24 Mar '17, 3pm
Reliance Industries and Ellen MacArthur Foundation confirmed for Planet Textiles
BANGALORE – Delegates at Planet Textiles 2017 in Bangalore will hear a unique insight from polyester textile giant Reliance Industries – which also has 3,300 retail outlets across India – about how environmental issues are now starting to gain traction among Indian consumers. In addition, Planet Textiles can also announce that the Ellen MacArthur Foundation will speaking at the event. The UK-based global charity will reveal details of a brand-new, soon-to-be-launched project on the circular economy, which relates directly to the global textile industry. It was also confirmed this week that James Carnahan, Head of Sustainability at textile chemical specialists Archroma will lead and moderate a special breakout session on environmental issues in the wet processing sector.