Thanks to our sponsors for the 2010 RSL Seminar:

 AFIRM RSL Seminar AGENDA 
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
Wanchai, Hong Kong

31 March 2010
9.00 – 18.00

Please click on a hyperlinked title below to download a presentation; Chinese translations are also available by clicking on the links below.

Welcome and Sponsor Thanks – Elizabeth Treanor, Director, AFIRM
Opening Remarks – Nancy Nord, Commissioner, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CHINESEChinese

Overview of RSL Programs– Mattias Bodin, H&M; Why brands have them, definitions, etc. (CHINESEChinese

Legislation – What Suppliers Need to Know about REACH, CPSIA & GB1840 – Jeffrey Birtwistle, C&A; Tex Moseri, New Balance; Kitty Man, Levi Strauss & Co. (CHINESE VERSIONS: C&ANew BalanceLevi Strauss & Co.Chinese

RSL Failures – Mary Grim, Timberland; Mattias Bodin,H&M; Jeffrey Birtwistle, C&A; Astrid Schoedel, s.Oliver; Kitty Man, Levi Strauss & Co. (CHINESE VERSIONS: TimberlandH&M, C&A, s.OliverLevi Strauss & Co.Chinese

Getting Started with a Factory Chemical Management System – Kitty Man, Levi Strauss & Co. (CHINESEChinese

Case Studies and RSL Implementation:

Implementation Options/Reviews – Marcus Kuerner, adidas (CHINESEChinese

Corrective Action – Tex Moseri, New Balance (CHINESEChinese

New Balance Core Supplier Qualification – Tex Moseri, New Balance (CHINESEChinese

Sustainability – Water/waste energy:

Water – Sean Cady, Levi Stauss & Co. (CHINESEChinese

Energy – Marcus Kuerner, adidas (CHINESEChinese

Waste – Reiner Hengstmann, PUMA (CHINESEChinese

Panel on Sustainability – Sean Cady, Levi Strauss & Co., Moderator

Responsible Sourcing Initiative: Clean by Design; Efficiency Improvements that Prevent Pollution and Save Money – Linda Greer, Natural Resource Defense Council (CHINESEChinese

Sustainability Through Chemical Selection – Dieter Sedlak, MTS (CHINESEChinese

Q&A – Pam Utz, Gap, Inc., Moderator