is Adrian Jones and Graham Ross - Founders of Blocktexx, Australia. BlockTexx turns textile waste into a resource, stimulates the production of new products and meets consumers demands to reduce the environmental impact of our everyday clothing.
The widespread shutdown across all industries, brought about by the pandemic, has resulted in the first-ever temporary halt in production for textile manufacturers.
As the existence of the fashion industry as we know it is challenged, in this webinar we explore the role of innovation in managing and addressing current issues as well as the impact on the sustainability targets set by leading manufacturers. Join fashion journalist and author Sujata Assomull in conversation with the driving force behind Arvind Limited’s sustainability initiative, Executive Director Punit Lalbhai, and two of the fashion industry’s foremost female changemakers, Dipali Goenka, CEO and Joint Managing Director of Welspun and Katrin Ley, Managing Director of Fashion for Good, to hear their thoughts and insights on the impact of innovation in the textile manufacturing sector.