Presentations 2011

Speakers at the 2011 event held on 19 October 2011, Renaissance Shanghai Pudong Hotel, China are noted below. The presentations are available to download in PDF format where indicated.

Introduction and welcome by by John Mowbray, Editor of Ecotextile News (UK) and by Xu Ying-xin, Executive Vice Chairman of CCPIT TEX (China) And Detlef Braun, Member of the Executive Board of Messe Frankfurt GmbH (Germany).

John Cheh, Vice Chairman & CEO of Esquel Group Limited (Hong Kong)
"The Making of a Green Shirt – Sustainable Manufacturing through A Vertically-Integrated Supply Chain."
Kenneth Lo, Chairman of Crystal Group (Hong Kong)
"Crystal's Journey to Sustainability"
Christine Tymkiw – Director of Raw Materials of Walmart Global Sourcing (USA)
"Walmart sustainability – building for the next generation"
Breakout Session: Phil Patterson, Chairman of not-for-profit RITE Group (UK)
Mr Pat-nie Woo, Chairman of Sustainable Fashion Business Consortium & Director of Central Textiles (Hong Kong)
Bril Lacno, Director of Social & Environmental Sustainability, Asia, Levi Strauss & Co. (USA)
"The Levi Strauss & Co. Journey: Building Sustainability into everything we do"
David Chu, Senior Vice President (Sales & Marketing) of TAL Apparel Limited (Hong Kong)
"Chemical Supplier - Vendor or Partner for a Sustainable Future?"
Rohit Aggarwal, Global Vice President, Apparel & Home Textiles, Huntsman Textile Effects (Singapore)
"The TAL Journey of Environmental Sustainability - thoughts on potential road blocks along the way."
Thomas Schäfer, Executive Board Member of bluesign technologies ag (Switzerland)
"Today's Tools for Sustainable Sourcing"
Q & A Session, Moderated by Nico van Schoot, Marketing Manager of Genencor (Denmark)
"Today's Tools for Sustainable Sourcing"
Linda Greer, Executive Director of Natural Resources Defence Council (USA)
"NRDC's Clean by Design initiative: reducing environmental impact with process efficiency improvements that save money"
Sun Rui-zhe, Vice President of CNTAC & President of CTIC (China)
"Sustainable Development – Transformation and Upgrading of China Textile Industry."
Peter Bartsch, Head of Marketing Apparel of Lenzing Fibers (Hong Kong) Ltd (Hong Kong)
"Lenzing's approach to sustainability in manufacturing man-made cellulose fibres"
Anne Gillespie, Director of Industry Integrity, Textile Exchange (USA)
"Certification, and the Content Claim Standard as a solution to transparency."

Rescheduled for 14th October 2015