An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating indefinitely
Texworld USA is a dynamic industry event and business platform bringing together the best global textile, trims and accessory suppliers in the heart of New York City. Over its 10 year history, Texworld USA has provided designers, fabric buyers, merchandisers and sourcing professionals with the unique opportunity to meet directly with a wide range of manufacturers from Asia, the Middle East, North and South America and from many other regions around the globe.
Textile Exchange will participate in the following panels at Texworld USA:
January 23rd @ 3pm: THE IMPORTANCE OF A CIRCULAR ECONOMY FOR THE FUTURE OF FASHION
Moderator: Arthur Friedman, Senior Editor – Sourcing Journal
Tricia Carey, Director of Global Business Development, Denim – Lenzing Fibers, Inc.
Celeste Lilore, Director of Industry Engagement – Textile Exchange
Jessica Schreiber, Founder – FabScrap
Noor Zakka, Founder – Noorism
80% of the clothing we throw away ends up in landfills. An estimated 50 million tons of apparel are thrown away every year. What are the ways your company can bring value making the transition to circular economy? What are the economic opportunities with less material and energy consumption?
JANUARY 24th @ 3pm: POSITION SOURCING FOR THE NEXT SUSTAINABILITY SHIFT: THE IMPACT OF THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS (SDGS) ON SOURCING COUNTRIES AND GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAINS
Caterina Conti, Ambassador – Textile Exchange Leading brands and retailers are adopting the SDGs as a new framework for sustainability and risk management along with the top sourcing countries around the world. Learn about the opportunities and impacts for brands and their suppliers and how this new framework redefines sustainability for the industry. In addition to defining the real situation, the test will also explore the washing process for opportunities to minimize microplastics emissions.