Pulse supplier town hall in Hong Kong

Global Fashion Agenda and Li & Fung invite Asian suppliers and fashion brands to a town hall exploring key challenges and opportunities in the sourcing environment, which will take place 30 November, 9 am – 5 pm in Hong Kong. We will discuss key findings from the 2017 Pulse of the Fashion Industry report. The session will include inspirational talks and engaging discussions with H&M, The Boston Consulting Group, Global Fashion Agenda, Li & Fung and many more. If you’re a supplier or fashion brand based in Hong Kong and interested in joining the discussion, please RSVP to no later than 20 November 2017. Seats are limited.

Sustainable Apparel Coalition introduces new environmental sustainability tool

Global Fashion Agenda’s strategic partner, the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC), has developed a new sustainability measurement tool: Higg Facility Environmental Module, or Higg FEM. The updated tool informs brands, retailers and manufacturers about the environmental performance of their individual facilities, allowing them to make improvements that address negative environmental impacts. This tool can be used by manufacturers at any tier of the apparel, footwear and textile industry supply chain. The new tool will debut 1 November on the updated web platform. Through 31 October, businesses can invite supply chain facility partners to register early at a discounted price of USD 85. 
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Marco Lucietti as Strategic Adviser to Copenhagen Fashion Summit

We are pleased to welcome Marco Lucietti as strategic adviser to Copenhagen Fashion Summit. He will focus on engagement with key supply chain providers since they are one of the cornerstones of a virtuous cycle and they have the ability to reflect on up-market consumer brands. Lucietti, who brings 15+ years of experience from the fashion supply sector, has always had value creation through responsible innovation with ethics and environmental improvements as his main priority.