Heading to Milan for Textile Exchange’s 2018 Sustainability Conference? Yes! All right. Then open your agenda and take note of where you’ll find or hear from Quantis during the event taking place October 22–24. Join our colleagues Angela, Carole and Simone who’ll be there sharing important insights on how businesses can accelerate the sustainable transformation of textiles and fashion.
Here’s the program
Monday, October 22
18h30 | Kick-Off Cocktail Reception
Don’t be shy, come say hello! Drop by our booth in Hall B during the Conference Kick-Off Reception to chat with our experts about everything from ocean plastics to eco-design and science-driven goals.
Tuesday, October 23
8h – 18h | Quantis Booth
Join us at our booth to learn about the Quantis difference and how to supercharge your business’s sustainability strategy with metrics!
11h15 | Breakout 1A: Everything You Need to Know About Micro-Fibers and Micro-Plastics
Senior Sustainability Consultant Carole Dubois will join Cotton Incorporated, biov8tion and Hohenstein Institute America in a panel discussion on textile microfiber pollution. In addition to an overview of the issue, the session will highlight new and emerging solutions — including the Plastic Leak Project — designed to develop a standardized method of measuring textile microfibers in aquatic environments, understand their rate of release, and assess their impact on freshwater, saltwater and wastewater environments.
13h45 | Breakout 2A: New Reports that Will Drive Your Sustainability Strategy
Quantis apparel sector lead Angela Adams and Forum for the Future CEO Sally Uren will take a deep dive into the current and future trends and impacts in the global apparel industry and explore the main levers for action to help inform strategy and drive change. The breakout session will feature the findings of the Measuring Fashion: Insights from the Environmental Impact of the Global Apparel and Footwear Industries study (Quantis) and Future of Sustainability 2018 — Living in Non-Linear Times (Forum of the Future).
Wednesday, October 24
8h – 18h | Quantis Booth
Last call: If you missed our sessions or haven’t had the chance to connect with Quantis yet, don’t forget to swing by our booth before Closing Remarks!
Ready to step up your sustainability strategy with metrics? Connect with the Quantis team at the event or contact Quantis apparel sector expert Angela Adams. For more information about the Plastic Leak Project and how to join the initiative, contact Carole Dubois.