Sustainability

2021-10-21

Marchi & Fildi Group: positive balance for 10 years of the photovoltaic installation

10 years after the installation of the photovoltaic plant in the production units in the Biellese region, the Marchi & Fildi Group takes stock of the operation and publishes the data on energy produced, consumed, and fed back into the grid.

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Sustainability

2021-10-14

SABIC has entered an agreement with the World Economic Forum and other global chemical sector companies targeted at formalizing the Low-Carbon Emitting Technologies (LCET) initiative into a stand-alone entity by 2023. In collaboration, LCET members will share early-stage risks and co-invest in developing and upscaling low-carbon-emitting technologies.

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Sustainability

2021-10-13

With effect from 15 October 2021, Bettina Bär is taking over as Show Director of Neonyt and new tradeshow format Val:ue in Messe Frankfurt’s Textile & Textile Technologies division. Both tradeshows are held during Frankfurt Fashion Week.

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Sustainability

2021-10-07

This season, adidas hockey formally begins its efforts to “End Plastic Waste” and reuse plastics with its introduction of ADIZERO Primegreen Authentic NHL jerseys for all 32 NHL teams. Made with an adidas’ innovation Primegreen: a series of high-performance materials containing a minimum of 50% recycled content, ADIZERO Primegreen Authentic NHL jerseys will make their on-ice debut on opening night of the 2021-22 season on Tuesday, Oct. 12.

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Sustainability

2021-10-07

The Lenzing Group, the world’s leading supplier of wood-based specialty fibers, has received further recognition of its performance in sustainability. The prestigious rating agency MSCI has upgraded its rating for the Lenzing Group from “A” to “AA” as at September 2021. As a result, Lenzing ranks among the top 6 percent of companies rated in its peer group.

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Sustainability

2021-10-21

Elevate Textiles leads industry sustainability initiatives

Elevate Textiles, a global provider of advanced, high-quality products and mission critical textile solutions, continues its leadership in sustainable manufacturing as the first global textile manufacturer to receive validation of its Science Based Target (SBTi) goals related to reducing greenhouse gas emissions at the highest levels recommended.  As part of its commitment, Elevate recently increased its original greenhouse gas emission reduction target from 2.5% to 4.2% per year across its portfolio brands of American & Efird (A&E), Burlington, Cone Denim, Gütermann and Safety Components.

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Sustainability

2021-10-14

PrimaLoft® P.U.R.E.™ sets new standard for renewable manufacturing technology

For decades, insulation manufacturing methods have relied on fossil fuels like coal and natural gas. These industrial processes, widely used by manufacturers across the globe, are leading contributors of greenhouse gas emissions. In response, many brands have focused on material solutions and certifications to counter the rapid rise of CO2 emissions.

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Sustainability

2021-10-14

Unifi champions sustainability at Fall Furniture Market

Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI), one of the world’s leading innovators in recycled and synthetic yarns, is helping to make the home furnishings industry become more sustainable. Company leaders are hosting and taking part in three panel discussions (described below) during this year’s High Point Fall Furniture Market as part of the “Sustainability Stories” series by the High Point Market Authority (HPMA).

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Sustainability

2021-10-07

Sustainability labels must be accurate and complete if they are to drive green goals

Mandatory sustainability labelling for clothing and footwear is on the table as part of the European Union’s shift to a climate neutral and circular economy. But problems with how sustainability is measured risk a loss of credibility with consumers.

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Sustainability

2021-10-07

Alchemie Technology recognised as Sustainability Leader in the Textile Industry

Cambridge based Alchemie Technology, a leader in low energy, waterless textile dyeing and finishing technology, has been recognised in the official History of Parliament Trust’s historic publication, ‘300 Years of Leadership and Innovation’.

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Sustainability

2021-10-07

European bioeconomy robust as bio-based industry turnover jumps to 780 billion EUR

The bio-based industries continue their ascent marking a total contribution of 780 billion EUR, a notable increase of 30 billion EUR (+ 4%) compared to 2017. This represents a more than 20% increase compared to 2008 which is the earliest data taken into account in this series of reports by nova-Institute. The first report of the series was first commissioned by the Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) in 2017. Figures for the bio-based chemical industry (including plastics) alone reveal a turnover of around 54 billion EUR with the bio-based share relatively stable at around 15%, up from 7.5% in 2008.

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Sustainability

2021-10-07

Indorama Ventures partners with Kasetsart University's Office of Computer Services to continue the KU Green Office Initiative for the second year

Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), a world-class sustainable chemical company, collaborated with the Office of Computer Services at Kasetsart University to make progress on the "KU Green Office" project, an environmentally-friendly initiative that has been continuing for two consecutive years. The initiative aims to provide education on waste separation and recycling management by hosting online training for professors and personnel. The partnership continues following the company’s support of sorting bins and KU Green Application development in the previous year to promote sustainable waste management.

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Sustainability

2021-10-07

Sustainable Apparel Barometer 2021 - New research report calls for more collaboration and greater transparency in the apparel sector 

Innovation Forum has published the Sustainable Apparel Barometer 2021, this year’s state of innovation report informing and driving effective action towards ethical and climate-positive fashion and apparel. The 2021 report looks in-depth into how transparency in the cotton sector is evolving, the challenges and opportunities in viscose production and what needs to be done to drive greater social compliance within apparel supply chains.

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News Archive
2021-09-30

Gap Inc. releases 2020 Global Sustainability Report

2021-09-30

Sustainable Apparel Coalition and Higg welcome Tommy Hilfiger as the newest brand partner to launch Sustainability Profiles

2021-09-30

The answer to your hunt for renewable materials: The Renewable Materials Conference

2021-09-30

SGL Carbon installs photovoltaic system at its site in Ort im Innkreis, Austria

2021-09-30

The VF Foundation announces $5.5 Million in community investments

2021-09-30

Suominen shifting to fossil-free electricity in Europe

2021-09-29

The Freudenberg House of Sustainability: Sustainability concept with more than 500 sustainable and innovative solutions

2021-09-23

3D BioFibR Inc. raises new capital to scale up manufacturing in an oversubscribed round

2021-09-23

Better Cotton joins industry leaders and experts to drive impact on the Sustainable Apparel Coalition Board of Directors

2021-09-23

Content Claim Standard 3.0 launched

2021-09-23

With MADE IN GREEN by OEKO-TEX®, Evolon® receives certification for sustainable production and safe products

2021-09-23

Lenzing celebrates one year launch of carbon-zero TENCEL™ branded fibers with expansion to REFIBRA™ technology

2021-09-23

H&M Group among the most engaged participants of the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative

2021-09-16

Global Textile and garment manufacturers initiative publishes white paper on commercial compliance

2021-09-16

Ahlström Collective Impact makes a significant investment into UNICEF’s Global Education Program