We integrate sustainable raw materials into our purchasing policies.

Increasing the percentage of sustainable raw materials used in production is a hallmark that the market is increasingly showing appreciation for.

However, the choices to be made to adapt to the trend are not trivial: replace “traditional” materials with alternatives with a higher sustainability content, certify the raw materials already used by navigating the jungle of environmental labels and brands, study new product initiatives and/or of process…

Challenging objectives that impose vision, method and concrete projects.


  • Protagonists and activities in the event;
  • Presentation of sustainable Italian yarns from companies in the Feel the Yarn group (see list of participants);
  • organization of a trend area curated by the students of the Milan Polytechnic – Department of Knitwear;
  • Participation of some fiber producers and certification bodies.

TALK | Thursday 23 February at 2pm

“The importance of sustainable raw materials in the purchasing policies of the fashion company”



Francesca Rulli, Process Factory 4sustainability®


Chiara Ferrero, Textile Exchange

Francesca Carà, Filatura Tollegno 1900

Roberto Baroncelli, Enka

Stefano Albini, Cotonificio Albini

Jackie Gant, Mohair South Africa / Mohair South Africa – The noble fibres