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September 2020

Webinar: GRS/RCS in Action

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT

Register Here. This webinar will be covering information around the GRS and RCS as we are gearing up for the next standard revision, set to begin early next year. Join us to learn more about the GRS/RCS in action today, materials we are working on and what is to come next. By registering for this webinar, you agree for Textile Exchange to share your name, company, and email with speakers and partnering organizations associated with this webinar. They will be…

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October 2020

Corporate Fiber & Materials Benchmark (CFMB) Survey Drop-in Clinic

October 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until October 9, 2020

Join Here. The drop-in clinics provide a hassle-free opportunity for you to connect to the CFMB team (and others joining the clinic) to trouble-shoot particular problems or share benchmarking concerns. Together, we can quickly resolve issues, offer advice... or we might need to go away and find the solution if we can’t answer on the spot. Either way, we will resolve your issues as quickly as possible!

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Corporate Fiber & Materials Benchmark (CFMB) Survey Drop-in Clinic

October 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until October 9, 2020

Join Here. The drop-in clinics provide a hassle-free opportunity for you to connect to the CFMB team (and others joining the clinic) to trouble-shoot particular problems or share benchmarking concerns. Together, we can quickly resolve issues, offer advice... or we might need to go away and find the solution if we can’t answer on the spot. Either way, we will resolve your issues as quickly as possible!

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Webinar: Leather Processing: Stages, Challenges, Solutions

October 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT

Register Here. Join us for Part 3 of the Leather Learning Series, where our speakers will shed light on the stages of leather processing, environmental and social challenges, chemical management, and available solutions in the sector. By registering for this webinar, you agree to receive communication from Textile Exchange, including industry news and relevant information (this can be changed at any time using the “update your preferences” option in any email you receive from us).

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Sourcing Journal Summit R/Evolution Virtual

October 14 - October 15

Register here. For 2020, the supply chain’s leading event is going virtual. Join us from the comfort of your couch, or wherever you are, on Oct. 14-15, 2020. Taking place over two days for the fhttps://web.cvent.com/event/aaad92cd-9c3f-4314-afd6-872ff93c5829/websitePage:aaba257f-8759-4761-8d8b-25d5650fbe06https://web.cvent.com/event/aaad92cd-9c3f-4314-afd6-872ff93c5829/websitePage:aaba257f-8759-4761-8d8b-25d5650fbe06irst time ever, Sourcing Journal Summit 2020: R/Evolution: Overhauling Fashion’s Outmoded Supply Chain, will bring you the insight you need to usher your business into a changed world. There’s little 2020 hasn’t thrown at fashion supply chains. A pandemic. A shutdown. A supply crisis. A…

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Webinar: The Preferred Fiber & Materials Market Report 2020 in 60 minutes

October 14 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am EDT

Register Here. Join this webinar for a quick-fire overview of the key data and trends from Textile Exchange's 2020 Preferred Fiber and Materials Market Report (PFMR), the most comprehensive report about the preferred fiber and materials market with a focus on production. During the webinar, the team behind the report will share snapshots of the latest industry data and trends for all key fibers and materials used in the textile industry, looking first at the global market before diving into…

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Basics of Sustainability Workshop

October 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT

Register Here. This year, we are offering two different date options for the Basics of Sustainability Workshop to accommodate our global audience (the same information will be repeated on each day). You are registering for the Tuesday, October 20 offering, which will be held at 7 am PST, 10 am EST, and 4 pm CEST. The Basics of Sustainability Workshop is intended to be a learning opportunity to gain insights and information on Textile Exchange’s core focus areas: Climate Change,…

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Reuters Events: Responsible Business Europe 2020

October 22 - October 26

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Basics of Sustainability Workshop

October 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm HKT

Register Here. This year, we are offering two different date options for the Basics of Sustainability Workshop to accommodate our global audience (the same information will be repeated on each day). You are registering for the Thursday, October 22 offering, which will be held at 7 am CEST and 12-noon HKT. The Basics of Sustainability Workshop is intended to be a learning opportunity to gain insights and information on Textile Exchange’s core focus areas: Climate Change, Biodiversity, Standards and Certifications,…

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November 2020

Textile Exchange 2020 Virtual Textile Sustainability Conference

November 2 - November 6

Learn more here. In light of on-going developments with COVID-19 and after thoughtful discussions with our Board of Directors and a few member companies, Textile Exchange has decided to move our 2020 Textile Sustainability Conference to a fully online, virtual experience that will take place on Monday, November 2- Friday, November 6. We believe this is the safest approach for the well-being of our global audience and we are excited that a virtual event makes it possible to broaden the learning…

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Innovation Forum Virtual Sustainable Landscapes & Commodities Forum

November 3 - November 5

Learn more here. This three day virtual business conference will debate and showcase real world solutions to the most pressing and urgent challenges in commodity supply chains. We’ll look at what’s driving value chain change and how business is working to deliver on increasingly difficult sustainability targets.

