CFP: World Ethical Apparel Roundtable (WEAR) 2014

Fashion Takes Action presents: World Ethical Apparel Roundtable (WEAR) 2014
“Creating Shared Value” Comparing Canadian Experiences With International Benchmarks

November, 2014

Evergreen Brick Works, Toronto

The first conference of its kind in Canada, WEAR will bring together apparel brands and retailers, sustainability experts, NGOs and academia to share best practices, build relationships, present new research and tackle the social and environmental challenges facing the industry today.

Topics may include but are not limited to:

  • Profitability: the profitability case for sustainable and ethical fashion
  • Social Responsibility: make fair/buy fair, navigating corporate social responsibility
  • Environmental: incorporating sustainability into the design and manufacturing process, the need and effectiveness of standards
  • Engagement: consumer perceptions, green washing and transparency

You are cordially invited to submit a presentation proposal or research abstract relevant to our overall theme or specifically referencing one of our topic areas.

Proposals should be submitted by email by no later then August 4th, 2014.

Please format using Times New Roman, font size 12, no longer then one page, and be sure to include contact information for the presenter.

Email submissions to

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