Fashion Summit (HK) 2019, which is Asia’s largest sustainable fashion event, begins today (5 September)!
The 2-day summit, which will be held at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, has the theme of ‘Achieving the Goals’.
There isn’t a better show for the industry than this summit to know about latest developments and achievements regarding sustainability in fashion sector and who else but renowned guest speakers across the globe will talk about everything related to sustainable fashion.
‘Achieving the Goals’ is inspired by UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) laid down by the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development adopted by the United Nations in 2015.
There will be a survey too! The Fashion summit this year has conducted ‘Effectiveness and Transparency of Fashion Brands’ Sustainability Measures’ survey to assess the development and achievements of fashion brands with regard to 17 SDGs.
The opening day will see the announcement of these survey results.
Besides, a group of Hong Kong-based garment manufacturers will be signing the Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action at the summit. Some of these local companies like Lever Style Inc., Clover Group International Limited and others will join global biggies like Adidas, Esprit, Burberry, Hugo Boss and H&M as signatories to the Charter.
The summit will also witness keynote speeches and panel discussions on both days – topics such as ‘Sustainable Tech Development from a Brand Perspective’, ‘The Way-forward to Achieve the Sustainability Goals’, ‘Techstyle for Sustainability’, ‘Interdisciplinary Collaboration in Sustainable Fashion Education’, ‘Getting Sustainable Fashion to Market’ and ‘Small Steps, Big Impact, Act Together!’ And there will be lot more!
Fashion Summit (Hong Kong) has been instrumental in providing a sharing platform for participants from around the globe to exchange insights into the latest sustainable fashion trends, technologies, best practices, solutions and opportunities.