Here are the partners in the Valuing Norwegian Wool project. SIFO heads up the project in collaboration with several different partners, both in Norway and internationally. We have listed everyone for your information and will be linking up to their home-pages so that you can read more about them there.
Norwegian National Institute for Consumer Research: Arne Dulsrud, Ingun Grimstad Klepp, Charlotte Bik Bandlien and Sara Almgren are all involved at some level on this project
Norsk Sau og Geit
The Norwegian Association of Sheep and Goat Farmers is the farmers leading organization lobbying the grocery/food processing industry, the other agricultural organizations, Norwegian authorities, politicians and other actors in the social debate.
Wool collecting and trade company, handles 25% of the total Norwegian clip.
Animalia/Fagtjenesten for ull
The Wool Advisory Service's aim is to stimulate high quality wool production by promoting correct wool grading and handling.
Arild and Gunnar Myhr
HSH, hovedorganisasjonen for handel og tjenester i Norge
Bror William Stende
The Federation of Norwegian and Service Enterprises
Norsk Industri/TEKO bransjeforening
Tor Erik Haanes-Larsen
Kirsti Bræin, Dagfinn Skoglund, Theodor Barth
Sissel Isachsen, Marit Næss, Bodil Gjertrud Svaboe
Norwegian Fashion Institute
Gisle Mardal, Kristina Hjelde
A network organization created by and for the Norwegian Fashion Industry.
Tone Skårdal Tobiasson
Nordic Initiative Clean & Ethical Fashion coordinates several projects on sustainable design, collaborating with national and international organizations and building awareness among consumers.
OIKOS - Organic Norway
Maiken Pollestad Sele
The National association for organic production and consumption, currently working on a pilot project on Norwegian organic wool for production of clothes, in cooperation with designers and spinners/knitters.
Alice Cohen and Heather Collie
UK Dep. For Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
The RITE Group (Reducing the Impact of Textiles on the Environment)
EPEA (Cradle To Cradle via 2025 Design)
Europen Outdoor Group
The Textile Institute Sustinable, Environmental and Ethcal Special Interest Group
Bath School of Art and Design
Dr. Joanne Turney
Copenhagen Business School
Ass. Prof. Lise Skov
University of Leeds
Prof. Richard Blackburn