2012 Sustainable Textiles Conference

Start: Thursday, October 04, 2012 08:00
End: Friday, October 05, 2012 17:00
Venue: Hong Kong
Country: Hong kong
Description: Textile Exchange is partnering with EcoTextile News, Messe Frankfurt, and Planet Textiles to bring you the premier 2012 Sustainable Textiles Conference in Hong Kong.

The conference will be a global gathering of key players representing the entire value chain and will focus on sustainability issues and opportunities in textiles, manufacturing, chemistry, and agriculture.

The 2012 global event will balance inspiring plenary speakers with action-oriented discussions and forums that cover important aspects of sustainable textiles with topics including organic and other natural fibers (bamboo, cellulose, and many others), intelligent textiles, recycled fibers, bio-polymers, sustainable business practices in water and energy usage, social issues, pricing issues, climate concerns, industry and product integrity (including certification), toxics and waste, consumer market trends, key performance indicators, and traceability and transparency issues.


Current discussion

  • Decrease in Organic Cotton Production

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Learning from the reasons behind the decrease of organic cotton production world-wide. 


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Previous discussions

Economic benefits of organic and sustainable cotton production (April 2012)

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