Sustainability

2017-08-11

Consumer protection from the first day of life

Azo colourants in romper suites, organophosphorus compounds in rain jackets or pesticides in sheepskins. Again and again, frightening results on children’s clothing and other items from testing laboratories unsettle many parents. With the STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® and the new LEATHER STANDARD by OEKO-TEX®, OEKO-TEX® makes consumer labels available to retailers and manufacturers to help address the growing and affluent target group of health-conscious parents directly with respect to effective product safety.

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Sustainability

2017-08-09

These days, parents are not just concerned about quality and price when buying children’s clothing. They also want to have the good feeling that their purchase decision was right with regards to sustainability. The MADE IN GREEN by OEKO-TEX® label creates clarity with this: Labelled articles are harmless to health and sustainably produced, according to the valid OEKO-TEX® guidelines. All of this is communicated transparently to parents on a small label.

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Sustainability

2017-08-08

Jeanologia guides the Indonesian textile industry in its transformation to efficiency and sustainability. It establishes its presence as an expert technology partner for production centers looking for products that are equally innovative and ecological.

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Sustainability

2017-08-01

Reverdia’s Biosuccinium® has been used in the production of biobased materials for VAUDE’s new Skarvan range. As part of the completely redesigned Summer 2018 Shoe Collection, they offer consumers a sustainable choice of trekking shoe with high-end design and were unveiled at the OutDoor 2017 show in Friedrichshafen, Germany.

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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

2017-08-17

Regional finalists chosen for inaugural Young Champions of the Earth prize

The United Nations Environment Programme has announced a shortlist of regional finalists for the inaugural Young Champions of the Earth prize, a global competition sponsored by Covestro that aims to identify, support and celebrate outstanding individuals aged 18-30 who have big ideas to protect or restore the environment.

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Sustainability

2017-08-17

PVH Corp. honored with Sustainability Award

PVH Corp. (NYSE:PVH) announced that the Company was honored with the Sustainability Award at the Accessories Council 21st Annual ACE Awards. The Award is a testament to the Company’s sustainability accomplishments and ongoing commitment to making positive impacts for people, the environment and communities. The award was presented to PVH Corp. Chairman & CEO, Emanuel Chirico, by actress and fashion icon, Brooke Shields.

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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

2017-05-18

ARCHROMA’S EarthColors selected in Patagonia´s newest clean color collection

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

More sustainability in agriculture with Lenzing™ fibers

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

2017-04-27

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

2017-04-04

In a nutshell: Cotton is renewable, recyclable and 100% biodegradable

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

2017-03-30

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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