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December 2020

Round Table Summit: Animal Fibers and Materials Round Table

December 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EST

Register Here. This Round Table will set the frame for the specific Round Tables with a focus on animal-derived fibers and materials.

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Round Table Summit: Biosynthetics Round Table

December 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EST

Register Here. Textile Exchange’s Biosynthetics Round Table started in 2016. Biosynthetics is part of Textile Exchange’s work due to its potential to offer a replacement made from renewable rather than fossil fuel-based feedstocks. The Biosynthetics Round Table attempts to make sense of the opportunities and challenges we face as an industry, including the sustainability of feedstock production and innovations in future feeder materials. 

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Round Table Summit: Man-made Cellulosic Fiber Round Table – Part 1

December 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EST

Register Here. Making, sourcing, and offering Man-made Cellulosic Fibers (MMCF), including viscose, lyocell or modal, with sustainability in mind is experiencing real momentum and has become a priority for many brands and retailers. The Round Table addresses the environmental challenges that MMCF production faces and creates collective action to drive positive solutions.

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Round Table Summit: Responsible Cashmere Round Table

December 10 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am EST

Register Here. (All participants are encouraged to join the Animal Fibers and Materials Round Table on Dec. 7.)  Cashmere comes with a host of sustainability issues that impact the areas of animal welfare, the environment, and societies, particularly in Mongolia. In response to interest and queries from brands, Textile Exchange facilitates the Responsible Cashmere Round Table (RCRT) to better understand the issues and opportunities surrounding cashmere production, as well as to have a common voice in the development of a…

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Round Table Summit: Home & Hospitality Round Table

December 10 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm EST

Register Here. The primary objective of the Home & Hospitality Round Table is to better understand the preferred fiber and materials needs and priorities of this industry sector and to feed this information into the planning and delivery of activities.

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Round Table Summit: Accelerating Circularity Round Table

December 11 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am EST

Register Here. The Accelerating Circularity Round Table, led by AcceleratingCircularity.org, focuses on an apparel industry collaborative project designed to accelerate the textile industry’s move from linear to circular. This multi-stakeholder initiative collaboratively works together to move the textile industry from a ‘take, make, waste’ system to a circular one. 

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Round Table Summit: Recycled Polyester Round Table

December 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC-7

Register Here. Textile Exchange’s Recycled Polyester (rPET) Round Table is a global multi-stakeholder network aiming to increase the uptake of recycled polyester.  

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Round Table Summit: Man-made Cellulosic Fiber Round Table – Part 2

December 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm GMT

Register Here. Making, sourcing, and offering Man-made Cellulosic Fibers (MMCF), including viscose, lyocell or modal, with sustainability in mind is experiencing real momentum and has become a priority for many brands and retailers. The Round Table addresses the environmental challenges that MMCF production faces and creates collective action to drive positive solutions.  

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Round Table Summit: Responsible Leather Round Table

December 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EST

Register Here. The Responsible Leather Round Table (RLRT) by Textile Exchange is a neutral space for anyone with interest in the leather industry to learn, share information, and look for opportunities to drive positive action. 

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Round Table Summit: Organic Cotton Round Table – Part 1

December 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EST

Register Here. The Organic Cotton Round Table (OCRT) is a global stakeholder platform that supports and brings together the organic cotton community to be inspired, mobilized, and equipped to act. Each year, the OCRT holds a Global in-person meeting in conjunction with Textile Exchange’s annual Textile Sustainability Conference (this year virtual), as well as a number of Regional OCRTs.

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Round Table Summit: Organic Cotton Round Table – Part 2

December 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm GMT

Register Here. The Organic Cotton Round Table (OCRT) is a global stakeholder platform that supports and brings together the organic cotton community to be inspired, mobilized, and equipped to act. Each year, the OCRT holds a Global in-person meeting in conjunction with Textile Exchange’s annual Textile Sustainability Conference (this year virtual), as well as a number of Regional OCRTs.

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Round Table Summit: Responsible Alpaca, Mohair, and Wool Round Table

December 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EST

Register Here. The Responsible Alpaca, Mohair, and Wool Round Table is intended to guide and support the respective associated Standards. This group is comprised of stakeholders across the industry, including brands and retailers, suppliers, producers, animal welfare experts, and land management experts. 

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Round Table Summit: Sustainable Cotton Round Table

December 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EST

Register Here. The purpose of the Sustainable Cotton Round Table is to increase the uptake of organic and preferred cotton, which has the ability to increase the income of smallholder farmers, eliminate highly hazardous pesticides, eliminate or reduce the amount of pesticides and synthetic fertilizer used, reduce water use and improve water quality and soil health. Join this multi-stakeholder group to drive continuous improvement across the sustainable cotton initiatives with a focus on best practices for soils to mitigate and…

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