“Sustainable Apparel Coalition and Higg Index”
Jason Kibbey, Executive Director, Sustainable Apparel Coalition
Higg Index implementation at Asics (Japanese)
George Yoshimoto, CSR Sustainability department Manager, ASICS Corporation
Higg Index implementation at Toray
Koji Sasaki, General Manager, Fibers & Textiles Green Innovation and Life Innovation Business Planning Dept., Toray Industries, Inc.
|Date||Tuesday, May 20, 2014 14:00-17:30 JST in Tokyo|
|Venue||Lambuth Hall, Kwansei Gakuin University, Tokyo Marunouchi Campus
Sapia Tower 10th Floor, 1-7-12 Marunouchi Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
|Organizer||Caux Round Table Japan|
|Supported by||ASICS Corporation
Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd.
Toray Industries, Inc.
|Language||Japanese and English|
On May 20th, 2014, Caux Round Table Japan with the support of other Japanese members of the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (ASICS Corporation, Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd. and Toray Industries, Inc.) held a seminar to introduce the Sustainable Apparel Coalition in Japan and the Higg Index 2.0. 40 people from 29 organizations participated in this conference and received an overview of the apparel and shoes industry by Jason Kibbey, Executive Director of SAC. They also received the lectures from the experience of the Japanese members of SAC on the adoption and implementation of the Higg Index from ASICS Corporation, Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd. and Toray Industries, Inc.