Sustainability

2020-10-15

Report launch: Fashion innovation landscape in India

In a first of its kind report, Fashion for Good together with Circular Apparel Innovation Factory provide a comprehensive overview of the “State of Circular Innovation in the Indian Fashion and Textile Industries”, outlining the opportunities and solutions across the Indian supply chains that are enabling the industry to leap towards sustainability. India is a global leader in manufacturing and one of the largest consumer markets for fashion.

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Sustainability

2020-10-15

For this year’s Copenhagen Fashion Summit, our CEO Helena Helmersson sat down with Professor Johan Rockström, director at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research to discuss accelerating circularity and securing financial resilience, all while running on limited time.

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Sustainability

2020-10-08

Today, environmental not-for-profit organization Canopy and third-party auditor NEPCon released the independent audit results of Lenzing AG’s pulp sourcing. The audit of the company that creates products such TENCEL™ Viscose, TENCEL™ Modal, TENCEL™ Lyocell, and TENCEL™ Lyocell fibers with REFIBRA™ technology, confirms the industry-leading rating of low risk of sourcing wood from Ancient and Endangered Forests or other controversial sources.

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Sustainability

2020-10-01

Forward-looking approach in support of biodiversity has been recognized by Act4Nature International alongside 30 other companies.

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Sustainability

2020-10-01

Eleven leading companies from six countries founded the Renewable Carbon Initiative (RCI) in September 2020 under the leadership of nova-Institute (Germany). The aim of the initiative is to support and speed up the transition from fossil carbon to renewable carbon for all organic chemicals and materials.

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Sustainability

2020-10-15

Wall Street Journal names Eastman one of world’s most sustainably managed companies

The Wall Street Journal has named Eastman (NYSE: EMN) one of the 100 most sustainably managed companies in the world. This list by the publication is based on analysis by its experts on how well companies perform across a range of sustainability analytics, including environment, innovation and the workplace.

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Sustainability

2020-10-15

VF Corporation named one of America’s most JUST companies by Forbes and JUST capital

VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, today announced that it was named one of America’s Most JUST Companies for its commitment to serving its workers, customers, communities, the environment, and shareholders.

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Sustainability

2020-10-08

Teijin signs UNGC statement from business leaders for new international cooperation

Teijin Limited announced today that the company’s president and CEO, Jun Suzuki, signed the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC)’s Statement from Business Leaders for Renewed Global Cooperation on September 21.

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Sustainability

2020-10-01

adidas successfully places its first sustainability bond

Today, adidas successfully placed its first sustainability bond as the company continues to execute on its ambitious long-term sustainability roadmap while at the same time further optimizing its capital structure and financing costs. The € 500 million bond has a term of 8 years and a coupon of 0.00%. It will be listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange and has denominations of € 100,000 each. The offering was more than five times oversubscribed.

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Sustainability

2020-09-24

Eastman Naia™ and DuPont Biomaterials collaborate to launch new sustainable fabric collection

To meet a growing demand for sustainable fashion options, Eastman and DuPont Biomaterials today announced the launch of a fabric collection made with sustainable, biobased materials. The collaboration blends Naia™ from Eastman and DuPont™ Sorona® fibers to create garments with exceptional stretch and recovery, luxurious drape and a smooth, soft hand feel.

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Sustainability

2020-09-24

Lenzing Group further improves its sustainability rating

In its latest report, ISS ESG, one of the most recognized rating agencies in the field of sustainability, raised the Lenzing Group’s sustainability rating from “C+” to “B-”, the highest rating in the category “Paper & Forest Products“, positioning the Lenzing Group among the top 10 percent of rated companies. The “Prime Status” of the Lenzing Group has also been confirmed.

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Sustainability

2020-09-23

Kelheim Fibres nominated for the Sustainability Heroes Award

Kelheim Fibres has been selected as afinalistfor the Sustainability Heroes Award in the category “Sustainable Innovation”. The award is presented by DQS (German Association for Sustainability) and DGQ (German Association for Quality) to pioneers in sustainability and aimsto further encourageactive involvementin this field.

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Sustainability

2020-09-17

Inditex donates 750,000 garments to refugees through UNHCR

Inditex is set to donate 750,000 garments from its various brands to the Spanish Committee of the Agency of the United Nations High Commision for Refugees (UNHCR) for distribution at seven refugee camps in Rwanda. These camps are sheltering around 149,000 displaced individuals, mainly from the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Burundi.

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