Sustainability

2020-09-17

Inditex donates 750,000 garments to refugees through UNHCR

Inditex is set to donate 750,000 garments from its various brands to the Spanish Committee of the Agency of the United Nations High Commision for Refugees (UNHCR) for distribution at seven refugee camps in Rwanda. These camps are sheltering around 149,000 displaced individuals, mainly from the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Burundi.

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Sustainability

2020-09-10

Cecilia Brännsten presents H&M Group's ambition for biodiversity during WWF's presentation of the Living Planet Report 2020.

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Sustainability

2020-09-10

adidas today provided an update against its Creating Lasting Change Now commitments, which are focused on driving greater diversity, equality and inclusion within the company and in communities.

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Sustainability

2020-08-27

Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, today announces that Dyneema® is driving the performance of Team Sunweb’s protective cycling jerseys in the 2020 Tour de France. Together with its partners, Team Sunweb and Craft Sportswear, DSM has helped to deliver a jersey that, when combined with a protective baselayer, offers cyclists effective abrasion protection at speeds up to 60km/h, while also reducing the severity of open wounds at even higher speeds. In this way, DSM underlines its commitment to protect people and the environment they live in.

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Sustainability

2020-07-29

BASF will provide its customers with total values of CO2 emissions, so called “carbon footprints” for all of its products. The Product Carbon Footprint (PCF) comprises all product-related greenhouse gas emissions that occur until the BASF product leaves the factory gate for the customer: from the purchased raw material to the use of energy in production processes.

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Sustainability

2020-09-16

RadiciGroup bets on research and innovation: sets up Radici InNova consortium

RadiciGroup has announced the founding of Radici InNova, a non-profit consortium, to carry out the Group’s strategic aims of ensuring business continuity, improving corporate competitiveness and creating value for the community.

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Sustainability

2020-09-10

Bioeconomy worth 2.4 trillion EUR to the European economy as bio-based industries mark sizeable jump in turnover

The often-underrated bio-based industries continue their ascent marking a total contribution of 750 billion EUR to the European economy in 2017, a notable increase of 50 billion EUR (+>7%) compared to 2016. The nova-Institute report commissioned by the Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) also indicated that the bio-based industries employ 3.6 million people in the EU-28.

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Sustainability

2020-09-10

VF Corporation and its Timberland® Brand collaborate with Redress to support the next generation of sustainable fashion designers

VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, together with its Timberland® brand, today announced a collaboration with environmental charity Redress for the Redress Design Award 2020. Through the collaboration, VF and the Timberland® brand will lend their experience and expertise in sustainability to support the education and professional development of the industry’s next generation of sustainable fashion designers and champion the move toward a circular economy.

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Sustainability

2020-09-03

Chemical industry on the pathway to renewable carbon

This summer the first survey on renewable carbon in the chemical industry was conducted. 20 to 25% of the carbon supply is already renewable.

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Sustainability

2020-08-06

AATCC announces new 2020 sustainability special issue of AATCC journal of research

The AATCC Journal of Research (AJOR), AATCC’s flagship peer-reviewed textile science journal, is now in its seventh year of publication. In addition to AJOR’s regular bimonthly issues, available to members and subscribers, AATCC publishes occasional AJOR Special Issues on topics of importance to the textile industry. These Special Issues are free access and available to all.

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Sustainability

2020-07-16

Indorama ventures becomes first chemical company TCFD supporter reinforcing sustainability and ESG leadership in Thailand

Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), a global chemical producer, has become a Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) Supporter. IVL is the first chemical company in Thailand and the second chemical company in Southeast Asia to become a TCFD supporter by volunteering to comply with TCFD recommendations and supporting their climate change agenda. Becoming an official Supporter cements the company's commitment towards and leadership in sustainability, embedding Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factors in IVL's business operations.

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Sustainability

2020-07-16

Suominen has signed a credit facility agreement linked to sustainability targets

Suominen has entered into a single-currency syndicated revolving credit facility agreement of EUR 100 million with a maturity of three years with two one-year extension options. The lenders for the facility are Danske Bank A/S, Finland Branch and Nordea. The new credit facility includes leverage ratio and gearing as financial covenants.

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Sustainability

2020-07-16

Indorama Ventures becomes first chemical company TCFD Supporter reinforcing sustainability and ESG leadership in Thailand

Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), a global chemical producer, has become a Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) Supporter. IVL is the first chemical company in Thailand and the second chemical company in Southeast Asia to become a TCFD supporter by volunteering to comply with TCFD recommendations and supporting their climate change agenda. Becoming an official Supporter cements the company's commitment towards and leadership in sustainability, embedding Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factors in IVL's business operations.

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