Sustainability

2018-12-06

Absolute Denim to become first denim manufacturer to convert 100% of its production to aniline-free* indigo solution

Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, announced that Thailand-based Absolute Denim will be the first denim manufacturer to switch 100% of its production to aniline-free* indigo dyeing.

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Sustainability

2018-11-29

Water. Peace. Fashion. Neonyt Fashionsustain, the progressive conference format of the global hub for fashion, sustainability and innovation, is taking a neo-new view of the subject of water in the textile industry. On 16 January 2019 at Kraftwerk in Berlin, top keynote speakers from the industry, civil society and the textile supply chain, such as from Vogue Australia, WWF and Spindye, will, together with many other speakers, be proving that the solution-oriented focus on the future use of water as a resource has gained global relevance for the industry.

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Sustainability

2018-11-15

Kordsa is among 50 most sustainable companies listed in Borsa Istanbul for the period between November 2018-October 2019. Having improved its ratings on environmental criteria, Kordsa is deemed worthy of being in BIST Sustainability Index for the third year in a row, this year.

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Sustainability

2018-11-14

The Swiss textile technology innovator HeiQ and DuPont Consumer Solutions, a business unit of DuPont Specialty Products, help establish an eco-friendly water repellent for leather.

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Sustainability

2018-11-01

Borealis, a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers, has signed The New Plastics Economy’s ‘A Line in the Sand’ – Global commitment to Eliminate Plastic Pollution at the Source.

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Sustainability

2018-11-08

Textile Exchange releases 2018 Preferred Fiber and Materials Market Report

Textile Exchange, the global non-profit that promotes the adoption of preferred fiber and materials, integrity and standards and responsible supply networks, today officially released its 2018 collection of textile market reports, which measure and rank the production and usage of fiber and materials with improved social and environmental impacts.

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Sustainability

2018-11-01

TERNUA reaches the milestone of eliminating PFCs from its clothes

In this autumn-winter collection 2018/2019 the outdoor brand Ternua has completely removed PFCs from its textiles. It set itself this challenge in 2009 and has had to work hard with its suppliers to achieve it. It is therefore the first Spanish brand to achieve this milestone.

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Sustainability

2018-11-01

Award-winning educational partnership celebrates 20 years

For 20 years, a collaboration between Victoria ISD and the INVISTA Victoria, Texas, manufacturing site has allowed students to see science and nature from a unique perspective. The partnership began in 1998 with the creation of an outdoor environmental classroom at INVISTA's 53-acre wetland.

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Sustainability

2018-11-01

First biobased coating hardener for lightfast polyurethane coatings

At eMove360° Europe 2018, the international trade fair for Mobility 4.0 in Munich, Covestro was awarded one of the coveted MATERIALICA Design + Technology Awards 2018. With the world's first biobased hardener for lightfast polyurethane coatings, the company managed to prevail in the “CO2 Efficiency” category.

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Sustainability

2018-10-25

Neonyt: We are water

H2O meets fashion and sustainable innovation. How can the fashion industry minimise its global impact on water consumption and contamination while making an active contribution to preserving this vital resource? In 2019, Neonyt and Fashionsustain will be dedicated to this issue and showing new approaches. Neonyt is the global hub for fashion, sustainability and innovation. The international conference format Fashionsustain is part of Neonyt. Both are taking place from 15 until 17 January 2019 during Berlin Fashion Week at Kraftwerk Berlin.

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Sustainability

2018-10-25

HUB 1922 presents new sustainable technologies

HUB 1922, the fashion division of the RUDOLF GROUP, takes the stage at the Kingpins Show in Amsterdam and presents new technologies that make it possible to move away from environmentally questionable industrial practices.

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Sustainability

2018-10-25

GRS certification for RadiciGroup recycled polyester

RadiciGroup’s post-consumer recycled polyester yarns, r-Radyarn® and r-Starlight® – UNI 11505-certified since 2014 – have recently been certified to the Global Recycled Standard (GRS) promoted by the Textile Exchange, a non-profit organization that operates internationally for the promotion and responsible development of sustainability in the textile industry. From 22 to 24 October, the organization sponsored a three-day event in Milan where the key theme was “Accelerating Sustainability in Textile and Fashion”.

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Sustainability

2018-10-04

Transparent sustainability by RadiciGroup

RadiciGroup presents its 2017 Sustainability Report. Energy consumption and emissions down, training and added value up: the hallmarks of a Group that looks ahead by operating transparently and inclusively.

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