Reducing the Impact of Textiles on the Environment Conference 2012

By Dorothy Maxwell
Monday 01 October 2012


One of the UK’s most credible sustainable textile networks – The RITE Group – has its annual conference in London, 10 Oct. GVSS Director Dorothy Maxwell is on the Steering Group of this network and proud to support it’s important work to update the industry on key developments to improve the environmental performance of textiles. Covering science, politics and glamour the line up includes:-

  • Launch of the Global Organic Cotton Campaign ‘Have you cottoned on yet’? from Soil Association (SA) and GOTs, Lord Peter Melchett, SA
  • European Commission sustainable textiles focus, Pavel Misiga, Head of Unit, Sustainable Production and Consumption, DG Environment
  • Green Carpet Challenge, Livia Firth
  • UK Party Parliamentary Group on Sustainable Fashion, House of Lords, Baroness Lola Young OBE
  • Latest updates from the Nordic Initiative Clean & Ethical (NICE), Jonas Eder-Hansen

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