This is the third episode in a miniseries about decarbonization. It requires a little explanation. Every month I host Supplier Meet-ups for the Asia Garment Hub. Supplier Meetups are unrecorded, off-the-record conversations open only to suppliers. From May to August our sessions were focused on decarbonization. As a result of those discussions, many of the manufacturers participating indicated an interest in moving the conversation into spaces that include non-manufacturers. As a baby step in that direction, I wrote a piece for the Asia Garment Hub called “Practical Tips for Talking to Manufacturers About Decarbonization.” This episode is an audio version of that piece.
Logistical note. I’m going to be traveling quite a lot the next couple of weeks, so it may take me a bit of extra time to get the remaining decarbonization content out. But I promise you, it will come. Thank you for your patience as I try to balance everything!
Want to dig deeper ?
Join me and GIZ FABRIC project Director Marc Beckmann for an in-person Supplier Meet-up in Singapore on 1 November at 6PM. Not going to be in Singapore? Join our virtual Supplier Meet-up in December instead.
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Check out the written version of this article: Practical Tips for Talking to Manufacturers About Decarbonization
This episode is thanks to a collaboration with the Asia Garment Hub. The Asia Garment Hub is a one-stop shop for industry data, news, resources and tools. It connects people and organizations from across the sector with a single vision –to make it fairer, more sustainable, and more competitive. Becoming a member is free.
The Asia Garment Hub is a joint initiative of GIZ FABRIC and the ILO’s Decent Work in Garment Supply Chains in Asia project. The ILO’s Decent Work in Garment Supply Chains Asia is funded by the government of Sweden. It aims to support decent work and sustainability in the garment sector by enhancing regional knowledge and policy coherence, together with industry level support to improve environmental sustainability, gender equality and business competitiveness. The FABRIC project is commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development and supports the Asian textile industry in its transformation towards fair production for people and the environment.