Sustainability

2021-01-14

Spinnova joins Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals community

Spinnova is happy to announce they have become a contributor of the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals’ Roadmap to Zero programme. ZDHC’s objective is to protect the planet by reducing the textile industry's chemical footprint.

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Sustainability

2021-01-07

From 18 to 22 January 2021, digital community format “Neonyt on Air” will be entering its second round. As well as its “Presenting Partners” Grüner Knopf, Hessnatur and Oeko-Tex, various fashion, digital and lifestyle experts will be discussing ways to achieve more transparency in the textile and fashion industry. Personalities from the worlds of politics, IT and finance will also be providing important input on sustainable innovations.

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Sustainability

2021-01-07

Ranging from football jerseys made with recycled polyester to the vegan version of the iconic Stan Smith – in 2021, for the first time, more than 60 percent of all adidas products will be made with sustainable materials. This means, for example, that they will be made with recycled polyester or consist of sustainable cotton. With that, adidas moves closer toward its objective to end plastic waste. From 2024 onward, adidas will shift to using only recycled polyester. Since 2018, the company has been using exclusively sustainable cotton.

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Sustainability

2020-12-17

Last year, dozens of emerging fashion talents competed for a final spot in the world’s largest sustainable fashion design competition – Redress Design Award – and starting today, the winning looks of 2020 can be seen in a new exhibition at the Fashion for Good Museum. The competition is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year, which is why the work of a number of successful alumni has been added to the exhibition. Alumni looks and products are also sold exclusively in the Fashion for Good museum shop.

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Sustainability

2020-12-17

Cone Denim®, a global leader in denim authenticity and sustainable innovation, is proud to announce its membership with the U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol. Cone Denim joins as one of the first denim partners and a leading global provider of denim fabrics made from an ethically sourced and verifiable cotton supply.

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Sustainability

2021-01-14

Green Deal Textiles: German textile industry is a frontrunner when it comes to implementing the EU Commission's climate targets

Textile Research Council (Forschungskuratorium Textil - FKT) and Textile Machinery Association of the German Engineering Federation (Fachverband Textilmaschinen - VDMA) present solutions in the field of "Clean Water".

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Sustainability

2021-01-14

Teijin introduces internal carbon pricing system

Teijin Limited announced today that it has introduced an internal carbon pricing (ICP) system for capital investment plans throughout the group. The ICP mechanism creates economic incentives to reduce CO2 emissions by quantifying CO2 emissions as costs that the company can consider when making investment decisions, ultimately to help address the problem of climate change. Teijin will apply its ICP system to all future capital investment plans that are expected to impact the group’s CO2 emissions.

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Sustainability

2021-01-07

Indorama Ventures wins sustainable business awards Thailand moving towards creating a sustainable economy

Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), a global sustainable chemical producer, has been recognized by the 'Sustainable Business Awards (SBA) 2019 Thailand' in seven categories by Global Initiatives, a global sustainable organization that is driving and supporting the business sector to achieve sustainability goals. The awards reflect IVL's commitment to being a leading corporation striving to create a sustainable economy.

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Sustainability

2020-12-17

Gap Inc. joins both U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol and Textile Exchange’s 2025 sustainable cotton challenge

Today leading global apparel company Gap Inc. has joined the U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol and Textile Exchange’s 2025 Sustainable Cotton Challenge as part of its integrated sustainability strategy and to help it achieve its commitment to use only 100% sustainably-sourced cotton by 2025.

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Sustainability

2020-12-17

Global Organic Textile Standard and the UK Organic Trade Board announce partnership

Two organic organisations have joined forces to work together to support the organic textile sector in the UK.

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Sustainability

2020-12-17

“Neonyt on Air”: shaping the future of sustainable fashion together – the Neonyt community shows how it's done

The Grüner Knopf (Green Button) government-run certification label by the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development, German fair fashion pioneer Hessnatur and the Oeko-Tex Association, partner for certification systems, are the “Presenting Partners” of digital community format “Neonyt on Air”. From 18-22 January 2021, representatives from these organisations and several other speakers from the sustainability fashion scene will be discussing a transparent textile value chain and everything it entails: from accountability, transparency and green financing to sustainable sourcing and blockchain solutions.

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Sustainability

2020-12-17

VF Corporation stands up for human rights, endorses the United Nations Global Compact and the Women’s Empowerment Principles

VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear, and accessories, today announced its commitment to the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) and the Women’s Empowerment Principles.

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Sustainability

2020-12-17

Hyosung Advanced Materials awarded the best grade by CDP for dealing with climate change

Hyosung Advanced Materials was awarded the best grade by Carbon Disclosure Project CDP), a world-famous institution, for its global efforts to cope with climate changes.

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