Webinar on Circular fashion and resource efficiency in the textile industry across India and Europe and B2B networking sessions during Torino Fashion Match- 15th to 18th November 2021


We successfully organized a webinar focused on Circular Fashion: Resource efficiency in the textile industry across India and Europe on 15th November 2021. The initiative is managed, in collaboration with the EEN-India partner Global Business Inroads (GBI), with funding and knowledge supported by the European Union supported Resource Efficiency Initiative in India (EU-REI), Unioncamere Piemonte (Regional Union of Chambers of commerce in Piedmont Region, Turin-IT), CNA Lombardia (National Confederation of Crafts and Small and Medium Enterprises, Milan- IT), members of the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) and of the EEN Sector Groups Textile and Fashion (SGT). 


The webinar session began with the welcome note from the Enterprise Europe Network partners from Europe and India. Then a keynote address was given by H.E. Ugo Astuto, Ambassador of the European Union to India and Bhutan, and Shri Upendra Prasad Singh, Secretary, Ministry of Textile, Government of India. This was followed by thematic discussions on the following:

  • Sharing of best practices.

  • Co-development of sustainable products (challenge and opportunities can be explored)

  • Digitalization as a path to achieve sustainability

  • Gender equality and sustainability

  • Companies success stories in a sustainable and circular fashion from companies.


The webinar session concluded with closing remarks from Leena Pishe Thomas - Director GBI - EEN India and Federica Leonetti- Chairperson Textile & Fashion Sector Group, EEN.

We are also organizing free B2B meetings to bring fashion and textile producers together to enhance opportunities and commercial partnerships, find partners for joint projects, explore new markets as well as share knowledge, ideas, innovation, and inspiration. We already have close to 340+ companies from around the world participating in this event and this could be a great opportunity for Indian textile companies to network and identify new business opportunities. The event and B2B meetings will take place on the B2match platform, to network and connect with companies from across the world, please register on the following link.

This is a highly knowledge and business focussed event addressed to: 

  • Fashion Designers, Startups, Innovative brands

  • SMEs: Textile and accessories’ manufacturing companies

  • Retailers, distributors, sales agents, Fashion stores

  • E-commerce Platforms.

  • ICT service providers for the fashion industry

  • Investors focused on the fashion industry and Female entrepreneurship.

The talks and the B2B are realized within the 6th edition of the Torino Fashion Week (15th November - 21st November 2021). Other sessions that you can also attend include: Sustainable Finance | Investing in Female Founders |Digital Marketing| Fashion Tech | Please click here for more details.