2 April 2019
The leading Made in Italy companies are meeting to discuss a hot topic that is crucial to the fashion and design industry: the green economy. “Sustainability as value creation in companies” is the title of the conference organized by Tendercapital at 14.00 on 2nd April at the Salone del Risparmio.
Several eminent guests will discuss the subject. The first is the president of the National Chamber of Italian Fashion, Carlo Capasa. Under his leadership, the CNMI has become a global leader with regard to sustainability, especially in light of the publication of the first “Guidelines on eco-toxicological requirements for clothing, leather goods, footwear and accessories”, the “CNMI principles for sustainable retail” and the “Guidelines on eco-toxicological requirements for chemical mixtures and industrial waste.”
One of the leading supermodels will also take part in the debate: Eva Herzigova. She is one of the most famous faces of all time in the fashion industry. She has starred in numerous international advertising campaigns for companies such as Louis Vuitton, Calvin Klein, Giorgio Armani, Prada and Dolce & Gabbana, as well as for luxury cosmetics line Christian Dior.
The final speaker is Rossana Orlandi, a gallery owner with a real sixth sense for artistic talent. After 20 years in the fashion world, at the start of the new millennium she decided to transform her passion for design into a gallery. The Galleria Rossana Orlandi, opened in 2002 in a former tie factory in Milan, soon became a meeting place for design and art, attracting both young creatives and established talents.
The debate will be moderated by Livia Firth, founder of Eco-Age, the famous integrated consultancy firm that specializes in sustainability and communication, internationally renowned for creating global communication campaigns to promote environmental and social justice. She was also named as a Leader of Change by the United Nations and was awarded with the UN’s Fashion 4 Development Award and the Rainforest Alliance Award for “Outstanding Achievement in Sustainability”.
The 2019 Salone del Risparmio
The tenth edition of the Salone del Risparmio will be held from 2nd to 4th April in Milan (MiCo – Milano Congressi). “Sustainable, responsible, inclusive. The frontier of asset management” will be this year’s theme at the opening plenary conference at 10.00 on 2nd April, which will be opened by the Minister of Economy and Finance, Giovanni Tria. Following the opening speech by the president of Assogestioni, Tommaso Corco, the debate will focus on the implications of the relationship between finance, economics and ESG (Environmental Social Governance) issues. 15,000 participants are expected at the three-day event, which will feature over 100 scheduled conferences and 230 speakers from Italy and abroad who will speak on behalf of over 150 brands.
Over the course of the three days, the theme of the event will be explored through debates, conferences, training seminars and talks by Italian and international experts who will discuss the relationship of the asset management industry with all its stakeholders. On 2nd April, there will be a focus on sustainable saving and social responsibility with particular attention to demographic trends. On 3rd April, the spotlight will be on the effects of greater inclusion, while conscious saving is the broad theme of the last day, focusing on the relationship between industry, production system and individuals.