Irina Olm, GermanFashion Modeverband Deutschland e.V.
As in-house lawyer Irina Olm gives legal advice on various judicial questions to the members of the GermanFashion association. Moreover, she has a deep knowledge on the focus topics CSR and circular economy on European level.
Digital product passport - catalyst for digital and green transformation
The DPP is needed not only for green progress but rather for digital progress. However, it will only achieve its full added value if existing and emerging systems function interoperably. A standardization mandate from the EU is coming. We invite you to help shaping it.
Benjamin Helfritz, Head of Quality in Digital and Green Transformation, DIN - Deutsches Institut für Normung
We will give an overview of results of surveys with members of the European Safety Federation on different sustainability aspects as indication of how the sector works on this important topic. Concrete examples of actions will be included. But also limits to sustainability for PPE will be discussed.
Henk Vanhoutte, Secretary General, European Safety Federation (ESF) Lucia Medori, Regulatory Affairs Associate / Chair ESF working group sustainability
Foto (c): Henk Vanhoutte/Lucia Medori
Sustainability in workwear- challenges and solutions
Textile production, like most human activity, is taking a toll on the planet. We will describe a company case which committed to minimizing environmental impact by setting up goals and effective actions. And measured the progress by using concrete numbers and third-party verifiable facts.
Successful exchange & collaboration with our partners
The A+A Expert Talk on sustainability / circular economy was held together with our partner, GermanFashion Modeverband Deutschland e.V., and our speakers from the German Institute for Standardisation (DIN), Fristads and the European Safety Federation.