As world leaders gathered to discuss the global push towards acting more sustainably, Madeira has been recognised by the professional clothing and uniforms industry, winning the acclaimed PCIAW® Sustainability Award 2021.
The Sustainability Award is bestowed on an individual or company who has shown outstanding initiative and/or development in implementing sustainable solutions.
“As the winner of the PCIAW® Sustainability Award 2021, Madeira proved it has carefully crafted policies and new products to create practical changes which will mitigate the business’ environmental impact, resulting in the first ever maximum score from the panel of independent judges.” Statement from the PCIAW® judging panel.
The new label Madeira Green has been developed in response to a growing demand for eco-friendly products. It gathers the efforts made by the company with the aim of making the entire embroidery chain more sustainable. By introducing two new premium embroidery threads into the portfolio, Madeira underlines its commitment to support resource-saving textile manufacturing. “We are delighted that the sustainability ethos through Madeira, its production, processes and products have been acknowledged and rewarded” Karen Burrows, Managing Director at Madeira UK.
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Karen Burrows, Managing Director at Madeira UK, has been recognised by the PCIAW® winning a Lifetime Achievement award for her contributions to the textile industry and her dedicated 30 years of commitment to Madeira’s progression.
Karen has worked for over 30 years in the industry overseeing various roles including:
Global Strategic Business development for the Madeira Group
Managing Director – Madeira UK
Sales Director for Northern Europe
© Madeira 2021