– TOKYO, Japan, February 17, 2022 –
Seiko Epson Corporation (TSE: 6724, “Epson”) will participate in Sustainable Brands 2022 Yokohama (“SB’22 Yokohama”), a hybrid international conference to be held both online and at Pacifico Yokohama North on February 24-25 During At this year’s event, Epson will showcase its efforts to improve sustainability in the fashion and apparel industry.
SB’22 Yokohama will be Epson’s fifth time at a sustainable brand conference. Alongside the Yokohama event, SB’22 Asia-Pacific, the first multilateral conference of its kind, will be held in Korea, Malaysia and Thailand. These conferences offer participants the opportunity to highlight their efforts in terms of sustainable development with the aim of strengthening corporate recognition and promoting commitment.
Epson will participate in three programs at SB’22 Yokohama.
1. Plenary Session (Plenary 1-5)
Epson’s Global President, Yasunori Ogawa, will deliver a keynote address entitled “Epson’s sustainability vision and initiatives to solve societal issues”. As part of this, he will highlight value propositions addressing societal issues and explain how Epson seeks to build co-creation relationships.
2. Breakout session (C1-3)
Panelists, including a designer, a fashion coordinator, a garment production control system supplier and representatives from Japan’s Ministry of Environment, a printing company and Epson, will discuss their various points of view. view on the theme “The future of sustainable fashion using digital technologies”. ”
3. Activation Center
In the Activation Center, Epson will demonstrate its collaboration with Japanese designer Yuima Nakazato through a pop-up boutique exhibition that will show off his latest sustainable fashion designs printed using Epson inkjets and boutique designs using the projection technology to reduce environmental impact.
Epson is a global technology leader dedicated to co-creating sustainability and enriching communities by leveraging its efficient, compact, precision technologies and digital technologies to connect people, things and information. The company is focused on solving societal problems through innovations in home and office printing, commercial and industrial printing, manufacturing, visual and lifestyle. Epson will become carbon negative and eliminate the use of depletable underground resources such as oil and metal by 2050.
Led by Japan’s Seiko Epson Corporation, the global Epson Group generates annual sales of approximately 1 trillion yen.