HONG KONG, July 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2013 Esquel Sustainability Symposium - Be Green and Innovative will be held from Monday, August 12 to Wednesday, August 14 in Gaoming, Guangdong, China.
China has witnessed dramatic changes in the past three decades. The country is no longer simply the "world's biggest factory," but has also become a key market and a major global economy. Along with these fast-going changes, the economic and social landscape in China has also been shifting. Innovative strategies are arising and a new paradigm of sustainability has also emerged.
The 2013 Esquel Sustainability Symposium - Be Green and Innovative will bring together experts in government, academia, NGOs and industry to explore solutions in environment and resources, sustainable production, waste management, as well as public policy, corporate responsibility and market access.
Qian Guanlin, Vice Chairperson of the Population Resources and Environment Committee of the CPPCC; Ma Xiuhong, Vice Chairperson of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the CPPCC; Professor Hau Lee, Director of Stanford University Sustainability Center; Ma Jun, Director of the Institute of Public & Environmental Affairs (IPE) and key Chinese government officials are among the key note speakers at The 2013 Esquel Sustainability Symposium - Be Green and Innovative. Other speakers and participants include officials and directors from the commercial sector, academia and NGOs.
About Esquel Group
Founded in 1978, Esquel Group is one of the world's leading textile and apparel manufacturers, with state-of-the-art production facilities in mainland China, Malaysia, Mauritius, Sri Lanka and Vietnam, and a network of strategically located merchandising offices servicing key markets in mainland China, Japan, Europe and the U.S. With a workforce of 55,000, Esquel manufactures over 100 million pieces of garments annually for leading brands including Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger and Nike. It is also an acknowledged leader in innovation, environmental protection and corporate social responsibility in the apparel manufacturing industry. By incorporating 5 strong business principles know as e-Culture: ethics, environment, exploration, excellence and education, Esquel's goal is to contribute positively to the communities it operates in while growing a sustainable business.
SOURCE Esquel Group