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Organic fashion: GOTS India Seminar 2018
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GOTS India Seminar 2018 is the third event in India organized by the Global Organic Textile Standard organisation (GOTS). Earlier events in Mumbai and New Delhi were highly appreciated by participants and industry, informs the organiser. The main topic this time will be sustainability.
The seminar is scheduled to be held on 29th May 2018 in Le Méridien Coimbatore, India. The theme for this seminar is ‘Sustainability as Key to Business Efficiency’. The organisers aim to make a discussion of the stakeholders and actors from organic textile supply chains possible and to contemplate positive initiatives to achieve business efficiency through sustainable practices. "The one-day seminar shall address pressing issues relevant to the organic textiles industry", explains GOTS.
"As consumers become increasingly aware of the environmental cost of fast fashion, 2018 is predicted be the year that sustainability goes mainstream. Advances in textile process innovations can lead to sustainable development while at the same time improving efficiencies and enhancing profits", says GOTS.
Key issues are:
Sustainability in Fashion Industry: What are the current trends in eco-fashion domain? What are the priorities and experiences of conscious buyers? How are Indian and international brands integrating organic textiles in their product offerings?
Chemical and Environmental Compliance: What are the latest requirements in GOTS? How does it keep pace with technical research and market requirements? What are the current trends in environmental compliances? What needs to be tested? Where should it be tested?
Future of compliances and standards: What are the latest challenges? How are other stakeholders in the market setting their requirements? How can organisations collaborate to reduce double working?
The ‘Registration Form’ can be downloaded here