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N17 Creative Callings – What Makes A Manufacturer Ethical? With Caroline Ash


Crammed full of essential need-to-know information Fashion-Enter Ltd’s Production Director Caroline Ash gave an informative N17 Creative Callings seminar on ‘What Makes A Manufacturer Ethical?

This free online Zoom seminar was one in a series under the business support programme N17 Creative Callings. If you have just started or are looking to grow a business in the Tottenham CEZ area, then please get in touch and we will advise on how N17 Creative Callings, supported by the Mayor of London and the European Social Fund, can help you and your business. Contact Esme: esme@fashion-enter.com

The three-hour seminar on Wednesday 6th May covered the following topics:

Introduction – Different element of an ethical factory

Why being ethical matters

Fabrics and fibres

Fabric and fashion waste

Factory standards and audits

Optitex and garment fit

Lean manufacturing

Group discussion and Q&A session

Caroline supplied detailed need-to-know information essential for any fashion brand start-up or product development business that requires factory production. She provided examples of good and bad factory practices and made the participants aware of essential documentation. Throughout the session she gave ample opportunity for participants to jump in with any questions and comments.

Feedback included:

“I learnt about audit information and virtual fittings information.”

“Informative on audits on factories and health and safety.”

“Very informative and Caroline explained everything in a lot of detail.”

“I gained information on ethical manufacturing, Galaxius and working with factory.”

Next Seminar – How to Manufacture Your Garments – Part 1 Sampling & Small Run Production 20/5/2020 10am – 1pm

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