GOTS remains pledged to increasing awareness about certified organic textiles and educating about the concerns regarding conventional textile processing. All exhibitors and visitors are invited to meet with Mr. Sumit Gupta, GOTS Representative in India, at the GOTS booth (No. A-23) to learn about GOTS opportunities in India. Mr. Gupta will be present for three days to answer all your queries about organic textiles certification, traceability, benefits and any other related questions.
GOTS is supporting the event (annual BIOFACH INDIA together with INDIA ORGANIC 2014) for the third year. It will be held at the ADLUX International Convention Center in Ernakulam, Kerala, India from 6th to 8th November, 2014. If you also wish to exhibit there, you can get in touch with Mr. Gupta:
GOTS Representative in India, Mr. Sumit Gupta was a panelist in SDC EC National Conference, held in Mumbai on 6th June, 2014. The theme of the conference was Sustainable Innovations in Coloration. Mr. Gupta was a part of Panel Discussion-1-Innovations Needed for Textiles. He stressed upon need for innovations in the textile processing, which can provide sustainable alternatives to conventional processing methods. The detailed event report can be found at the link http://colour.sdc.org.uk/2014/09/sustainable-innovations-in-coloration
This year, for the first time, a special GOTS forum will take place on the morning of 22 October. The forum is designed to illustrate and give examples of achievable improvements producers who can make along their supply chains to enhance sustainability level. The forum will feature speakers from the leading worldwide retailers and manufacturers. Download the Agenda.
Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics will take place on October 20-23. GOTS China Representative Shirley Han will also be in the “All about Sustainability” zone on site to answer inquiries. For more information of the exhibition, please visit http://intertextileapparel.com
GOTS, an ideal tool for sustainable textiles
Sumit Gupta, GOTS representative in India, gave an interview for the Indian Textile Journal that was published in the September 2014 issue.
Please click here to read the complete interview.
The 18th edition of the IFOAM Organic World Congress (OWC) is taking place from 13 -15 October 2014 in Turkey, Istanbul. GOTS Managing Director Herbert Ladwig and Representative for Great Britain Christopher Stopes will be attending.
GOTS Managing Director Herbert Ladwig, Technical Director Marcus Brügel, Marketing Director Claudia Kersten and Representative for North America Sandra Marquardt will be attending the Textile Exchange 2014 Textile Sustainability Conference which will be held on November 10-12, 2014 in Portland, Oregon, USA.
Marcus Brügel and Claudia Kersten will both be speakers during a session about the topic ‘Understanding Certification’ on Monday, Nov. 10 at 10:45 am. Claudia Kersten will also be on a panel in the session ‘Evaluating the impact on Textile Processing’ on Wednesday, Nov. 12 at 9:30 am.
More information about the conference can be found at http://textileexchange.org/event/2014-textile-sustainability-conference