How to Reach the Sustainable Destination, when the direction is not yet visible?
Sustainability is used by each & every Outdoor brand these days - but as the science progresses the details of practice change. Everybody recognises that there must be movement away from the the current way of doing things, especially as this year will see the COP 26 Climate Summit. On top of this everyone looks towards the trade association for leadership in this field, but the EOG has limited resources & can not compel any brand to follow its thinking. It has been referred to as harder than herding cats. How does Katy do it (& what is next)?
About the orator
Katy has over 15 years’ experience working in the textile industry in a variety of roles including research, product development, and sustainability. She has a BSc and a PhD in Technical Textiles. She has worked with the European Outdoor Group for 5 years, and in her current role as Head of CSR and Sustainability she facilitates and encourages brands to increase industry action to bring environmental and ethical considerations to the complex challenges of the textile supply chain. Away from work she enjoys running through forests, finding lakes to swim in, and anything related to needles and thread/yarn.
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