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    LEGACY Responsible Fashion Summit, Sydney, 13 & 14 March 2019

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    In partnership with Australian Fashion Council and Fashion Revolution Australia, LEGACY Responsible Fashion Summit on 13 and 14 March in Sydney invites you to join us in discussing the social and environmental challenges facing the fashion industry and the practical initiatives, opportunities and solutions brands and retailers can utilise to address them. For full programme and speaker details please head to the website >

    LEGACY will explore the circular economy, sustainable fibres, worker empowerment, climate change, legislation, new business models and more. Through a series of keynote presentations, expert panel conversations and interactive breakout sessions, attendees will learn the drivers revolutionizing the future of the industry and how they too can commit to the biggest opportunity of our time. 

    The future of the fashion industry depends on bold, committed, forward-thinking leadership. We hope you can join us.

    Join the following speakers and panelists 

    • Elizabeth Abegg, Co-Founder, Spell & The Gypsy Collective 

    • Kit Willow, Founder, KITX

    • Bianca Spender, Founder, Bianca Spender 

    • Clare Press, Author and Sustainability Editor-At-Large, Vogue Australia 

    • Eliza Ward, Senior Advisor, Business Development, Ethical Trading Initiative

    • Jaana Quaintance-James, Head of Ethical Sourcing & Sustainability, THE ICONIC

    • Lucy King, Sustainability Manager, Country Road Group and David Jones 

    • Bryce Alton, CEO, Nudie Jeans Australia 

    • Dean Jones, Co- Founder, GlamCorner 

    • Courtney Sanders, Co-Founder, Well Made Clothes 

    • Mans Carlsson-Sweeny, Head of ESG Research, Ausbil 

    • Sandon Adams, Managing Director, Oritain Australia 

    • Michael Bradley, Head of Office - Australia, Sedex 

    • Andrew Cuccurullo, CEO, Waverley Mills, 

    • Textile Exchange and more ...

    To discuss the following topics

    • Responsible materials sourcing 

    • New business models shaping the future of fashion 

    • On-shoring and the revival of Australian made: beyond the rhetoric 

    • Sustaining traditional artisan communities through genuine brand partnerships 

    • Climate Change: the biggest challenge of our time 

    • Managing hazardous substances 

    • Developing a best practice ethical sourcing programme 

    • Introduction to Sedex and SMETA 

    • Sustainability storytelling: communicating value 

    • Navigating certifications: determining credible standards 

    • Retail packaging obligations 

    • Overview of how to read a social audit 

    • Designing with circularity 

    • Decarbonising supply chains and more ...

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