Success with Sustainability – What’s Needed?


Wednesday 28th November 2018

12:45 - 13:45

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Sustainability is all about creating tangible results. But what are the success factors, what are the hurdles when implementing a sustainability project in a corporation? During this panel we will hear from Karin Ekberg's guests:

  • Ebru Ozkucuk (Senior Corporate Social Responsibilty Executive) presenting ISKO with a leading PCR (product category rules)/EPD (environmental product declaration) verified LCA project that covers more than +25,000  fabrics, since 1989, and from
  • Steffen Meiler (Commercial Director CCE) about Coats’ world first recycled core spun sewing thread - Epic Ecoverde - and what it takes to run a successful sustainability project in the global supply chain.
  • Mikael Corbé (Marketing Manager) ACG Accent
    Anna-Lena Kroon (Project Manager CSR & Emviorment)
    How to manage routines and challenges to maintain valuable sustainable work? Digitalization can help to be more sustainable!

We will challenge ourselves and ask ourselves some tough questions about the success factors and hurdles.

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About the orator

Ms Karin Ekberg

Leadership & Sustainability


Karin is the founder and manager of the sustainability consulting company Leadership & Sustainability. Karin has 30 years of international consulting and industry experience, most recently as Head of Environmental Services at adidas Group, establishing and maintaining group environmental strategies and programmes for it’s internal business operations and global supply chain. She was Chair of the Sustainable Apparel Coalition Board and was instrumental in the set-up of ZDHC, taking on several leadership roles.

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Exhibitor List November 2019

Südwolle Group
Universal Trim Supply Co., Ltd.
Tsubasa HK Co., Ltd.
Duream Co., Ltd.
Grand Textile Co., Ltd.
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