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Planet Textiles 2017: The Sustainable Textile Summit


Planet textiles International Conference tackles the cruicial issues on sustainability in the global textile sector and in 2017 is jointly being organised by MCL News & Media, Sustainable Apparel Coalition and Messe Frankfurt. In 2016 speakers included: Cyrus Wadia, VP Sustainable Business & Innovation, Nike; Rick Ridgeway, environmentalist and vice-president, environmental affairs, Patagonia; Brad Voorhees, senior manager, supply chain sustainability, VF Corporation; Marcus Gover, director of the European Clothing Action Plan; Michael Beutler, Director of Sustainability Operations, Kering; Zheng Jian, from the office for social responsibility, at China National Textile & Apparel Council; and Javier Goyeneche, President and Founder, Ecoalf.

Why should you attend Planet Textiles 2017?

  • 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.


May 24
MCL News & Media, Sustainable Apparel Coalition and Messe Frankfurt
JW Marriott, Bangalore
Author: SustainabilityOutlook