Sustainability

2023-01-26

OECD Forum on Due Diligence in the garment and footwear sector

From 13 - 17 February 2023, the OECD Forum will bring together representatives of governments, companies, trade unions, academia and civil society to discuss corporate due diligence in the garment and footwear sector. During this time, the OECD Forum on Due Diligence in the Garment and Footwear Sector will take place in Paris. Virtual participation is also possible.

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Sustainability

2023-01-26

The trend-setting Fashionsustain Conference by Messe Frankfurt will accompany the Neonyt in Düsseldorf for three days – parallel to the order situation – with attractive content on the focus of fashion & retail. The interviews, talks and workshops will be held from 28 to 30 January 2023 at the Areal Böhler as part of Neonyt in Düsseldorf, organised by Igedo Exhibitions, and will be aimed directly at the fashion trade and provide insights into how it can position itself more sustainably.

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Sustainability

2023-01-19

Following a rigorous approval process, OEKO-TEX® joins as an ISEAL Community Member.

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Sustainability

2023-01-19

In April 2022, the French Decree n° 2022-748, formerly known as the Loi AGEC (anti-waste law for a circular economy) was published. This Decree regulates and mandates certain information provided to consumers and will come into play this January 2023. The aim of this regulation is to provide consumers with information about the environmental qualities and characteristics of waste-generating products, including textiles.

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Sustainability

2023-01-19

Inditex will contribute €8.5 million to Caritas during the next three years to reinforce its clothing collection and reuse initiative, known as Moda Re-, and continue to fund upskilling, training and inclusion projects for people in need in Spain. Óscar García Maceiras, CEO of Inditex, and Manuel Bretón Romero, president of Caritas in Spain, signed a new agreement this morning in Madrid, extending the collaboration between the two entities, which dates back to 2007, until 2025.

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Sustainability

2023-01-26

Extension of the transition period for meeting the production requirements

In order to give companies more time for production planning and, if necessary, conversion, the scheme owner has decided to extend the transition period for compliance with the production requirements according to den Green Button 2.0 by one year to 31st July 2024.

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Sustainability

2023-01-26

Sustainable Apparel Coalition partners with Bangladesh Apparel Exchange

The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC), an independent and impact-creating organization that brings together around half of the apparel industry to enable positive social and environmental impact at scale, is pleased to announce its strategic partnership with the Bangladesh Apparel Exchange (BAE) for its fourth edition of the Sustainable Apparel Forum. The event aims to bring together stakeholders to discuss and exchange ideas on how to advance sustainability within the textile and apparel industry.

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Sustainability

2023-01-19

Sustainable Apparel Coalition to host Planet Textiles at ITMA 2023

The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) is pleased to announce it will be hosting the 2023 edition of Planet Textiles at this year’s Textile & Garment Technology Exhibition (ITMA 2023), the world’s largest international textile and garment technology exhibition, on June 12-13 at the Fiera Milano Rho exhibition center in Italy.

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Sustainability

2023-01-19

The Foundation will collaborate with WRAP and WEF to tackle plastic pollution

The Foundation’s Plastics Initiative is joining forces with the World Economic Forum’s Global Plastic Action Partnership (GPAP) and international climate action NGO WRAP, to ensure more efficient knowledge sharing across their combined network.

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Sustainability

2023-01-12

OEKO-TEX® new regulations 2023

Creating trust within the textile and leather industry and for its customers is the mission of OEKO-TEX®. Since trust is based on consistently high quality, the OEKO-TEX® Association is again publishing updates to the applicable test criteria, limit values and guidelines for its certifications.

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Sustainability

2023-01-05

Sustainable Apparel Coalition launches Higg Facility Environmental Module 4.0 Technical Paper

The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC), an independent and impact-creating organization that brings together around half of the apparel industry to enable positive social and environmental impact at scale, has today published its Higg Facility Environmental Module (FEM) 4.0 Technical Paper (“the Paper”). The Higg FEM 4.0 will be officially released in November 2023, but, to provide transparency to users and to allow them to prepare for the new version, the SAC is giving access to the Higg FEM 4.0 content through the Paper, which is now available on the SAC website.

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Sustainability

2023-01-05

Understanding the pitfalls of unintentional greenwashing.

What is unintentional greenwashing? Recycler Recover has taken up the topic and provides a comprehensive explanation, including its own approach.

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Sustainability

2022-12-21

Inditex and WWF partner to restore threatened ecosystems in Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America

Inditex and WWF have agreed a three-year partnership agreement with the goal of investing in nature restoration and working on transformational projects. A total of nine WWF projects across North Africa, Europe, Asia and Latin America will benefit, with a focus on forest restoration and conservation, water basin restoration and conservation and species and habitat protection.

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News Archive
2022-12-21

Hyosung Advanced Materials acquires ‘Gold Medal’ from EcoVadis for 2 consecutive years.

2022-12-21

OEKO-TEX® RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS certification

2022-12-21

INVISTA polypropylene earns silver EcoVadis sustainability rating

2022-12-15

The Sustainable Apparel Coalition launches decarbonization program to drive SBT adoption and reduction in emissions across the fashion industry

2022-12-15

Eastman partnership will help with Brazilian forest restoration

2022-12-15

C&A teams up with circular bioeconomy start-up traceless materials to replace plastic hooks

2022-12-15

Carbios publishes first Sustainability Report and underscores commitment to circularity and environmental responsibilities

2022-12-15

Lenzing recognized for the second year in a row as global sustainable leader with triple “A” score by CDP

2022-12-15

Into the comfort zone

2022-12-15

Indorama Ventures listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) for the sixth consecutive year

2022-12-15

H&M group signs a power purchase agreement with Neoen and Alight for a new solar park in Sweden (90 MWp)

2022-12-08

Bemberg™ by Asahi Kasei announces the achievement of the OK biodegradable MARINE certification

2022-12-08

Shoes with that certain something

2022-12-08

H&M Group is using its influence to push for mandatory biodiversity disclosure targets

2022-12-01

Hohenstein certifies textiles in the Hamburger Sport Verein (HSV) fan store with OEKO-TEX® MADE IN GREEN

2022-11-30

Inditex and BASF develop the first detergent designed to reduce microfiber release from textiles during washing

2022-11-24

ZDHC transitions to Competence Centres structure

2022-11-24

Entreculturas gets 10 million Euros from Inditex

2022-11-24

Models showcase Infinna™ in Finland’s Top Model episode

2022-11-23

Indorama Ventures wins ‘Top Sustainability Advocate in Asia’ by the Asia Corporate Excellence and Sustainability Awards

2022-11-21

ISKO confirms its commitment as a global sustainability player.

2022-11-17

Global brands drive momentum on transition to forest-friendly supply chains

2022-11-17

Change of leadership at Textile Exchange

2022-11-17

SABIC highlights its innovative actions to combat climate change at Saudi Green Initiative Forum

2022-11-17

ECO PASSPORT by OEKO-TEX® for inks by Durst

2022-11-17

Teijin to partner with European carbon-management firms for accelerated reduction of greenhouse gas emissions

2022-11-17

Lenzing tops Canopy’s globally renowned “Hot Button Ranking” 2022

2022-11-17

Lenzing introduces carbon neutral lyocell fibers from U.S. specialty production site

2022-11-17

H&M Group further invests in the decarbonisation of its value chain

2022-11-10

Textile Exchange Conference