Sustainability

2021-02-08

DSM partners with Sympatex Technologies to launch mass-balanced bio-based Arnitel® specialty materials

Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in nutrition, health and sustainable living, today announces that its DSM Engineering Materials business will launch mass-balanced bio-based Arnitel®, a thermoplastic elastomer, together with Sympatex Technologies. In this way, DSM Engineering Materials is taking the next step on its sustainability journey and enabling its customers to transition to a more circular and bio-based economy.

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Sustainability

2021-02-04

Textile testing provider Hohenstein has been authorized by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) to verify compliance for the Green Button, a German government certification for sustainable textiles. Now, in addition to certification for MADE IN GREEN by OEKO-TEX®, a qualifier for the Green Button, Hohenstein certifies for the 46 Green Button criteria.

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Sustainability

2021-02-03

Archroma, a global leader in specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, today announced a strategic partnership with technology innovator CleanKore, aiming to advance sustainable dyeing processes throughout the denim supply chain.

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Sustainability

2021-01-28

W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) has published its 2020 Responsibility Update for the Fabrics Division. It shares details on how the Division plans to leverage the newly introduced sustainability framework by using sound science, transparency and cooperation with others to provide innovative solutions to both its customers and the industry.

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Sustainability

2021-01-21

Berry Global Group, Inc. (NYSE: BERY) announced its investment in an energy efficiency retrofit program to reduce its carbon emissions. In 2019, Berry launched its Impact 2025 strategy, where Berry pledged to increase its positive environmental impact through products, performance, and partners by the year 2025. Keeping its word, Berry’s new investment with efficiency-as-a-service (EEaaS) provider Redaptive, Inc. will result in a significant energy reduction across the Berry enterprise.

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Sustainability

2021-02-25

How to utilise CO2? The nominees for the innovation award “Best CO2 Utilisation 2021” have the answers!

Carbon capture and utilisation (CCU) is one of the most obvious solutions to further reduce CO2 emissions, but it is yet still hardly exploited. However, these six nominated technologies turn CO2 into value: ethanol, methanol, polyols, surfactants or syngas – the audience will choose the winner at the “9th Conference on CO2-based Fuels and Chemicals”, 23–24 March 2021, online!

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Sustainability

2021-02-18

10 years Apparel Coalition

To celebrate ten years of bold progress, the Apparel Coalition is proud to release #SACDecadeinReview. This report highlights SAC accomplishments from the past decade, illustrates the impact of the Higg Index tools, and lays out the framework for our new, ambitious goals.

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Sustainability

2021-02-18

Eastman ranked 27th on Barron’s list of 100 Most Sustainable Companies

Eastman (NYSE:EMN) ranks No. 27 on Barron's 2021 list of the Most Sustainable Companies in the United States. To arrive at its list of the 100 Most Sustainable Companies, Barron's analyzed performance by the 1,000 largest U.S. publicly traded companies on a wide range of indicators related to sustainability and environment, social and corporate governance (ESG).

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Sustainability

2021-02-18

VF Corporation allocates green bond net proceeds to advance ambitious science based targets

VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies, today announced it has fully allocated the net proceeds from its inaugural green bond issued last year, which totaled approximately €493 million.

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Sustainability

2021-02-11

Organic textile sector reaches a significant milestone in testing for genetically modified (GMO) cotton

In 2019, Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS), the Organic Cotton Accelerator (OCA) and Textile Exchange partnered to develop the ISO IWA 32:2019 protocol to create a common language among laboratories worldwide to screen for the potential presence of genetically modified (GM) cotton along the organic cotton value chain.

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Sustainability

2021-02-11

VF Corporation partners with Pattrn® to launch pew “Sustainable Solutions” digital media series

VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies, today announced that it has partnered with Pattrn®, sister brand to The Weather Channel, to launch a new digital media series that highlights the company’s innovative solutions to address climate change. The new series will launch February 9, 2021, on all Pattrn social media channels.

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Sustainability

2021-02-11

Teijin commits to science based targets within two years to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Teijin Limited announced today that it has committed to be validated as Science Based Targets (SBT) within two years based on a commitment letter that the company submitted to SBT Initiative (SBTi) on January 25.

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Sustainability

2021-02-08

ISKO teams up with HIGH to create two unique, classic pieces.

Creative, practical and beautiful, the HIGH Spring Summer 2021 collection incorporates ISKO’s responsible solutions through the company’s advanced RTWO ™ concepts, combining disruptive fabric technology with the brand signature style and design.

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