Sustainability

2021-03-03

Oerlikon to be operationally climate neutral by 2030

Oerlikon (SIX: OERL) today makes a strong public commitment to sustainability by publishing its first Sustainability Report, Innovation for a Sustainable Future.

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Sustainability

2021-02-08

Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in nutrition, health and sustainable living, today announces that its DSM Engineering Materials business will launch mass-balanced bio-based Arnitel®, a thermoplastic elastomer, together with Sympatex Technologies. In this way, DSM Engineering Materials is taking the next step on its sustainability journey and enabling its customers to transition to a more circular and bio-based economy.

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Sustainability

2021-02-04

Textile testing provider Hohenstein has been authorized by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) to verify compliance for the Green Button, a German government certification for sustainable textiles. Now, in addition to certification for MADE IN GREEN by OEKO-TEX®, a qualifier for the Green Button, Hohenstein certifies for the 46 Green Button criteria.

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Sustainability

2021-02-03

Archroma, a global leader in specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, today announced a strategic partnership with technology innovator CleanKore, aiming to advance sustainable dyeing processes throughout the denim supply chain.

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Sustainability

2021-01-28

W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) has published its 2020 Responsibility Update for the Fabrics Division. It shares details on how the Division plans to leverage the newly introduced sustainability framework by using sound science, transparency and cooperation with others to provide innovative solutions to both its customers and the industry.

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Sustainability

2021-03-04

Reifenhäuser Group among top 50 at "Germany's best employers 2021

Reifenhäuser is one of the top 50 employers in Germany and the second best employer in the category "Mechanical and Plant Engineering". The family-owned company was thus chosen ahead of renowned groups such as Liebherr and Siemens.

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Sustainability

2021-03-04

Organic in conversion story

GOTS supports organic in conversion! Using the GOTS label grade 'organic in conversion' means to encourage agricultural practices that are transitioning from conventional to organic farming.

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Sustainability

2021-03-04

GOTS certifications in 2020 reach five figures for the first time

In 2020, the number of GOTS certified facilities grew by 34% globally, to a new high of 10,388 from 7,765 in 2019. 16 GOTS Approved Certification Bodies report that over 3 million people in over 72 countries were working in GOTS certified facilities.

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Sustainability

2021-03-04

The VF Foundation issues its first impact report

The VF Foundation, the philanthropic arm of VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), published its inaugural report outlining the positive impact its financial grants and philanthropic partnerships have had on more than four million people in 53 countries during the year.

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Sustainability

2021-02-25

How to utilise CO2? The nominees for the innovation award “Best CO2 Utilisation 2021” have the answers!

Carbon capture and utilisation (CCU) is one of the most obvious solutions to further reduce CO2 emissions, but it is yet still hardly exploited. However, these six nominated technologies turn CO2 into value: ethanol, methanol, polyols, surfactants or syngas – the audience will choose the winner at the “9th Conference on CO2-based Fuels and Chemicals”, 23–24 March 2021, online!

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Sustainability

2021-02-18

10 years Apparel Coalition

To celebrate ten years of bold progress, the Apparel Coalition is proud to release #SACDecadeinReview. This report highlights SAC accomplishments from the past decade, illustrates the impact of the Higg Index tools, and lays out the framework for our new, ambitious goals.

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Sustainability

2021-02-18

Eastman ranked 27th on Barron’s list of 100 Most Sustainable Companies

Eastman (NYSE:EMN) ranks No. 27 on Barron's 2021 list of the Most Sustainable Companies in the United States. To arrive at its list of the 100 Most Sustainable Companies, Barron's analyzed performance by the 1,000 largest U.S. publicly traded companies on a wide range of indicators related to sustainability and environment, social and corporate governance (ESG).

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Sustainability

2021-02-18

VF Corporation allocates green bond net proceeds to advance ambitious science based targets

VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies, today announced it has fully allocated the net proceeds from its inaugural green bond issued last year, which totaled approximately €493 million.

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