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Water in the Fashion Supply Chain

Water in the Fashion Supply Chain

The Abbotsford Convent, Melbourne

Wednesday 22 Nov 2.30 pm


Water represents one of the most significant challenges for the fashion industry. That's why the Alliance of Water Stewardship are collaborating with CTF and the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) to invite you to a half day industry seminar!

The afternoon will bring together these key partners and international experts in the field to share their knowledge, experiences, discuss progress and the challenges facing the industry.



WHAT | Half day Seminar

WHERE | Abbotsford Convent, Melbourne

WHEN | Wednesday 22 November from 2.30 pm followed by refreshments and networking

TICKETS | AWS members $20, Council of Textile and Fashion members $20, Others $40. RSVP HERE >>



Russell Rollason, Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade
David Giles-Kay, CEO, Council of Textile and Fashion
Michael Spencer, CEO, Alliance for Water Stewardship, Asia-Pacific
Adam Lloyd, Sustainability Manager, Cotton On Group
TBC, Better Cotton Initiative
Joyce Tsoi, Senior Manager Supply Chain SustainabilityVF Corporation



The Alliance of Water Stewardship (AWS), Asia-Pacific, have been collaborating with CTF in an innovative program, supported by the Australian Government, to promote good water stewardship through the fashion supply chain. AWS is also collaborating with the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) to align water management requirements between the two systems and promote good water stewardship in cotton production. 

The model being developed through this collaboration will be expanded to other industries including food and beverage and micro-electronics over the coming year.


Earlier Event: 14 November
International Sourcing Expo 2017
Later Event: 1 January
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