In this session we hear from brands and retailers as well as NGOs and policy influencers about the future market demand and trends relevant for wool. In addition, speakers will talk about the progress made during the last 12 months.
Animal Welfare is still a key topic for the wool industry. During this session, we will hear from different industry stakeholders presenting their initiatives and solutions.
Regenerative farming is the current buzz word. In this session we explore how different industry stakeholder approach the topic and identify how wool growers can generate a new income sream for their business through Natural Capital Accounting and Carbon Credits.
Opening – Elena Schneider
Board Member at The Schneider Group
La Rhea Pepper
CEO and Co-Founder of Textile Exchange
Global Climate Action Manager, UN Climate Change
Product Environmental Footprint
Emma Gittoes Communications Manager – Western Hemisphere at The Woolmark Company
Angus Ireland Program Manager, Fibre Advocacy & Eco Credentials at Australian Wool Innovation
Managing Director at Devold of Norway
CEO of Manteco – Mantellassi Compagnia Tessile
SustainaWOOL – When wool quality and integrity matters
Paul Swan – SustainaWOOL Program Manager at AWEX
Managing Director at Cape Wools South Africa
Sheep Sustainability Framework – Professor Bruce Allworth, Charles Sturt University
Telling consumers how we grow their wool
Ed Storey – President at WoolProducers Australia
Davide Marcante & Mattia Pianca
CEO and Weaving Segment Director at Suedwolle Group Italia S.p.A. & Area Sales Manager at Suedwolle Group Italia S.p.A.
Marta Federica Maniero
Marketing and Communications Manager at Marzotto Wool Manufacturing
Rebecca Picallo Gil
Wool Campaigner at FOUR PAWS
Head of Sustainability & Logistics at HUGO BOSS
Editor, Twist / WTiN
WoolQ – John Roberts & Mark Scott
Chief Operations Officer at Australian Wool Innovation & WoolQ+Traceability Project Manager at Australian Wool Innovation
Carbon Credits – Stephen Wiedemann
Principal Scientist at IntegrityAg & Environment
Natural Capital Accounting – Mick Taylor
Landcare Farming Program National Coordinatore at Landcare Australia
Fiber and Materials Lead: Animal Materials at Textile Exchange
International Brand Development Manager at BKB Ltd
Germán García Ibáñez
Environmental Sustainability Manager at Inditex
The Schneider Group
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