Sustainability

2024-03-28

‘Waste Hero’ recycling education program delivers significant social value in Indonesia and the Philippines

Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited, a global sustainable chemical company, in partnership with Yunus Foundation (Thailand) and The Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization for Sufficiency Economy Philosophy for Sustainability Regional Centre for Sufficiency Economy Philosophy for Sustainability (SEAMEO SEPS) , announced that its ‘Waste Hero’ recycling education program achieved substantial success in 2023, including reaching 420,332 educators and youths globally and generating significant social returns on investment in Indonesia and the Philippines.

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Sustainability

2024-03-21

Lenzing remains a sustainability champion and prepares for the European Green Deal­­

The Lenzing Group, a leading global producer of regenerated cellulosic fibers for the textile and nonwovens industries, has published a combined annual and sustainability report for the first time, reaffirming the strategic importance of social and environmental responsibility for the company. The report on the 2023 financial year was once again prepared in digital form and is now available at reports.lenzing.com: With the title “Ready to join?”, Lenzing would like to extend an invitation to all customers and partners to join forces to renew the textile and nonwovens industries and bring about positive change.

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Sustainability

2024-03-21

Romania provides untapped opportunities for Europe’s bio-based sector and green growth

The Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC), Europe’s leading industry association putting circularity, innovation and sustainability at the heart of the European bioeconomy, has published an updated version of its Country Report on Romania, “Mapping Romania’s bio-based potential”.

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Sustainability

2024-03-21

Pincroft produces nearly 70% of own electricity

European textile dyer, printer, and finisher, Pincroft, released the company’s latest energy saving figures after investing €3.5m in a new Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plant for its site, where the manufacturer is now able to produce its own electricity and recycle heat for use across its textile operations.

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Sustainability

2024-03-14

PUMA reduces greenhouse gas emissions by 24% in 2023

Sports company PUMA reduced its greenhouse gas emissions by 24% in 2023 compared to 2022, despite a strong sales growth.

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Sustainability

2024-04-18

YKK adopts low-carbon aluminum for use in zippers

YKK Corporation is pleased to report that it will begin purchasing alloy wires that utilize low-carbon aluminum, with the aim of making a staged transition from conventional aluminum alloy zippers to eco-friendly zippers which use low-carbon aluminum.

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Sustainability

2024-04-18

Textile Exchange releases "The Future of Synthetics" report

In a new report released by Textile Exchange, titled "The Future of Synthetics," the fashion, apparel, and textile industry are called upon to swiftly transition away from new fossil fuel extraction for synthetic materials. The report provides essential guidance for brands seeking to make this critical shift.

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Sustainability

2024-03-28

H&M’s Annual and Sustainability Report 2023 is published

H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB’s Annual and Sustainability Report for the financial year 2023 launched today and is available on the group’s website. The report provides the yearly overview of H&M Group’s progress towards its integrated financial and sustainability goals. A printed version will be sent by post to shareholders that have requested it.

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Sustainability

2024-03-21

GOTS applauds European Parliament’s vote on the Green Claims Directive

The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) applauds last week’s vote by the European Parliament to ban unverified 'green' product labels by enforcing stricter rules to back green claims and labels. By obligating companies to submit evidence about environmental marketing claims – including advertising and labelling products as ‘biodegradable’, ‘less polluting’, ‘water saving’, or having ‘bio-based content’ – consumers will be able to make better informed decisions about the sustainability of their purchases.

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Sustainability

2024-03-21

Jeanologia calls for shared responsability on World Water Day

Coinciding with World Water Day celebrations and under the slogan "Water, a shared responsibility," the eco-efficient textile technology company, Jeanologia, calls on this productive sector, appealing for a real change, away from greenwashing and towards concrete and collective action.

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Sustainability

2024-03-21

Fashion for Good welcomes ten new innovators to its 2024 innovation programme

Building on a renewed five-year strategy, Fashion for Good selects ten new innovators for its 2024 programme to receive tailored support validating their technologies. This cohort represents an increased focus on novel footwear material and recycling technologies, man-made cellulosics, and nylon recycling.

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Sustainability

2024-03-14

CEO Andrew Morlet will leave the Foundation in 2025

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation was launched in 2010 with a small team based on the Isle of Wight working to promote an idea that was, at that time, virtually unknown. The Foundation set itself a mission of accelerating the transition from a linear take-make-waste model to a circular economy that eliminates waste and pollution, circulates products and materials, and regenerates nature, all by design.

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Sustainability

2024-02-29

Sustainable Apparel Coalition rebrands as Cascale

The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) enters a new phase of positive impact, rebranding as Cascale , a global nonprofit alliance that empowers collaboration to drive equitable and restorative business practices in the consumer goods industry. Spanning over 300 retailers, brands, manufacturers, governments, academics, industry associations, and NGOs/nonprofits around the globe, Cascale’s members are united by a singular vision: to catalyze impact at scale and give back more than they take to the planet and its people.

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News Archive
2024-02-29

The VF Foundation is bridging the gender gap in garment sector automation

2024-02-29

UNIFI®, makers of REPREVE®, commits to transforming the equivalent of 1.5 billion t-shirts worth of textile and yarn waste by FY2030

2024-02-22

Shadow Environment Minister calls on textile industry to act on the environment

2024-02-22

Well thought out: generating own energy with solar panels

2024-02-16

The Microfibre Consortium launches new online course to help manufacturers tackle fibre fragmentation in wastewater

2024-02-15

Lenzing raises the bar significantly in the fight against the climate crisis

2024-02-15

Borealis and Axpo sign two new long-term wind PPAs

2024-02-15

The Foundation joins NGOs urging Biden Administration to accelerate action on plastic pollution

2024-02-08

Sustainable Apparel Coalition and Social & Labor Convergence Program elevate collaborative work to transform global supply chains

2024-02-08

Shaping a future without PFAS

2024-01-25

Eastman and Reformation team up to launch new sustainable bridal styles

2024-01-25

H&M Group and Alight sign power purchase agreements to build 3 new solar parks in Sweden

2024-01-18

Hohenstein releases 2023 sustainability report

2024-01-18

PFI confirms: water-based technology from Trans-Textil and Covestro is free of animal components

2024-01-12

OEKO-TEX® New regulations 2024

2024-01-11

FASHION FOR GOOD unveils five-year strategy shifting to scale innovation in fashion

2023-12-21

From Montréal to Morocco: Circle Economy Foundation’s impact was global in 2023

2023-12-21

Hohenstein and Under Armour present test kit for textile microfibre shedding

2023-12-21

New certification label recognised for the Green Button 2.0

2023-12-21

Towards advanced CO2 utilisation and a defossilisation of the chemical industry

2023-12-20

Looking forward beyond leather: Vesta Corporation has proudly presented its first Sustainability Report

2023-12-14

Hyundai strengthens sustainability commitment with healthy seas and ghost diving USA partnership

2023-12-14

FENC earns national recognition at Sustainable Development Awards

2023-12-14

ZDHC Solutions Conference 2023

2023-12-07

How can we redesign the future of fashion?

2023-12-06

Textile Exchange releases the 2023 edition of its Materials Market Report

2023-12-06

bluesign Technologies joins PPAI as their latest business service member

2023-11-30

Textile Exchange publicly launches eTrackit – An electronic traceability offering for its certified materials

2023-11-30

GOTS Pilot Project creates pathway for small operators to attain certification

2023-11-30

ECOSYSTEX and CISUTAC at WhiteCycle Workshop