Sustainability

2018-07-12

Decathlon visiting RadiciGroup, focus on sustainability

An exchange of experiences in the light of sustainability: this is how it is possible to qualify the gathering together of sixty Decathlon workers from all over the world who visited RadiciGroup Headquarters along with two production plants. After a morning session "in the classroom" the delegation moved to the production sites of Villa d'Ogna (Bergamo) and was able to see how polymerization of nylon 6, yarn processing, and engineering plastics manufacturing occur.

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Sustainability

2018-06-25

Textile-finishing innovator Devan Chemicals recently launched a technology to make textiles free from allergens shed by cats and dogs. Purissimo™ is a probiotic-based solution and therefore completely natural. The technology was inspired by their experience with Purotex®, a successful allergen reduction solution that has been used in bedding for more than ten years.

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Sustainability

2018-06-21

Beaulieu International Group (B.I.G.) today announced the results of its global multimodal logistics platform which uses waterway transport to reduce its dependency on truck transport. This successful programme reduced the company’s container transport-related CO2 emissions by 36% in 2017 and is scheduled to achieve a further 55% reduction in the coming years.

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Sustainability

2018-06-13

Garmon Chemicals, CCI, COTTONSMITH, a COTTON USA brand license, and the College of Fashion and Design, Donghua University, jointly held the event “Cotton Creation Era - Denim Creative Design Award Ceremony” at Naked Hub in Shanghai. From cotton elds to clothing, from soil to ready-made garments, all parties work together to innovate cotton life and promote the traceability and sustainability of cotton raw materials and fabrics, design and production.

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Sustainability

2018-05-29

Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, has presented an aniline-free* denim indigo dye at the recent Planet Textiles 2018 Conference in Vancouver, Canada. The brand new dye provides a non-toxic way to produce the traditional, iconic indigo blue that consumers associate with denim and jeans.

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Sustainability

2018-06-28

Cooperation by Borealis and Henkel produces plastic bottle and nozzle composed 100% of post-consumer recycled material

Borealis, a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers, announces the successful launch of a new packaging solution produced entirely with post-consumer recycled (PCR) material. Developed in close collaboration with the German consumer and industrial goods company Henkel and two additional value chain partners, this truly sustainable packaging solution is further evidence of how mtm plastics GmbH, a member of the Borealis Group, is helping increase the circularity of plastics.

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Sustainability

2018-05-31

Updated flushability guidelines to help consumers released

EDANA and INDA, the leading global trade associations representing consumer wipes manufacturers and supply chains, announce publication of an update to their strict guidelines for labelling of non-flushable wipes and for assessing the flushability of disposable nonwoven wipes.

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Sustainability

2018-05-24

JACK & JONES counts on organIQ of the CHT Group

With its LOW IMPACT DENIM (LID) collection the JACK & JONES brand which belongs to the Danish company BESTSELLER sets now new standards in the field of environmentally friendly jeans manufacturing.

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Sustainability

2018-05-24

Ski lifestyle: performance and recyclability

This morning, the coaches of the RadiciGroup Ski Club were presented with a new 100% nylon gilet, made by RadiciGroup with the collaboration of the companies in its 100% European production chain. The gilet will be worn in the future by all RadiciGroup Ski Club athletes. This monomaterial garment was developed within an ecodesign framework and can, therefore, be easily recycled mechanically at the end of its life, thus becoming a secondary raw plastic material to be used for technical and industrial applications.

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Sustainability

2018-05-20

ISKO becomes a signatory member of ZDHC foundation

ISKO is the first and only Turkish manufacturer to become a signatory member of ZDHC foundation. This decision highlights the company’s commitment not to use harmful substances as a core part of its holistic Responsible Innovation™ vision.

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Sustainability

2018-05-17

ISKO at Copenhagen Fashion Summit

ISKO, a leading, global denim ingredient brand, showcases the future of responsible denim at the Copenhagen Fashion Summit, 2018.

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Sustainability

2018-05-17

Industry leaders join forces to Make Fashion Circular

Some of the biggest names in fashion are joining forces to create a thriving industry based on the principles of a circular economy. As core partners of Make Fashion Circular, Burberry Group plc; Gap Inc.; H&M; HSBC, NIKE, Inc.; and Stella McCartney, will work with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation to radically redesign the fashion industry. Together they will deliver the solutions needed to meet the changing demands and expectations of society, and address the issues that have seen the fashion industry become one of the most polluting and wasteful operating today.

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Sustainability

2018-05-03

The key to confidence: What does it take to build trust with busy, sustainability-minded consumers?

In the age of “fake news” and “greenwashing,” it’s no surprise that 64% of consumers in “The Key To Confidence: Consumers and Textile Sustainability—Mindsets, Changing Behaviors, and Outlooks” who were aware of eco-textiles claimed that they check at least some of the time to see if sustainability claims are true.

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