Sustainability

2021-04-08

Fashion for Good’s new exhibit ‘GROW’ shows the future of fashion's materials

Fruit skin fabric, mushroom ‘leather’, spider-silk, dye made by bacteria and algae; GROW, the new exhibition from the Fashion for Good Museum in Amsterdam explores the biomaterials and cutting-edge innovations that are shaping the sustainable future of fashion. What exactly are biomaterials? How sustainable are they and what makes them different from traditional fibres like cotton and hemp?

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Sustainability

2021-04-08

Over the past four weeks, Lenzing AG has worked intensively together with Palmers Textil AG to address the allegations concerning Hygiene Austria LP GmbH. Lenzing concluded that measures had to be taken immediately in light of the state of its public image.

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Sustainability

2021-04-01

The Sustainable Leather Foundation CIC and the OEKO-TEX® Association have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) under which the two parties will work collaboratively across a number of areas which will benefit the global leather industry.

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Sustainability

2021-04-01

This week marks the end of the transition period to phase out ZDHC Manufacturing Restricted Substances List (ZDHC MRSL) V1.1 since the release of ZDHC MRSL V2.0 in November 2019. During this period the latest version of the ZDHC MRSL was adopted.

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Sustainability

2021-04-01

H&M Group’s latest Sustainability Performance Report highlights the progress that has been made on our way towards a more sustainable fashion future.

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Sustainability

2021-04-01

Schoeller trusts in solar energy

Schoeller Textil AG is consuming its own energy, generated on the roofs of its production facility in Sevelen, where 2,838 solar modules currently cover 4,800 m2 of space.  Producing 950,000 kWh of solar energy in the first year in operation, Schoeller has used 85 percent of that energy for its own operations.

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Sustainability

2021-03-25

Hyosung carries out social contribution program to help self-reliance of Vietnamese single mothers

Hyosung is supporting economic independence of 100 single mothers in Thang Binh District in Vietnam’s central province of Quang Nam.

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Sustainability

2021-03-25

H&M Foundation commits SEK 300 million to help solve global challenges

With less than nine years to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals 2030 (SDG), it’s clear that the necessary changes are not happening at the speed or scale required. To accelerate progress, the H&M Foundation is broadening the commitment. Together with an ecosystem of over 30 partners we announce a new direction to tackle the world’s most urgent challenges. In a first step, we commit more than SEK 300 million to support initiatives and more is in the pipeline.

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Sustainability

2021-03-18

H&M Group and IndustriALL support the global garment industry

H&M Group and IndustriALL Global Union have issued a joint statement to support the global garment industry through the Covid-19 crisis.

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Sustainability

2021-03-11

ZDHC publishes the Wastewater System Operator Minimum Qualifications Guidelines

ZDHC provides a framework on water treatment operator qualifications to ensure wastewater is consistently and effectively treated before discharge.

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Sustainability

2021-03-11

ZDHC Gateway integrates the Open Apparel Registry ID

Integration of the Open Apparel Registry (OAR) Facility identifier (ID) into the ZDHC Gateway leads to improved insights about facilities, expediting collaboration between brands and facilities.

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Sustainability

2021-03-11

Berry Global issues 2020 Impact Report, highlighting continued focus on corporate sustainability amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Today, Berry Global Group, Inc. (NYSE: BERY), released its 2020 Impact Report and GRI Index against its Impact 2025 strategy. In addition to this year’s report, Berry has increased its sustainability transparency by adding a comprehensive Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Appendix, Sustainability Accounting Standards Board Response (SASB), and document aligning to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDG).

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Sustainability

2021-03-04

Reifenhäuser Group among top 50 at "Germany's best employers 2021

Reifenhäuser is one of the top 50 employers in Germany and the second best employer in the category "Mechanical and Plant Engineering". The family-owned company was thus chosen ahead of renowned groups such as Liebherr and Siemens.

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