Sustainability

2020-07-02

Carbios begins construction on industrial demonstration plant in final step to commercializing its PET recycling technology

Carbios (Euronext Growth Paris: ALCRB) a company pioneering new bio-industrial solutions to reinvent the lifecycle of plastic and textile polymers, announced the launch of the construction of its industrial demonstration plant for the enzymatic recycling of PET plastic. The demonstration plant is located near Lyon, in France’s Chemistry Valley, the French hub of innovation and industrial production in the chemical, environmental and cleantech sector. Carbios is supported and advised by TechnipFMC for the engineering and construction of this demonstration plant[1].

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Sustainability

2020-07-02

Sellpy has united second-hand lovers in Sweden since 2014. Now they are launching in Germany, making it possible for more customers to shop from a wide range of second-hand pieces or resell their pre-loved styles.

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Sustainability

2020-07-02

On the day that marks the fifth anniversary of their partnership, adidas and Parley for the Oceans are renewing their commitment to their mutual mission of helping to end the global plastic crisis, bringing eco-innovation and change to the industry, and driving the Material Revolution to replace plastic altogether.

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Sustainability

2020-06-26

ISKO and Bluesign announce their partnership for the creation of a cleaner, safer, and transparent world of denim. ISKO just released its landmark Sustainability Report, setting the target of achieving bluesign® APPROVED accreditation by the end of 2020.

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Sustainability

2020-06-25

As a strong advocate of sustainable production, DyStar is pleased to join the ZDHC Foundation, which manages the Roadmap to Zero Programme with the aim of phasing out hazardous chemicals in the textile, apparel, footwear and leather value chain by promoting safer chemistry and driving innovation.

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Sustainability

2020-07-02

IAF launches CO2 improve initiative

IAF is launching its ‘CO2 improve’ initiative today, aiming to help the worldwide fashion & lifestyle community to do better when it comes to CO2 emissions through fashion logistics. Han Bekke, IAF chairman explains: ‘Fashion supply chains cover the globe so the logistical operations in the fashion industry almost by definition add up to a very high level of pollution.

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Sustainability

2020-07-02

PrimaLoft and Fiberpartner announce new partnership

PrimaLoft, the leader in advanced material technology, announced a new partnership agreement with Fiberpartner, a global supplier of stapled fibers, technical yarns and plastics. This new licensing agreement allows for Fiberpartner to develop the use of Primaloft’s groundbreaking PrimaLoft® Bio™ technology in multiple new industries.

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Sustainability

2020-07-01

Sateri joins Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action

Sateri has signed the Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action, becoming the first viscose producer in China to support this global fashion agenda. An initiative convened by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), this charter calls on the fashion industry to support the goals of the Paris Agreement in limiting global temperature rise to well below two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels, by achieving 30per cent aggregate reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2030, including the supply chain.

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Sustainability

2020-06-25

Beyond MRSL conformance: Hohenstein and Scivera collaborate on pathway to verified, greener chemical formulations

Hohenstein and Scivera have streamlined the process for chemical suppliers to assess and validate preferred chemicals and to proactively improve formulations to ZDHC MRSL conformance level 3 and beyond for apparel, footwear and home textiles.

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Sustainability

2020-06-25

Gore presents a sustainability framework for its fabrics division

Today, W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) announced a new sustainability framework for its Gore Fabrics Division which reflects its long-term commitment to protecting people and the planet while prolonging product life and the well-being of people.

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Sustainability

2020-06-18

Green Science Alliance developed textile, fiber, yarn, film made of cellulose based biodegradable resin

Environmental problems such as plastic pollution, global warming due to human population explosion, are getting severe in the world and especially the microplastic problem in the marine environment is becoming a devastating issue. It is predicted that the amount of plastic garbage will be more than that of fish in the world by 2050. There are also some scientific reports that these microplastics are already in our human body. Therefore, plastic recycling, reduction of plastic usage itself, and biodegradable plastic usage and development, have been intensively challenged and carried out.

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Sustainability

2020-06-18

First keynote confirmed for OUTLOOK™ 2020!

EDANA has the pleasure to announce Jeffrey Saunders, founder of Nordic Foresight, as the first confirmed keynote speaker of the virtual OUTLOOK™ 2020. He is an expert in strategic futures studies and foresight.

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Sustainability

2020-06-11

ISKO’s first Sustainability Impact Report is out.

Accountability, responsibility and a solid commitment to use less and do better by the planet: this is what leading denim ingredient brand ISKO sets out to deal with in its first Sustainability Impact Report. In line with consumers’ demands of transparency, this detailed overview of ISKO™’s workshares what has been done and continues to be done within the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and ILO standardframeworks.

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