Sustainability

2022-06-21

Bluesign announces partnership with SCTI to create the first comprehensive sustainable chemistry index for the textile industry

Bluesign has teamed up with Sustainable Chemistry for the Textile Industry (SCTI™) to develop a sustainable chemistry index that will provide a standard communication guide for chemical suppliers, manufacturers, brands, and NGOs

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Sustainability

2022-06-22

Beaulieu Fibres International, the largest and most differentiated European staple fibre producer, turns the spotlight on future-focused solutions for nonwovens & engineered fabrics at Techtextil 22, this June 21st – 24th (Booth C43). A key priority is innovation in polyolefin fibres and bicomponent polyester/polyolefin fibres, to advance sustainable design, end-of-life recyclability, and resource and carbon footprint reduction for industrial and hygiene applications.

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Sustainability

2022-06-16

The U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol has been approved as a standard for sustainable cotton by Siegelklarheit, an initiative of the German Federal Government. By helping consumers to better understand environmental and social labels, Siegelklarheit wants to contribute to more sustainable purchasing decisions. U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol successfully passed Siegelklarheit´s assessment system. As a result, members of the Partnership for Sustainable Textiles (PST) can use the Trust Protocol as another standard to calculate their share of sustainable cotton.

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Sustainability

2022-06-16

The Lenzing Group, a world-leading provider of wood-based specialty fibers for the global textile and nonwoven industries, has joined the chemical industry’s sustainable supply chain initiative, Together for Sustainability (TfS). Together with Lenzing, numerous internationally active chemical companies have joined the initiative. Their common goal is to make the global supply chains of the chemical industry sustainable.

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Sustainability

2022-06-09

With its events for the textile sector, Messe Frankfurt makes Sustainable Development Goals transparent on a global scale. Accordingly, it cooperates with the Conscious Fashion and Lifestyle Network and the UN Office for Partnerships. On 2 June, the international platform came together for its first annual meeting at the headquarters of the United Nations.

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Sustainability

2022-06-23

Copenhagen Fashion Summit: STTI calls for responsible purchasing practices and global standardisation on due diligence

STTI spokesperson and Vice President BGMEA Miran Ali called for a globally standardised approach to due diligence at the prestigious Global Fashion Summit last week.

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Sustainability

2022-06-16

Ahlstrom-Munksjö accelerates the pace of strategy execution to become the preferred sustainable specialty materials company

Ahlstrom-Munksjö now takes the next step in its strategy execution. Through a clearly defined purpose, sharper strategic focus and ambitious sustainability targets, the company is accelerating its pace of execution with the vision to become the Preferred Sustainable Specialty Materials Company. Following the ownership reorganization of its Decor business, estimated to be completed by the end of the third quarter of 2022, Ahlstrom-Munksjö plans to change its business name to Ahlstrom.

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Sustainability

2022-06-16

Borealis Strategy 2030: Re-inventing essentials for sustainable living

Borealis announces the introduction of the Borealis Strategy 2030. At the core of this strategic evolution is sustainability, which is supported by the strong Borealis foundation of dedication to safety first, its people, innovation and technology, and performance excellence.

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Sustainability

2022-06-09

Award for sustainability: Michael Spitzbarth from Bleed is Designer of the Year 2022

Together with the VDMD – Network of German Fashion and Textile Designers – Messe Frankfurt will award the Designer of the Year for sustainable collections at Neonyt Lab. On Saturday, 25 June 2022, at 3 p.m., the Sustainability Award will be presented to Michael Spitzbarth, Founder & CEO of Bleed, at Union Halle in Frankfurt's East end district.

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Sustainability

2022-06-09

Unifi, Inc., makers of REPREVE®, demonstrates traceability and transparency at the next level

Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI), makers of REPREVE® and one of the world’s leading innovators in recycled and synthetic yarns, is featuring U TRUST® Product Certification, an enhanced supply chain certification, and REPREVE SmartDye™ technology at the Summer Outdoor Retailer Show taking place June 9-11, 2022 in Denver. The company will also host visitors at its popular REPREVE mobile tour, which will serve as the company’s booth located at 50041-UL.

