FWF’s 2016 Annual Conference: redesigning the industry
The 2016 Annual Conference brought together nearly 150 FWF members and stakeholders in the garment sector who listened to the year’s speakers and actively participated in the break-out sessions on Social Dialogue, Living Wage and Gender.
This year’s theme was Redesigning the industry:
09:30 – 10:00 Introduction to FWF’s 2016 Annual Conference by FWF Director Erica van Doorn and Associate Director Sophie Koers
10:15 – 10:25 Keynote address by Fairphone‘s Bibi Bleekemolen
10:25 – 12:00 Sessions on Social Dialogue, Living Wage and Gender
12:00 – 13:40 Lunch break
13:40 – 15:15 Sessions on Social Dialogue, Living Wage and Gender
15:15 – 16:10 Best Practice Award winner pitches: Continental Clothing Company, Stanley & Stella, Jack Wolfskin, Vaude and Salewa team.
16:10 – 16:35 Voting on Best Practice Award
16:35 – 16:55 Best Practice Award ceremony, with winner Continental Clothing Company
16:55 – 17:00 Closing remarks by Erica van Doorn
Best practice award ceremony
One of the day’s highlights was the Best Practice Award Ceremony. The jury panel of industry experts selected three winners who presented their projects and inspired the audience. Continental Clothing, Stanley and Stella and a team from Jack Wolfskin, Vaude and Salewa gave a pitch on their respective projects. Continental Clothing be
came this year’s Best Practice Award Winner as voted by the audience.
To highlight the projects, and to serve as inspiration for other brands, all Best Practice Award winners will receive a video about their winning practice. Here you can see last year’s winner video:
Best Practice Award Nominees
FWF staff selected 6 nominees from all the applications that were sent. The jury then chose the 3 jury winners.
These were the Best Practice Award Nominees:
- Continental Clothing Company
- Jack Wolfskin, Vaude and Salewa
- Stanley & Stella
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