Peer Learning Group Series: “Busting the myths around microplastics and textiles: Status Quo of 2023”

In collaboration with UN Global Compact Network Netherlands, the UNGC Young Professionals Program is thrilled to announce its first upcoming Sustainable Textile Peer Learning Group event – Busting the myths around microplastics and textiles: Status Quo of 2023. The event will be an insightful and enriching experience for all relevant stakeholders and sustainability enthusiasts out there in the textile industry

Date: 26 October 2023
Time: 3 – 6 pm
Location: Deloitte Studios Amsterdam, Stadionplein 12, Amsterdam.

During this session, we’re bringing together a dynamic group of professionals, all active and involved in the textile industry, including retailers, manufacturers, and esteemed experts. Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or just starting to explore the sustainable textile landscape, there’s something for everyone.
🗣️ Keynote presentation and interactive Q&A: Engage directly with our keynote speaker to explore trends and prospects in sustainable textiles.
🌐 Group discussions: Learn from industry experts and share your story in breakout sessions.
🤝 Networking: Expand your network, share ideas, and connect over drinks and snacks.​​​​

What are the goals of the PLG?
– Demystify microplastics and textiles in 2023
– Foster industry collaboration and knowledge sharing

What can I expect from this PLG?
– Active participation in Q&A and group discussions
– Learn from peers
– Share success stories and challenges
– Expand your network

This is the first session of the upcoming series on Sustainable Textiles. The next session will take place in December. While the program of the events is shaped by the participants, some future topics of discussion include material circularity, sustainability in the supply chain, microplastic pollution, customer awareness and industry influence, and implications of CSRD on industry reporting.

As we have limited spots, tickets will be given out on a first come, first served basis. Register Now! Spread the word, invite colleagues, and let’s make it a success!




15:00 - 18:00


Deloitte Studios Amsterdam, Stadionplein 12, Amsterdam


UNGC NL & UNGC NL Young Professionals Programme.
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