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1 February 2017

Monthly Round Up - Key Dates & Events

Contributor Ethical Fashion Forum

Ecochic 2017


Find out here what events and important dates are coming up in the world of sustainable fashion. Image: EcoChic Design Award


Each month, we pull together some of the upcoming events and important dates for anyone interested in fashion and sustainability. Please see below for our selection of what’s coming up next month.

February

Some great sourcing trade shows this month with Pure in London 12-14th Feb, in Paris Texworld 6-9th Feb and Premiere Vision 7-9th Feb and in Shanghai Spin Expo 28 Feb – 2 Mar focusing on fibres, yarns and knitted fabrics.

The Ethical Trading Initiative is running two training courses on the Essential of Ethical Trade on 2nd & 23rd February. Discover the key concepts of ethical trade and how to implement them in your business.

On 8 February 2017, the OECD will launch a Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains in the Garment and Footwear Sector.

Fairtrade Fortnight kicks off in the UK on 27th February in the UK – a chance to show support for cotton farmers.

Screenings of The True Cost continue. Catch it for example in San Francisco on Feb 17th, and in Jordan, Michigan on Feb 18th. If you’re into sustainable fashion films, then check out the GreenStitched Film Festival in Bengaluru also on Feb 18th for a full day of them, absolutely free.

Don’t forget, our awards partner, the EcoChic Design Award 2017 is open for entries until 3rd April. This competition inspires emerging fashion designers and students to create mainstream clothing with minimal textile waste.


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