Join our Next Event:
The Sustainable Fashion and Apparel Value Chain
June 16th - July 14th 2021
Introduction: Source for Tomorrow powered by CommonShare
January 19th, 3:00 pm GMT+0
Our Founder Martin Smith will explain more about CommonShare, to explain how we are creating a future where sustainable commerce is competitive in context of our three themes of Source for Tomorrow: Sustainability, Transparency and Broad Based Ownership.
The pathway to achieving "Clean Beauty"
January 19th, 5:00 pm GMT+0
Abi Weeds - Andrea Maltagliati - Mattias Sparrow - Jo Chidley - Mark Smith
The global Beauty Industry is valued at 532 billion and the Clean Beauty industry is set to reach 25 million by 2025 in the US alone. Current limitations hindering the development of a more sustainable industry include price points on organic ingredients, difficulties in developing and identifying sustainable packaging and a lack of transparency in regards to government regulations as to what it means to be a sustainable beauty brand.
The Future of Beef: Where Will The Industry Stand in a Sustainable World?
January 20th, 3:00 pm GMT+0
Will Harris - Rachel Dreskin - Carys Bennett, PhD
What does the future of beef-industry look like? If so, what is it, and what are the technologies that can make the industry sustainable.
The Future of Apparel: Economic Models, Challenges and Innovations that are Closing the Loop
January 20th, 5:00 pm GMT+0
Leslie Harwell - Sandra Capponi - Tanguy Frécon - Mario Malzacher
COVID-19 has accelerated the transition away from a set of business practices and economic models that made apparel one of the most unsustainable industries on the planet. Bankruptcies, digitization, and a leaner operating environment are forcing suppliers, brands, and manufacturers to reimagine their processes. As such, a new set of innovators and disruptors are poised to move from the sidelines to mainstream adoption over the coming year. This panel will consider a set of firms that are introducing innovative economic models and business processes that aim to bring efficiency and resiliency to the apparel sector.
Creating an Aligned Sustainability Message for the Beauty Industry
January 21st, 5:00 pm GMT+0
Tahira Herold - Sjaniël Turrell - Lou Dartford - Khandiz Joni
Conscious Beauty Union is headed by four professional conscious beauty experts . Their combined 80+ years experience as makeup artists and consultants gives them a unique insight into both the practical and technical aspects of cosmetic brands, with the main considerations being the ingredients, ethics and efficacy of the products they use in their work. Conscious Beauty Union's aim is to deliver beauty clarity through education and action, supporting other beauty professionals to develop a sustainable practice - for people, the Planet and the industry as a whole. This presentation is a call for alignment across the beauty sector when using the term "Sustainable” with a focus on four key areas: Inclusivity, Integrity, Transparency and Stewardship.
Food & Beverage Q&A / Networking Session
January 22nd, 4:00 pm GMT+0
Carys Bennett, PhD - Will Harris - Rachel Dreskin
Join us on Slack for access to the Q&A and to network with the speakers of the following panel: The future of beef: Where will the industry stand in a sustainable world?
Cosmetics & Beauty Networking/Q&A Session
January 22nd, 5:00 pm GMT+0
Mattias Sparrow - Jo Chidley - Mark Smith - Abi Weeds - Khandiz Joni - Sjaniël Turrell - Tahira Herold - Lou Dartford - Andrea Maltagliati
Join us on Slack to network with the speakers of the following panel: The Pathway to Achieving "Clean Beauty" Creating an Aligned Sustainability Message for the Beauty Industry
Fashion & Apparel Networking/Q&A Session
January 22nd, 7:00 pm GMT+0
Tanguy Frécon - Sandra Capponi - Mario Malzacher - Leslie Harwell
Join us on Slack to network with the speakers of the following panel: The Future of Apparel: Economic Models, Challenges and Innovations that are Closing the Loop
Strategies for Mapping Origin: Why Knowing the Factory Origin is One of the First Steps in Sustainability
January 25th, 3:00 pm GMT+0
Tamsin Lejeune - Natalie Grillon - Saravanan Parisutham
Establishing identity within the supply chain is a critical first step in guaranteeing accountability for workers and the fidelity of products. A growing group of technologies seek to compliment certification and auditing processes to establish identity and fidelity. This panel will explore the uses of geomapping & digital fingerprinting to explore the current innovations and remaining challenges in guaranteeing provenance and identity within the supply chain.
Investment Opportunities and Challenges in Regenerative Agriculture
January 25th, 5:00 pm GMT+0
Nisreen Abo-Sido - John W. Roulac - Tripp Wall
The Croatan Institute, Delta Institute and Organic Agriculture recently noted that "$700 billion of investment in regenerative agriculture in the next 30 years could not only return $10 trillion, a return of investment of 14.3 times, but could mitigate nearly 170 Gigatons of CO2 emissions". This panel of investors considering regenerative agriculture opportunities will consider trends and challenges in identifying viable investments in this burgeoning market.
Sector Lead & Manager, Textiles & Apparel
Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute