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HTE sponsors Landmark Conference on Sustainability
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Sep '11
Planet Textiles, a groundbreaking event on sustainability in textiles, will feature challenging presentations from leading industry executives and offer practical advice to the industry to drive this vital initiative. The event will take place in October 19 at the Renaissance Pudong Hotel in Shanghai, China, alongside the Intertextile fabric-sourcing exhibition, which attracts nearly 60,000 visitors.

Planet Textiles has already secured an excellent line-up of distinguished executives from leading brands, retailers and suppliers on the challenges of sustainability in the textile industry. Delegates and speakers include the CEO of Esquel, the Chairman of Crystal Group along with senior executives from TAL Apparel, Wal Mart and Levi's. The Vice President of the hugely influential China National Textile Association (CNTAC), will also present.

Huntsman Textile Effects is proud to be the major sponsor of the event. As President of the leading dye and chemical supplier to the textile industry, Mr Paul Hulme, will present the challenges we are facing and how a chemical supplier can become a true partner for sustainability through innovation.

Also some confirmed speakers include:
Linda Greer, Director, Natural Resource Defense Council (USA); John Mowbray, Executive Editor, Ecotextile News, (UK); Mr Peter Waeber, President of bluesign technologies , Ms Liazzat Rabbiosi, Programme Officer of United Nations Environment Programme, Mr Xu Ying Xin, Executive Vice Chairman of CCPIT TEX (China), Mr Pat Nie Whoo, Chairman of sustainable Fashion Business Consortium and Director of Central Textiles, ….and more.

Huntsman (Singapore) Pte Ltd


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