2020 FFF Expert Talks - Live Webinar Series
Sustainable Sourcing and Supply Chain Management
Date: Wednesday, July 22
Time: 1:00 PM EDT
The fashion industry is one of the largest polluters in the world. It doesn’t have to be.
Sustainable sourcing and supply chain management are essential to a progressive brand’s strategy.
Sound daunting? Tools for a systematic approach already exist!
Speaker: Elana Taylor
Speaker Title: Account Executive
Speaker Bio: Elana Taylor is an Account Executive at Hohenstein Institute America. Elana builds collaborative relationships with
home textile and apparel companies including brands, retailers and manufacturers in the North-East US with OEKO-TEX® certifications and labeling and Hohenstein’s testing services. Elana earned her textile degree from the Fashion Institute of Technology. She started her 25-year textile and apparel career at DuPont where she gained experience in global fabric sourcing, testing and certification across many market segments including ready-towear, intimate apparel, activewear and swimwear. Prior to joining Hohenstein, she worked at INVISTA as a marketing manager for LYCRA® fiber brand and INVISTA specialty fabric certifications.
Elana is based in the New York Metropolitan area.