Sustainability

2021-07-08

H&M Group amongst highest scoring brands in Transparency Index 2021

Every year, Fashion Revolution releases its Fashion Transparency Index, which ranks multiple companies according to how much information they disclose about their suppliers, supply chain policies and practices, and social and environmental impact. This year H&M brand has ranked 2nd out of 250 brands reviewed by the Fashion Transparency Index.

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Sustainability

2021-07-08

100% sustainability lives in the smallest detail, starting with the label, the only element that can tell the story of responsibility. This is exactly why, to be a truly credible 'ambassador', the label or tag must itself be responsible. This is why Nastrificio di Cassanohas created NDC Green, the premium, Made in Italy and fully traceable range that guarantees the highest quality standards while respecting the planet.

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Sustainability

2021-07-01

Covestro has restructured its organization effective July 1, 2021, and successfully reorganized its previously three segments – Polyurethanes, Polycarbonates, and Coatings, Adhesives, Specialties – into seven new, tailored business entities. The company has thus achieved a first milestone in implementing its new “Sustainable Future” strategy, which the Group had presented in February 2021. The vision of Covestro to become fully circular is the guiding principle of this strategy.

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Sustainability

2021-07-01

The Good Fashion Fund, the Fashion for Good initiated fund to drive sustainable manufacturing practices, has signed its first deal with Indian manufacturer Pratibha Syntex Limited. The 4.5 million US dollar, long-term loan, will support Pratibha Syntex’s planned capital expenditures for the replacement of machinery and expansion of sustainable equipment in their spinning, processing and garmenting divisions. Pratibha Syntex supplies textiles and garments to popular brands including C&A, H&M, Patagonia and Zara.

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Sustainability

2021-06-24

Professor Thomas Gries from the Institut für Textiltechnik (ITA) was honoured with the "FAMOS for Family" award on 21 June 2021 for his family-friendly personnel management. RWTH awards this prize every year to RWTH executives for their family-friendly personnel work.

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Sustainability

2021-07-22

Public procurement of database development

GOTS is preparing a new database which will include traceability at product level. We have initiated a public procurement, addressing vendors of configurable supply chain solutions and software development companies alike. The procurement follows a formal, two-staged process.

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Sustainability

2021-07-15

Hayleys Fabric’s Manager - Sustainability and Innovation selected as a 2021 UNGC SDG Pioneer!

Continuing to set new benchmarks for sustainability, Hayleys Fabric PLC, Manager - Sustainability and Innovation, Leonie Vaas was selected as a “2021 UN Global Compact SDG Pioneer for Responsible Production”.

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Sustainability

2021-07-08

Record organic cotton production in 2019/20, shows Textile Exchange report

Textile Exchange’s 2021 Organic Cotton Market Report, released today, shows that 2019/20 was a record-setting year, with the largest volume of organic cotton fiber harvested globally to-date. In total, 229,280 farmers grew 249,153 tonnes of organic cotton fiber on 588,425 hectares of certified organic land in 21 countries. This represents a four percent growth in fiber volume and is the fourth year in a row that organic cotton production has increased. Organic cotton accounted for almost one percent of the global cotton harvest that season.

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Sustainability

2021-07-08

SABIC named global company of the year for its contribution towards a circular economy for plastics

Consulting and research firm Frost & Sullivan has named SABIC a Global Company of the Year as part of its 2021 Best Practices Recognition Program. SABIC was awarded the title based on Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis of the global market for sustainability and the circular economy of used plastics recycling and resource recovery. 

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Sustainability

2021-07-08

Teijin Aramid reduces Twaron® carbon footprint by 28%

The recently conducted Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) shows that Teijin Aramid has improved the carbon footprint of Twaron® by 28% compared to 2014. The reduction is the result of years of focus on sustainability, process improvements and the transition to 100% renewable electricity.

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Sustainability

2021-07-01

Jayashree Textiles, DuPont Biomaterials collaborate to launch new sustainable fabriccollection

Jayashree Textiles recently announced the launch of a fabric collection made with Sorona®, a sustainable, partially bio-based polymer, and JayaShree Textiles (part of Fortune 500 global conglomerate - Aditya Birla Group). The collaboration meets the needs of a growing demand for sustainable fashion options. The collaboration blends linen and partially bio-based Sorona® fibers to create garments with exceptional stretch and recovery, luxurious drape and a smooth, soft hand feel.

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Sustainability

2021-07-01

Pascal Chalvon Demersay appointed to lead Solvay’s government affairs

New chief sustainability and government affairs officer will focus the group's advocacy on its Solvay One Planet ambitions.

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Sustainability

2021-06-24

GOTS at Texworld New York City sourcing event

Following two virtual only editions Texworld New York City is back with a brand new concept which will immerse fabric buyers, designers, and textile professionals into a dynamic environment of sourcing, learning and networking.

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