Make the Label Count campaign virtual launch event

Webinar: 12th of October 2021, 11:00-13:00 CEST

The campaign

Textiles are a priority sector in the EU’s plans to shift to a climate-neutral, circular economy, where products are designed to be more durable, reusable, repairable, recyclable, and energy-efficient.

As part of these efforts, the European Commission is planning to introduce new sustainability labelling for clothing. This aims to empower consumers when making purchasing decisions and positively influence the drive for a sustainable economy.

But what if the labelling system being proposed doesn’t account for key environmental impacts?

Event program

11:00 AM – 11:05 AM – Welcome and Keynote

Livia Firth, Founder and Creative Director, Eco-Age

11:05 AM – 11:55 AM – Panel Discussion: How to Make the Label Count

  • Paul Adamson (Moderator), Chairman, Forum Europe
  • Paola Migliorini, Deputy Head of Unit, European Commission, DG Environment, Sustainable Production, Products and Consumption
  • Carlo Calenda, Member, European Parliament
  • Pascal Morand, Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode
  • Ingun Grimstad Klepp, Professor in Clothing and Sustainability, Oslo Metropolitan University

11:55 AM – 12:00 PM – Closing Remarks

Dalena White, Secretary General of the International Wool Textile Organisation (IWTO)

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM – Networking Lunch

Watch the recording from the official Make the Label Count campaign virtual launch event using this link: http://makethelabelcount.eu/ 

You can follow the campaign at the Make The Label Count campaign website (makethelabelcount.org) and social media: LinkedIn and Twitter.

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