Cotton Origin Market Insights

by GIZ FABRIC last modified 2022-08-05T12:45:51+07:00
Open industry. All apparel and footwear industry professionals, regardless of AAFA membership, are encouraged to participate.
  • When Aug 11, 2022 from 01:00 AM to 02:00 AM (Asia/Bangkok / UTC700)
  • Where Online
  • Attendees Ben Tomkins, VP Retail Sales, Oritain Ana Hinojosa, Consultant, Oritain Wendy Savage, Director Social Responsibility and Traceability, Patagonia Chuck Rogers, Americas Director, Technical Consulting & Supply Chain Solutions, Bureau Veritas Consumer Services Nate Herman, Senior Vice President, Policy, AAFA
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Oritain and Bureau Veritas have conducted a series of in-depth market studies over the last 18 months focused on the origin of cotton fibers in product from retail shelves and e-commerce. Ben Tomkins, VP Retail Sales at Oritain, will present the most recent data, from samples obtained in Spring 2022, and compare to earlier insights.  This data will demonstrate how cotton sourcing trends have begun to shift based a changing regulatory landscape.  Ana Hinojosa, formerly Executive Director of the Forced Labor Division at U.S. CBP, will discuss how you can leverage this data from a compliance perspective.  Wendy Savage, Director Social Responsibility and Traceability at Patagonia, will discuss how they are utilizing data obtained through origin verification in their supply chain to not only mitigate regulatory risk but also as a part of their sustainability strategy.

Attendees of this webinar will learn:

  • Trends in cotton origin based on country of manufacture.
  • The role cotton origin verification plays in a risk mitigation strategy.
  • How knowledge obtained through supply chain traceability may be used strategically as part of your complete sustainability strategy.