Sustainability

2022-05-25

New whitepaper published by Make The Label Count

The EU’s PEF initiative is designed to provide a common means of assessing and communicating the sustainability and environmental credentials of products (and organisations) within the single market. It is based on a set of 16 indicators that cover environmental impacts, resource use and toxicity (both human and ecological).

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Sustainability

2022-05-19

With an annual report entitled 'Here.We.Go' and a sustainability report 'Shaping sustainable living, together', B.I.G. is also publishing a strong ambition for a sustainable future.

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Sustainability

2022-05-19

Surpassing its initial goal of an 8% reduction in Scope 3 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions four years ahead of schedule, Berry Global Group, Inc. (NYSE:BERY) commits to reducing its absolute Scope 3 GHG emissions 25% by 2025 (from the same 2019 baseline).

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Sustainability

2022-05-19

Discuss, inform, and create change together: This year, from 24 to 26 June 2022 in Frankfurt, the Neonyt Lab invites all visitors who are interested in innovative fashion and lifestyle and want to consistently drive sustainability forward. More than just image and consumption: on the Fashionsustain stage, experts will discuss sustainability in fashion and in everyday life on all three days – in the form of interviews, panel discussions and workshops.

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Sustainability

2022-05-12

The new D2C Neonyt Lab, which will be realised in cooperation with Greenstyle from 24 to 26 June 2022 in Frankfurt am Main, is being met with high demand: after just a few weeks, the entire exhibition and shop area of 1,000m² is already fully booked – more than 30 sustainable fashion, beauty and lifestyle labels are taking part in the debut of the end consumer event in the Union Halle. The first 500 visitors to the Lab will also have the opportunity to neutralise part of their carbon footprint thanks to "Grow my Tree".

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Sustainability

2022-05-25

Unlocking the potential of social standards to converge

IAF and ITMF have developed the Standards Convergence Initiative (SCI) to help identify the full potential of convergence across social standards and to reduce audit fatigue.

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Sustainability

2022-05-12

Aid by trade foundation and partners invest EUR 2.8 Million in climate adaptation project

Despite its key function in climate protection, soil management often falls by the wayside. The way we use our soil has significant implications for our climate, and it also plays a role in deciding whether unique species of plants and animals remain extant and whether humanity will be able to live from the soil in the future.

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Sustainability

2022-05-05

Solvay launches new growth platform focused on renewable materials and biotechnology

The fourth growth platform will increase the share of renewable carbon in Solvay’s product offering and open up new business opportunities for multiple markets

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Sustainability

2022-05-05

INVISTA Camden achieves recognition for environmental excellence

INVISTA demonstrated its ongoing commitment to environmental stewardship by achieving Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) Conservation Certification at its site in Camden, South Carolina.

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Sustainability

2022-04-28

Taiwan Textile Industry reveals cutting-edge green manufacturing textile technology on 29th of April

According to figures from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), every year the fashion industry uses 93 billion cubic meters of water — enough to meet the consumption needs of five million people. The apparel industry makes up an important part of the global economy, however, it also damages the environment excessively.

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Sustainability

2022-04-28

SAC partners with Fair Wear and the Ethical Trading Initiative to help industry achieve 45% GHG reduction target by 2030

The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC), a global multi-stakeholder nonprofit alliance for the consumer goods industry, is pleased to announce its partnership with Fair Wear and the Ethical Trading Initiative focused on facilitating collective action across the industry towards achieving the 45% greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction by 2030. The partnership, which falls under The Industry We Want (TIWW), is part of an initiative geared towards ensuring dignity for workers in decent jobs, thriving businesses along the supply chain, and a positive impact on the planet.

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Sustainability

2022-04-28

CEMEX successfully turns CO2 into carbon nanomaterials

CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (“CEMEX”) announced today that it has successfully tested a process that converts flue gases emitted by the cement kiln into carbon nanomaterials, thereby transforming "bad" carbon into "good" carbon. Due to their unique mechanical, thermal, electrical, and chemical properties, carbon nanomaterials have several potential applications in a wide array of industries, from construction to biomedicine.

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Sustainability

2022-04-28

Milliken & Company tracks progress on sustainability initiatives in fourth annual sustainability report

Today, diversified global manufacturer Milliken & Company published its fourth annual Sustainability Report, a key reporting component in the company’s progress toward its 2025 Sustainability Goals. In 2019 Milliken laid out 12 sustainability goals, focused on its people, its products and the planet, as a roadmap to achieving a healthier tomorrow. Guided by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, these 12 goals signal the company’s commitment to sustainability in all forms.

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News Archive
2022-04-28

Hyosung Advanced Materials cleans the environment at the Mapo Han River

2022-04-28

Neonyt Lab: Fashion people with an interest in sustainability meet in Frankfurt

2022-04-21

Teijin Aramid awarded ‘EcoVadis Gold status’ on sustainability

2022-04-14

EU Strategy for sustainable and circular textiles – an opportunity for organic textiles?

2022-04-14

Teijin ranked among top ESG leaders by MSCI

2022-04-14

The VF Foundation issues its second impact report detailing funding across 73 countries during global pandemic

2022-04-14

Solar panels installed to Suominen’s Alicante plant

2022-04-07

Pure white Celliant shortlisted in Drapers Sustainable Fashion 2022 Awards

2022-04-07

Mandatory Self-Assesment for ECO PASSPORT by OEKO-TEX® in 2023

2022-04-07

Seven innovators join Fashion for Good's 2022 Asia Innovation Programme

2022-04-07

Oerlikon publishes Sustainability Report 2021

2022-04-07

Landmark Dindigul agreement to eliminate gender-based violence and harassment at Eastman Exports Natchi Apparels with the support of global allies

2022-04-07

Lenzing presents online sustainability report 2021 “Linear to Circular” for the first time

2022-04-07

Green Deal: New proposals to make sustainable products the norm and boost Europe's resource independence

2022-04-07

H&M Foundation awards 5 innovations a total €1 million grant for their efforts to make the fashion industry planet positive

2022-03-31

The Journey to Carbon Neutrality - CO2 reduction technologies and measuring tools

2022-03-31

BASF Venture Capital invests in Oceanworks, a sustainable plastic sourcing platform

2022-03-24

New report finds fashion certification schemes enable greenwashing

2022-03-24

The great green washing machine, part 2

2022-03-24

The new Neonyt Lab will bring together a variety of formats in Frankfurt

2022-03-24

Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s Sustainability Report 2021 has been published

2022-03-17

Milliken & Company named to 2022 world’s most ethical companies for 16th straight year

2022-03-17

VF Corporation named one of the world’s most ethical companies by Ethisphere for sixth consecutive year

2022-03-17

Fashion for Good selects eight innovators for 2022 global innovation programme

2022-03-10

Title: EU gets tough on fast fashion - new laws 30 March Subtitle: Charge brands to boost sustainable clothing - report

2022-03-10

Countering greenwash in the textile sector

2022-03-10

Six Carbon Capture and Utilisation technologies for a sustainable chemical and fuel production nominated for the innovation award “Best CO2 Utilisation 2022”

2022-03-10

Teijin Lielsort Korea to adopt renewable energy

2022-03-03

Applications open for nature-inspired startups to receive USD100,000 Ray of Hope Prize

2022-03-03

ZDHC releases ZDHC Wastewater Guidelines Version 2.0