Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Organic textile experts to visit Australia
Organic textile experts to visit Australia
22
Mar '11
Global sustainability experts will explain how new cotton standards are shaping and securing supply for the future textiles and fashion industry at an evening lecture in Sydney on Tuesday 22 March between 5-6pm and again in Melbourne on Thursday 24 March starting at 6.30pm.

RMIT University in partnership with TFIA, invite to attend an evening lecture on the “Global Organic Textile Standard” – business opportunity in the sustainable cotton market.

This lecture gives you insight on how cotton sustainability standards are shaping and securing future supply within the fashion and textiles industry. The focus is on building better frameworks around people and planet securing and growing business profitability.

Together cotton and polyester make up approximately 80% of today's global fibre usage. The issues around sustainability in cotton farming are numerous. Progressive thinking suggests we should reduce demand on cotton by designing differently and researching better farming methods.

Speakers
- Herbert Ladwig, Managing Director, International Working Group on Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS), Germany
- Annie Chandler, Environmental Manager- IKEA-Australia- Better Cotton Initiative

RMIT Public Lecture Series
Date: Thursday 24 March 2011
Time: 6.30 pm
Location: RMIT University Brunswick Campus, Building 514 Auditorium

The Council of Textile & Fashion Industries of Australia (TFIA) has been successfully representing Textile Clothing and Footwear (TCF) industries since the 1940s.

The International Working Group on Global Organic Textile Standard is comprised of four reputed member organisations, namely OTA (USA), IVN (Germany), Soil Association (UK) and JOCA (Japan), which contribute to the GOTS, together with further international stakeholder organizations and experts, their respective expertise in organic farming and environmentally and socially responsible textile processing.

Global Organic Textile Standard

Must ReadView All

Courtesy: American Apparel

Apparel/Garments | On 25th Feb 2017

Gildan to make some American Apparel products outside US

Gildan Activewear, which recently acquired US fashion brand American...

Courtesy: Kolon Sport

Apparel/Garments | On 25th Feb 2017

Kolon Sport to set up JV with ANTA for Chinese market

Kolon Sport, an outdoor gear and clothing brand of Korea based Kolon...

Designer Karishma Jumani with Niraj Jawanjal, founder and director of IIFW. Courtesy: IIFW

Textiles | On 25th Feb 2017

IIFW to bring together premium lingerie brands

India Intimate fashion Week (IIFW), dedicated to showcasing the...

Interviews View All

Sachin Sharma
Gem Enviro Management Pvt Ltd

There are no significant differences between virgin yarn and PET recycled...

Jurgen Gauger
Spreadshirt

‘Buying crowdsourced or creative designs are much more appealing to the...

Siddharth Biyani
Mangalam Industries Pvt Ltd

‘The manufacturing sector is improving day-by-day, becoming better in...

Marten Alkhagen
Swerea IVF AB

Marten Alkhagen, Senior Scientist - Nonwoven and Technical Textiles of...

Marcel Alberts
Eurofibers

Coating at a fibre level is a practice not usually seen in the...

Suresh Patel
Sidwin Fabric

Sidwin Fabric is a manufacturer and exporter of polypropylene textiles and ...

Yash P. Kotak
Bombay Hemp Company

One of the directors of Bombay Hemp Company, Yash P. Kotak, speaks to...

Rupa Sood and Sharan Apparao
Nayaab

Nayaab, an exhibition meant to celebrate Indian weaves, is in its second...

Wendell Rodricks
Wendell Rodricks

"We should not compare India and the West. There are things we do that...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH
February 2017

February 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


eNEWS
Insights
Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search