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Sustainable Cashmere Working Group Meeting, 28.04.20

Posted by Fiona Jones

Tuesday, 28th April 2020, Webinar, Time: 10.30 – 13:00 pm BST

With a total of 40 attendants, we heard from a wide range of perspectives about the impacts of Covid-19 on the sector and how the SFA can respond.

We are now taking expressions of interest to be part of the SFA Covid-19 Working Group. This group will be coordinated by our Chair, Chas Hubbard, and its primary task will be to assist in the development of our Covid-19 Action Plan

The meeting also included an update on the SFA Chain or Custody and our work in Inner Mongolia.

Animal Welfare Working Group, 04.06.20

Posted by Fiona Jones

Thursday 4th June 2020: 10:30 – 12:10. BST, Webinar.

As part of the webinar, Zara Morris-Trainor gave a presentation explaining the differences between the pastoral and farm-based systems in the context of the internationally recognized Five Freedoms framework, which form the base level for SFA’s codes of practice in animal welfare. 

Mr. Ayoshi Ayongxi of the International Cooperation Committee of Animal Welfare (ICCAW),  talked us through the requirements of the joint code of practice for cashmere goats in Inner Mongolia. 

Members also shared their approach in protecting cashmere’s reputation.

Exhibition, London Design Biennale, 04.09.18

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Tue, Sep 4, 2018 –  Mon, Sep 24, 2018  18:00, London Design Biennale.

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Sustainable Fibre Alliance is representing Mongolia and Cashmere with an installation at the London Design Biennale at Somerset House, London. The installation responds to the theme ‘Emotional States’.

Sustainability in the Cashmere Sector Conference, 23.05.19

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Thu, May 23, 2019 10:00 –  Sun, May 26, 2019 17:00, Blue Sky Hotel, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

A multi-stakeholder conference bringing together representatives of the cashmere supply chain and wider stakeholders to discuss current and future development of cashmere sector sustainability -Environmental, social and economic challenges, promoting long-term sustainable development and innovative cooperation.

Parliamentary reception, London, 11.09.18

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House of Commons, Westminster, London

Tuesday, September 11, 2018, 18.00 -21.00

Sustainable Fibre Alliance and Mongolian British Chamber of Commerce in association with the All Party Parliamentary Mongolia Group and OYUNA successfully organised “Mongolian Cashmere” reception in the Jubilee Room in Parliament of Westminster Hall to promote Mongolian sustainable cashmere industry on 11 September 2018.