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Véronique Saunier established her reputation as a journalist soon after moving to Hong Kong in 1988. As a freelance writer, she has been covering the fashion, leather and fine fibre industries for various magazines including the industry’s leading trend setter WGSN. Her background as a former science and technology writer enables her to interpret in a highly readable manner the way new technologies affect various industries and our lives. She understands and is concerned about the impact the fashion industry has on the livelihood and traditions of animal breeders across the world. A dedicated environmentalist, she tirelessly promotes corporate responsibility and sustainable development as a means of preserving cultural diversity. At the same time she defends the rightful access of local populations to education, healthcare, technological advancements, prosperity and wealth creation. She has played an active part in developing and coordinating the programme of the Cashmere World Forum and of the Global Footwear Retail Conference. A tireless traveler with an extensive experience of living in China, Véronique commutes regularly between Asia and Europe.
Four years: that is the time it took Sino-Taiwanese Company Glare Star Technologies (GSES) to develop an eco-friendly PU elastomer material that contains no solvent, is highly stretchable, is water-proof and fire repellent.
Three out of four Chinese consumers prefer to buy local brands of apparel and footwear, according to a new report titled “Double clicking on the Chinese consumers” by McKinsey Global & Company.
Larimar is a rare blue gemstone from the Caribbean’s that is supposed to bring peace and to allow thinking with a calm mind.
Using leather shavings to produce leather chemicals? This is possible thanks to LANXESS’ innovative “ReeL” system which was one of the highlights of the All China Leather Exhibition (ACLE ) 2017 in Shanghai.
UK-company Seaton Chemicals decidedly owes its success to China. Established in the north of England in 2004 and specialised in emulsions and emulsion polymerisation technology, its products became such a hit in China that in 2010 its founders decided to transfer the production in Guangdong province.
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