2020 Textile Exchange Sustainability Conference
This year’s Textile Exchange Sustainability Conference will take place virtually from 2-6 November. Join us on Friday, 6 November for a discussion about the future of man-made cellulose fibres!
The conference invites participants to explore emerging trends in sustainability, connect with leading brands and organizations from the textile industry and learn about today’s most pressing sustainability topics.
With Man-made Cellulosics (MMC) being the second biggest cellulosic fibre group after cotton, and businesses, NGOs and governments giving it ever greater attention, Textile Exchange sees a huge potential for more sustainable cellulosics to gain a higher market share.
Attendees will be able to participate virtually in conversations around climate action, transparency, biodiversity, certifications and COVID-19 impacts.
PEFC at the Sustainability Conference
Ben Gunneberg, PEFC International CEO, will join the discussion at the breakout session “Acting now for the future of Man-Made Cellulose Fibers” on 6 November, alongside other NGOs that share the sustainable viscose vision: Forum for the Future and ZDHC.
The session will demonstrate and inspire action on different areas of the viscose vision, highlighting collaboration opportunities for the fashion industry and the benefits of sustainable forest management to the environment and society.
PEFC is also supporting the Biodiversity Plenary with Helen Crowley and will highlight the importance of sustainable forest management for protecting biodiversity in our forests.
Visit our virtual interactive exhibition to catch up with us and learn about fibres from sustainably managed forests!
About Textile Exchange
Textile Exchange is a global non-profit organization that creates leaders in the sustainable fibre and materials industry. With more than 400 members representing leading brands, retailers and suppliers, Textile Exchange is positively impacting the climate through accelerating the use of preferred fibres across the global textile industry.
Under its 2030 Strategy, Climate+, Textile Exchange will be the driving force for urgent climate action with a goal of 45% reduced CO2 emissions from textile fibre and material production by 2030.
Last year’s Textile Sustainability Conference in Vancouver, Canada, was attended by more than 900 industry leaders, including over 450 companies from 46 countries. Attendees included brands, retailers, suppliers, academia, entrepreneurs and other sustainability-focused organizations.