Sustainability

2020-10-22

Fashion and textiles industry keen to go green despite covid-19 pandemic

New research reveals the extent of the global fashion industry’s commitment to sustainability, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, with sustainability ranked as the second most important strategic objective for businesses in the sector[i].

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Sustainability

2020-10-22

Jamsil Creation Studio, which receives financial support from Hyosung, is holding an exhibition “The Value Linked Together” at the Seoul History Museum at Seosomun Historical Park from Oct. 16 until Nov. 4. The said event will display the works created by artists working at Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture and as part of a mentoring program for disabled children.

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Sustainability

2020-10-22

Teijin Limited announced today that it is supporting efforts to deal with the heavy oil spill caused by the running aground oft he cargo ship WAKASHIO off the shore of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean.

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Sustainability

2020-10-22

On Tuesday, October 20, 2020, the Lenzing Group was awarded the coveted “State Prize for Innovation”. Lenzing emerged as the winner with its project LENZING™ Web Technology and thus received the highest recognition for particularly innovative achievements in Austria. The novel process combines fiber and nonwovens production in only one step, setting new standards in terms of efficiency, circularity and ecological sustainability. Margarete Schramböck, Federal Minister for Digital and Economic Affairs, presented the award to Gert Kroner, Vice President Global Research & Development.

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Sustainability

2020-10-22

Seven of the world’s leading chemical companies have come together to launch Sustainable Chemistry for the Textile Industry (SCTI). With a commitment to collaboration, innovation and transformational change, the new alliance aims to lead the textile and leather industries towards a more sustainable future.

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Sustainability

2020-10-22

TANATEX Chemicals unites with other leading chemical companies to accelerate sustainability for the textile and leather industries.

TANATEX Chemicals has joined with six other world leading chemical companies to launch Sustainable Chemistry for the Textile Industry (SCTI). With a commitment to collaboration, innovation and transformational change, the new alliance aims to lead the textile and leather industries towards a more sustainable future.

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Sustainability

2020-10-15

Report launch: Fashion innovation landscape in India

In a first of its kind report, Fashion for Good together with Circular Apparel Innovation Factory provide a comprehensive overview of the “State of Circular Innovation in the Indian Fashion and Textile Industries”, outlining the opportunities and solutions across the Indian supply chains that are enabling the industry to leap towards sustainability. India is a global leader in manufacturing and one of the largest consumer markets for fashion.

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Sustainability

2020-10-15

Wall Street Journal names Eastman one of world’s most sustainably managed companies

The Wall Street Journal has named Eastman (NYSE: EMN) one of the 100 most sustainably managed companies in the world. This list by the publication is based on analysis by its experts on how well companies perform across a range of sustainability analytics, including environment, innovation and the workplace.

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Sustainability

2020-10-15

VF Corporation named one of America’s most JUST companies by Forbes and JUST capital

VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, today announced that it was named one of America’s Most JUST Companies for its commitment to serving its workers, customers, communities, the environment, and shareholders.

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Sustainability

2020-10-15

H&M Group at Copenhagen Fashion Summit

For this year’s Copenhagen Fashion Summit, our CEO Helena Helmersson sat down with Professor Johan Rockström, director at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research to discuss accelerating circularity and securing financial resilience, all while running on limited time.

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Sustainability

2020-10-08

Teijin signs UNGC statement from business leaders for new international cooperation

Teijin Limited announced today that the company’s president and CEO, Jun Suzuki, signed the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC)’s Statement from Business Leaders for Renewed Global Cooperation on September 21.

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Sustainability

2020-10-08

Second independent audit of Lenzing’s raw material sourcing reaffirms ‘low-risk’ status

Today, environmental not-for-profit organization Canopy and third-party auditor NEPCon released the independent audit results of Lenzing AG’s pulp sourcing. The audit of the company that creates products such TENCEL™ Viscose, TENCEL™ Modal, TENCEL™ Lyocell, and TENCEL™ Lyocell fibers with REFIBRA™ technology, confirms the industry-leading rating of low risk of sourcing wood from Ancient and Endangered Forests or other controversial sources.

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Sustainability

2020-10-01

Solvay receives recognition on biodiversity commitments

Forward-looking approach in support of biodiversity has been recognized by Act4Nature International alongside 30 other companies.

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