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10 Strategies to Create an Ethical Brand from Yarn Sourcing to Works Rights’ with Caroline Ash via Zoom

26 April 2023 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Do you want your brand to commit to having an ethical stance using sustainable fabric and practices? What does this entail? With ‘greenwashing’ rife in the fashion industry we take a look behind the curtain at all the key elements you need to consider when building an ethical brand.

Caroline has over 30-years’ experience in production management. She is a highly experienced production coordinator, sourcer and product developer with strong problem solving and analytical skills, delivering finished products that meet lead times, quality expectations and ethical requirements.

She has been Head of Production for various companies supplying the High Street making soft separates, dresses, tailoring, jersey and outerwear and has manufacturing experience in China, Turkey, Romania, Morocco, Bulgaria, Egypt as well as the UK.

This Masterclass will cover topics such as:

  • Tracing your fabric and yarns
  • Why is reshoring occurring
  • How can a UK factory be competitive?
  • The Factory Uncovered – compliance
  • What is SMETA?
  • What is Fast Forward?
  • Cabbage
  • Eligibility to work (RTW)
  • National minimum wage
  • Review of invoices from freelancers
  • Employment/Evidence of payment
  • Health and safety
  • Mistreatment
  • Business management
  • Dirty Tricks – 16 on 16 off

10 Strategies to Create an Ethical Brand from Yarn Sourcing to Works Rights’ masterclass with Caroline Ash takes place Wednesday 26th April, 10:00am – 12:00pm. 

Add to basket to book your place, a Zoom link will be emailed to you to join this masterclass closer to the date.