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Sustainability

2022-06-09

Leaders discuss how to tackle the Earth’s planetary crisis in the UN’s Stockholm+50

To jointly work on transformative actions and exchange tangible examples of multistakeholder collaboration to mitigate the climate crisis, H&M Group’s CEO Helena Helmersson, H&M Group’s Head of Sustainability, Leyla Ertur and H&M Group’s Head of Public Affairs, Pernilla Halldin, participate in several panel conversations during Stockholm+50.

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Sustainability

2022-06-02

The LYCRA Company to join panel discussion at the United Nations Conscious Fashion and Lifestyle Network annual meeting

The LYCRA Company, a global leader in developing innovative fiber and technology solutions for the textile and apparel industry, will join a panel discussion at the inaugural United Nations Conscious Fashion and Lifestyle Network Annual Meeting taking place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City on June 2.

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Sustainability

2022-06-02

ZDHC Foundation and The Microfibre Consortium announce collaboration to address microfibres within wastewater

The ZDHC Foundation (ZDHC) and The Microfibre Consortium (TMC) have unveiled details of the next stage of a major initiative to address the issue of microfibres in textile manufacturing wastewater. Following the release of ‘Control of Microfibres in Wastewater’ manufacturing guidelines by TMC, the two organisations will now collaborate closely during a new phase of the project, combining the expertise of ZDHC in sustainable chemical management and the science led fibre fragmentation (previously referred to as microfibre release) knowledge of TMC.

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News Archive
2022-06-02

Biosphere meets Technosphere – at the Neonyt Fashion Show on 23 June 2022 at Atelier Lihotzky

2022-05-25

New whitepaper published by Make The Label Count

2022-05-25

Unlocking the potential of social standards to converge

2022-05-19

Here we go - Beaulieu International Group (B.I.G.) is ready for a sustainable future

2022-05-19

Berry Global commits to reducing scope 3 emissions by 25% by 2025

2022-05-19

First highlights of the Neonyt Lab conference programme

2022-05-12

Neonyt Lab from 24 to 26 June 2022 fully booked by sustainable fashion, beauty and lifestyle labels - visitor tickets available

2022-05-12

Aid by trade foundation and partners invest EUR 2.8 Million in climate adaptation project

2022-05-05

Solvay launches new growth platform focused on renewable materials and biotechnology

2022-05-05

INVISTA Camden achieves recognition for environmental excellence

2022-04-28

Taiwan Textile Industry reveals cutting-edge green manufacturing textile technology on 29th of April

2022-04-28

SAC partners with Fair Wear and the Ethical Trading Initiative to help industry achieve 45% GHG reduction target by 2030

2022-04-28

CEMEX successfully turns CO2 into carbon nanomaterials

2022-04-28

Milliken & Company tracks progress on sustainability initiatives in fourth annual sustainability report

2022-04-28

Hyosung Advanced Materials cleans the environment at the Mapo Han River

2022-04-28

Neonyt Lab: Fashion people with an interest in sustainability meet in Frankfurt

2022-04-21

Teijin Aramid awarded ‘EcoVadis Gold status’ on sustainability

2022-04-14

EU Strategy for sustainable and circular textiles – an opportunity for organic textiles?

2022-04-14

Teijin ranked among top ESG leaders by MSCI

2022-04-14

The VF Foundation issues its second impact report detailing funding across 73 countries during global pandemic

2022-04-14

Solar panels installed to Suominen’s Alicante plant

2022-04-07

Pure white Celliant shortlisted in Drapers Sustainable Fashion 2022 Awards

2022-04-07

Mandatory Self-Assesment for ECO PASSPORT by OEKO-TEX® in 2023

2022-04-07

Seven innovators join Fashion for Good's 2022 Asia Innovation Programme

2022-04-07

Oerlikon publishes Sustainability Report 2021

2022-04-07

Landmark Dindigul agreement to eliminate gender-based violence and harassment at Eastman Exports Natchi Apparels with the support of global allies

2022-04-07

Lenzing presents online sustainability report 2021 “Linear to Circular” for the first time

2022-04-07

Green Deal: New proposals to make sustainable products the norm and boost Europe's resource independence

2022-04-07

H&M Foundation awards 5 innovations a total €1 million grant for their efforts to make the fashion industry planet positive

2022-03-31

The Journey to Carbon Neutrality - CO2 reduction technologies and measuring tools