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Textile Challenge 2 – Transparency and Brand Activism

Sep 12

September 12

Textile Challenge 2 Seminar and Workshop aims to provide insights and tools to build a thriving future for the textile and fashion industry and enable transformation toward sustainability. Textile Challenge 2 is organized into two complementary parts. During the morning seminar, Swedish and international experts will provide an inspirational and informative overview about:

– Consumers’ rightful expectation for transparency
– Industry’s need to move towards brand activism
– Existing transparency tools for supply chain transformation and compliance
– Current and upcoming law and governmental policies

During the afternoon workshop, tools and methods will be introduced and discussed that can help your value chain become transparent and trust-based.

Textile Challenge 2 is the second event of a two-year series of seminars and workshops devoted to participants who want, and are ready, to create transparent and transformed value chains.


Simonetta Carbonaro, Professor in Humanistic Marketing and Design Management, Swedish School of Textiles /REALISE strategic consultants
Brand Activism: What is Good and What is Bad.

Caroline Holm, Globescan
– Quest for transparency

Rebecca Uggla, Swedish Consumer Agency
– Upcoming policies, laws and the opportunities they present.

Christina Jönsson, RISE Research Institutes of Sweden
– Chemical compliance and the need for information sharing

More speakers to come!

Date and Agenda

Date: September 12, 2019
Place: DO-tank Center, Textile and Fashion Center, Skaraborgsvägen 3, Borås, Sweden.
Price: Free of charge

09.30 – 10.00 Registration and coffee
10.00 – 12.30 Seminar
12.30 – 13.30 Lunch (included)
13.30 – 16.00 Workshop

Seats for Textile Challenge 2 are limited. Both events are held in English.

RSVP by September 5.