"The leading global event on textiles and sustainability."

"The leading global event on textiles and sustainability."

"The leading global event on textiles and sustainability."

"The leading global event on textiles and sustainability."

"The leading global event on textiles and sustainability."

"The leading global event on textiles and sustainability."

"The leading global event on textiles and sustainability."

Why should you attend Planet Textiles 2018?

22nd May 2018

  • Discover the future.
    Learn about radical new environmental initiatives and business models in the textile supply chain.
  • Understand the trends.
    See how disruptive technologies and financial innovations can create new opportunities.
  • Meet the new leaders.
    Planet Textiles features innovators in the global textile and retail businesses who are reshaping the industry.
  • Connect.
    Delegates will have ongoing opportunities to forge new relationships at Planet Textiles.
  • Explore the ecosystem.
    Planet Textiles explores company engagement, collaboration, transparency and how to measure.

Planet Textiles 2017
Key Speakers:

The issues of water availability, water conservation in wet processing, wastewater discharge, the circular economy and the rise of environmental awareness in India dominated 2017’s Planet Textiles Summit in Bangalore India.

Key speakers included the Indian Government’s Textile Commissioner, Dr Kavita Gupta, who is known for her interest in environmental issues and looked at how India’s vast textile sector intend to tackle the environmental challenges demanded by retailers and brands. Meanwhile, Colleen Vien, Director of Sustainability at Timberland and Ian Rosenberger, CEO and founder of Thread International revealed details of their collaboration in poverty stricken Haiti which has shipped nearly 200,000lbs of recycled plastic out of the country to eventually be processed into textiles, garments and footwear.

Learn more about the key speakers in 2017

Previous Events:

"The Planet Textiles annual event on sustainability was first launched in Hong Kong in 2009. Previous delegates include: Wal-Mart, Nike, Triumph International, H&M, Levi Strauss, TAL Apparel, Crystal Group, adidas, Esprit, Natural Resources Defence Council, VF Corp, PVH, Esquel, Puma, Fountain Set, Sears Holdings, Warnaco, Li & Fung, Marks & Spencer, North Face, Itochu Corp., Greenpeace, IKEA, Pacific Textiles, Hanesbrands, Li Ning, Target, Tesco, JC Penney … and many more.

Learn more about previous events

Rescheduled for 14th October 2015