Sustainability

2022-12-08

Shoes with that certain something

LOWA, one of the leading outdoor shoe specialists, and the testing service provider Hohenstein are entering new territory together: the LOWA model LADY LIGHT GTX has been awarded the OEKO-TEX® LEATHER STANDARD certificate.

...more

Sustainability

2022-12-08

WWF’s latest Living Planet Report has once again highlighted the need for urgent action to mitigate the global loss of biodiversity. Since 1970, wildlife populations have declined on average by 69%, and around 1 million species are already at risk of extinction. For more than a decade, H&M Group and WWF have been working collaboratively on creating a more sustainable fashion industry. Today, the partnership encompasses the interconnected areas of water, climate and biodiversity.

...more

Sustainability

2022-12-01

The HSV fan store is getting more sustainable: The tradition-rich Hamburg football club is expanding its popular Rothosen collection - the club's fan shirts are now certified with the OEKO-TEX® MADE IN GREEN label.

...more

Sustainability

2022-11-30

Today Inditex brand Zara Home will launch the first laundry detergent designed to reduce microfiber release during washing, which will be available both in the brand’s stores and online.

...more

Sustainability

2022-11-24

As ZDHC continues to drive the growth of its positive impact in the industry they have exciting news to share. Today, they will reveal our 2030 Impact Strategy to ZDHC Contributors at our ZDHC Annual Meeting in Lisbon. In light of this exciting new strategically driven phase of ZDHC, they are also evolving our functional structure to ensure an effective future fit approach for the continued delivery and implementation of our Roadmap to Zero Programme.

...more

Sustainability

2022-12-08

Bemberg™ by Asahi Kasei announces the achievement of the OK biodegradable MARINE certification

A leading company in the development and production of high-tech yarns with sustainable DNA, Bemberg™ by Asahi Kasei joined Blue Friday, UNESCO's Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) Sea-friendly alternative to Black Friday with the mission to safeguard and regenerate the Mediterranean Sea through Ocean Education initiatives.

...more

Sustainability

2022-11-24

Entreculturas gets 10 million Euros from Inditex

The Executive Vice-President of Entreculturas, Daniel Villanueva, and the CEO of Inditex, Óscar García Maceiras, signed a new agreement today under which the NGO will receive €10 million of funding for social initiatives focused on development in 11 countries in Latin America, Africa and Asia and several integration programmes in Spain.

...more

Sustainability

2022-11-24

Models showcase Infinna™ in Finland’s Top Model episode

You can’t talk about Finnish fashion without talking about innovation. That’s why this season’s Huippumalli Haussa (Finland’s Top Model) featured not just hot names on the Finnish modelling scene, but also the hot innovations set to transform the fashion industry globally — including our regenerated, made-from-waste textile fiber Infinna™.

...more

Sustainability

2022-11-23

Indorama Ventures wins ‘Top Sustainability Advocate in Asia’ by the Asia Corporate Excellence and Sustainability Awards

Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), a global sustainable chemical company, has been named as the winner of the “Top Sustainability Advocate in Asia” by Asia Corporate Excellence and Sustainability Awards (ACES) 2022. The prestigious award reinforces IVL's ongoing commitment and progress in sustainability under its purpose of ‘Reimagining chemistry together to create a better world’.

...more

Sustainability

2022-11-21

ISKO confirms its commitment as a global sustainability player.

The issues of environmental impact and climate change are the priority for the fashion industry and its leaders, with ISKO taking part in the dialogue at Cop27 and other global events.

...more
Older News

Sustainability

2022-11-17

Global brands drive momentum on transition to forest-friendly supply chains

Today, during COP27, leading companies including, H&M, Inditex, Stella McCartney, Ben & Jerry’s, HH Global, and Kering announced a collective commitment to purchase over half a million tonnes of low-carbon, low-footprint alternative fibers for fashion textiles and paper packaging. It is a move that will support the protection of the world’s vital forests and ecosystems and lower forest degradation pressures from the fashion and packaging supply chains.

...more

Sustainability

2022-11-17

Change of leadership at Textile Exchange

TE's current COO, Claire Bergkamp, will transition to CEO this January, while current CEO La Rhea Pepper will take on the inspiring role of Catalyst and Co-Founder.

...more

Sustainability

2022-11-17

SABIC highlights its innovative actions to combat climate change at Saudi Green Initiative Forum

SABIC, a global leader in diversified chemicals, highlighted its innovative actions supporting the Kingdom’s ambition to realize circularity in alignment with the Saudi Green Initiative (SGI) during its participation at the second editions of the SGI Forum and Middle East Green Initiative (MGI) Summit in tandem with the 27th United Nations climate change conference (COP27) in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, from November 7 to 18.

...more
News Archive
2022-11-17

ECO PASSPORT by OEKO-TEX® for inks by Durst

2022-11-17

Teijin to partner with European carbon-management firms for accelerated reduction of greenhouse gas emissions

2022-11-17

Lenzing tops Canopy’s globally renowned “Hot Button Ranking” 2022

2022-11-17

Lenzing introduces carbon neutral lyocell fibers from U.S. specialty production site

2022-11-17

H&M Group further invests in the decarbonisation of its value chain

2022-11-10

Textile Exchange Conference

2022-11-10

SAC and Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action open public consultation on guidance for accurate and consistent scope three measurement

2022-11-10

GOTS significantly raises requirements for certified gins

2022-11-10

Petri Alava recognised among world’s top 50 digital retail leaders

2022-11-10

VF Corporation publishes Sustainability & Responsibility Report for fiscal year 2022

2022-11-03

OEKO-TEX® rebranding

2022-11-03

New due diligence compliance tool and certification by OEKO-TEX®

2022-11-03

Fashion sector gathers to find common ground on sustainability issues

2022-10-27

VAUDE first company to pass Green Button 2.0 audit

2022-10-27

A new Swedish meeting place for sustainable textile production

2022-10-27

Alliance calls upon European Parliament to develop more effective mandatory human rights due diligence

2022-10-27

WANTED: ideas that can turn the fashion industry planet positive

2022-10-24

Reifenhäuser extrusion lines provide carbon footprint calculation for more sustainable and economical production

2022-10-20

The Sustainable Apparel Coalition strengthens its leadership team with new appointments

2022-10-20

C&A’s 2021 Sustainability Report proves C&A is on track in its strategy

2022-10-20

New organisations join the Foundation’s Network

2022-10-20

Milliken & Company commits to net-zero future

2022-10-06

The Sustainable Apparel Coalition collaborates with The Industry We Want on purchasing practices metric calling on manufacturers to provide feedback on brand partners

2022-10-06

First certification labels recognized for the Green Button 2.0 meta-label approach

2022-10-06

Finding common ground: The Sustainable Apparel Coalition heads to Singapore for Annual Meeting

2022-10-06

Ascend focuses on reducing product carbon footprint

2022-10-06

European bio-based industry turnover jumps to 814 billion Euro despite Brexit

2022-10-06

Lenzing reaches further milestones in photovoltaic and e-mobility expansion

2022-09-29

CovationBio, Primient Covation LLC announce partnership to support sustainable agriculture

2022-09-29

Levi Strauss & Co. releases 2021 Sustainability Report and new slate of sustainability goals