Sustainability in wool production
- Monday, July 01, 201910:00 - 11:30Add to Calendar 2019-07-01 10:00:00 2019-07-01 11:30:00 Nachhaltigkeit in der Woll Produktion CSR Hub & Sustainability Kiosk, B6.20 Ispo.com Europe/Berlin public
- Event locationMunich Trade Fair Center, Hall B6, CSR Hub & Sustainability Kiosk, B6.20
- Track / Segment
Williy Gallia is Commercial & Sustainability Manager of Fuhrmann S. A, which manages 12 sheep farms with a total of 130.000 sheep across Argentina. They source, process and supply wool that allows their customer to produce products that are high quality and fully traceable. Fuhrmann is part of the Schneider Group and not only offer RWS certified wool, but also ‘Carbon Neutral’ wool. They will also offer a talk that takes a more in depth look on how they have achieved this.
Our second speaker Ovis 21 will discuss how "Regenerative" is becoming a very used term, but what should it mean. What happens when working landscapes are regenerated. Depending on the environment, herbivores become a vital part of the process. How do we measure Regeneration?. The great opportunity for the fight against climate change, by activating grasslands as carbon sinks. The importance and challenge of communicating Regenerative Livestock Farming properly.
From a sheep property on the Straights of Magellan, in southern Patagonia, Ricardo Fenton is Co Founder of Ovis 21 with agronomist Pablo Borrelli, Mentor of wool classers, blade shearers and flock improvement specialists; he has worked in all areas of sheep production and wool harvest. Collaborated with Textile Exchange in the development and pilot of the Responsible Wool Standard. He has been trained in Australia and New Zealand, and is a Holistic Management Field Professional, Accredited by the Savory Institute.