The carbon-neutral virtual event, 9th Global Footwear Sustainability Summit (GFSS) 2021 co-organized by PFI Fareast, Copex Global and Global Sustainability Platform was successfully held on 20th and 21st October .
Moderated by Matteo Pasca, CEO of Edizioni AF; Syed Nasim Manzur, Managing Director of Apex Footwear Limited; Candice Wang, Managing Director of PFI Fareast; and William Wong, Co-founder & President of GFSS, the virtual Summit featured over 20 renowned industry experts around the world as guest speakers and moderators. Industry media including World Footwear, Arsutoria Magazine, Shoez, Orthopädieschuhtechnik, and more have covered the virtual summit in their online issues.
Participants gleaned the latest industry trends, information and insights about sustainable solutions as well as innovations. The potential challenges and opportunities ahead for industry players were also discussed.
Experts from PFI Fareast presented at the summit on how digitalization and technology can improve supply chain transparency to maximize a company’s value chain.
Candice Wang, Managing Director of PFI Fareast, highlighted that traceability is essential to sustainability. Not only does it showcase a company’s sustainability achievements but also its efforts put into building sustainable practices. Melanie Fuerch, our Sustainability Project Manager, shared her insights into the supply chain of recycled materials and introduced a way to enhance supply chain transparency – RMC 2.0. She also mentioned that consumers can access PFI’s product verification webpage by scanning the QR code on the RMC label to discover more about the product specifications, including the locations of factories.
Thank you to everyone who participated in the virtual summit. Please stay tuned for future events. See you there.
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