Did you know that the fashion industry is considered one of most polluting industry in the world? Luckily, more and more fashion producers and consumers are starting to do their part to halt the industry’s environmentally and harmful practices by shifting towards more sustainable materials, less resource-intensive ways of manufacturing and more responsible choices.
DAY 1 Date: Wednesday 21 October 2020 Time: 9:20 am – 1:00 pm CEST 9:00 am Our virtual room is open! 9:25 am Welcome Message Pierre-François Thaler, Co-Founder and Co-CEO, EcoVadis 9:30 am Procuring A Purposeful Business: Through Supply Chain Sustainability Performance Thomas Udesen, CPO, Bayer Bertrand Conquéret, CPO & President Global Supply Chain B.V, Henkel 10:15 am Driving Sustainability Within A Global Organization In The Decade of Action
Our relationship with plastic needs rethinking. Plastics are versatile materials, but the way we use them is incredibly wasteful. We take oil and gas from the earth to make plastic products that are often designed to be used only once, and then we throw them away. This is what we call a linear take-make-waste model.
As the pace of change in the world accelerates, consumers are demanding more of the products and services they buy. At the same time, there is an…