Sustainability

2017-05-22

Huge exhibitor demand for Greenshowroom and Ethical Fashion Show Berlin

The trade fair duo Greenshowroom and Ethical Fashion Show Berlin will start the coming summer season with a new location, fresh impetus and a special focus on retail. The new Funkhaus Berlin abode in particular has met with great enthusiasm and promises to give the three-day fashion event during the Berlin Fashion Week (4-6 July 2017) an extra boost.

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Sustainability

2017-06-15

Award Recognizes Company for Commercial Innovation in Biomaterials Space. DuPont was honored with the award for its innovation in the bio-based materials market and its commitment to shaping future development in the industry.

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Sustainability

2017-05-18

Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, today announced its latest collaboration with Patagonia, the American clothing company founded by Yvon Chouinard in 1973.

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Sustainability

2017-05-11

At Techtextil in Frankfurt from 9 - 12 May 2017, Lenzing is presenting for the very first time the botanic solution for agriculture featuring Lenzing™ fibers.

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Sustainability

2017-04-04

With its attributes 'renewable', 'recyclable' and 'biodegradable', the Bremen Cotton Exchange sees cotton as one of the most sustainable raw materials on the planet from an ecological, social and economic point of view.

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Sustainability

2017-04-27

Concrete steps for a global sustainable garment value chains

EURATEX welcomes the European Commission new working document and the efforts of the European Parliament for global sustainable garment value chains and looks forward to supporting the achievement of concrete results in the next steps.

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Sustainability

2017-03-30

LEATHER STANDARD by OEKO-TEX®: First certificates issued

In time for its 25-year anniversary, the OEKO-TEX® Association has expanded its product portfolio to cater for the leather sector with the LEATHER STANDARD by OEKO-TEX®. The first certifications are being carried out with the sheepskin producers G.L. Bowron and Gerberei Hofbrucker, as well as with the retail chain LIDL. The group from Neckarsulm, Germany, will use the LEATHER STANDARD by OEKO-TEX® for advertising purposes across Europe. Further certificates are expected to be granted soon.

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Sustainability

2017-03-27

Textile Exchange Preferred Fiber & Materials benchmark report released

71 Companies have stepped up to the mark and put themselves forward for benchmarking against their peers and competitors in the Textile Exchange Preferred Fiber & Materials (PFM) Benchmark Program, linking their efforts to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Sustainability

2017-03-09

VAUDE focuses on "Made in Germany"

VAUDE’s new specialized production facility at its company headquarters in southern Germany, VAUDE Manufaktur, doesn’t look like a typical industrial building with its warm-toned, blond wood façade. The new 2-million euro production plant built by the outdoor outfitter began operation at the beginning of the year.

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Sustainability

2017-03-02

Greenshowroom and the Ethical Fashion Show Berlin move into the Funkhaus Berlin

It's official: Messe Frankfurt is moving to a new location with its trade fair duo. For the upcoming Berlin Fashion Week (4-6 July 2017), Greenshowroom and Ethical Fashion Show Berlin will welcome their international visitors to the Funkhaus Berlin for the first time.

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Sustainability

2017-02-23

TE calls for papers for the 2017 Textile Sustainability Conference

Textile Exchange, the global nonprofit organization that works to make the textile industry more sustainable, is calling for papers for the 2017 Textile Sustainability Conference which will take place in Washington, D.C. from 9th to 13th October. This year' s conference motto is ‘United in Action: Catalyzing the Sustainable Development Goals in Textiles’.

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Sustainability

2017-02-23

Official Verification: All standard Lenzing fibers are derived 100 percent from nature

Lenzing Viscose® and Lenzing Modal® fibers including all their product families were awarded the Biobased Product Label granted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The prestigious certification is further proof that all standard types of fibers produced by Lenzing are fully derived from the natural and renewable raw material wood.

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Sustainability

2017-02-09

Forward-looking biomass balance approach raises the renewables share in construction products

More and more companies are committed to greater sustainability and efficient resource use in production. A manufacturer of sandwich panels, BASF customer Falk Bouwsystemen B.V., Netherlands, also endeavors to supply its customers with products contributing to the use of renewable resources. To promote sustainable production throughout the value chain, BASF has developed the biomass balance approach and thus supports customers’ innovation and performance efforts.

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