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  • The business case for chemical recycling of cellulosics September 30, 2020 3:50 pm
    With as much as 73% of clothing produced eventually sent to landfill or incinerated, the new The Full Circle Textiles Project launched earlier this month aims to tackle some of the challenges by scaling innovations in closed loop cellulosic recycling. However, as participants explain, there are a number of difficult but key barriers to overcome first.
  • Asket offers environmental breakdown of garments September 30, 2020 12:50 pm
    Swedish fashion label Asket is preparing to launch an Impact Receipt on its garments that shares with consumers the CO2, energy and water consumption of the items, breaking down their true environmental cost.
  • Adidas to invest in sustainable materials with first green bond September 30, 2020 12:48 pm
    German sportswear giant Adidas has placed its first 'green bond' as part of plans by the company to execute on its long-term sustainability roadmap, while also optimising its capital structure and financing costs.
  • Indonesia launches decent work programme September 30, 2020 11:30 am
    Indonesia has launched its Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP), signed by key labour actors, aimed at promoting decent work and productive employment.
  • Sateri to drive closed-loop manufacturing with new R&D centre September 30, 2020 11:28 am
    Leading viscose fibre producer Sateri has invested US$48m in a new R&D innovation centre as part of efforts to diversify its portfolio of fibre products and further its closed-loop manufacturing capabilities. 
  • Calik Denim sets ambitious sustainability targets for 2025 September 30, 2020 10:47 am
    Turkish denim mill Calik Denim has set ambitious sustainability targets for 2025 after cutting its water intensity per product by 11% and its carbon emissions during the 2018-19 period.
  • Hirdaramani Mihila factory certified carbon neutral for eighth year September 30, 2020 9:33 am
    Sri Lankan garment manufacturer Hirdaramani Group has seen its Knit Mihila factory certified carbon neutral for the eighth consecutive year. 
  • Covid driving online British consumers to shop more consciously September 30, 2020 8:49 am
    A new survey has found 45% of online British fashion shoppers have become more eco-conscious when buying the latest fashion online since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • Timeline - How coronavirus is impacting the global apparel industry - FREE TO READ September 30, 2020 8:30 am
    Since the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak began in China at the end of 2019, its impact has been felt across the global apparel and textile sector. just-style's timeline shows how the pandemic is evolving - and will be updated as developments unfold.
  • Digital wage payments must be scaled post-pandemic September 29, 2020 12:27 pm
    A new report is calling on businesses and governments to scale up digital wage payments for low-paid workers after the Covid pandemic exposed the need for critical support to reach vulnerable populations.
  • Lenzing co-founds Renewable Carbon Initiative September 29, 2020 11:44 am
    Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing and polymer materials specialist Covestro are among eleven companies to launch a new initiative aimed at speeding up the transition from fossil carbon to renewable carbon for all organic chemicals and materials.
  • Outdoor retailer REI to halve carbon footprint by 2030 September 29, 2020 11:40 am
    US outdoor gear and apparel retailer REI expects to complete a 14-year commitment to be carbon neutral in its operations in 2020 and has pledged to reducde its carbon footprint by 55% over the next decade.
  • Deadstock discounting undermining sustainability efforts September 29, 2020 11:11 am
    Flogging excess stock at discount prices is said to be creating poor patterns in consumer behaviour, encouraging predictable patterns in consumers who are less inclined to pay the full price tag, and undoing any hard work brands have put in around sustainability and reputatio
  • Tangshan Sanyou addresses viscose supply chain risks September 29, 2020 10:42 am
    Tangshan Sanyou has completed its second CanopyStyle Audit, the results of which confirm the Chinese viscose producer has diligently removed identified high risks in its supply chain. 
  • Sedo signs as Bluesign System partner to double down on green denim September 29, 2020 10:41 am
    Sedo Engineering SA, which creates sustainable technologies for the denim industry, has become a Bluesign System partner, reiterating its commitment to continuously improving its environmental performance. 
  • Cotton innovation finalists pilot sustainable farming solutions September 29, 2020 10:13 am
    A platform to manage the entire cotton verification process and a system that provides actual and forecasted measures of soil, climatic and agronomic conditions at local and regional level are among the five candidates selected as part of a global project seeking creative ideas and solutions to improve sustainable cotton farming practices worldwide.
  • Asos unveils first circular fashion collection September 28, 2020 11:16 am
    Online fashion retailer Asos has launched its first circular fashion collection, building on a commitment announced two years ago to train all of its designers on circular design by 2020. 
  • MoU furthers aligned impact reporting for cotton September 28, 2020 10:44 am
    The Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) says it has reached a significant milestone in its work to achieve aligned measurement and reporting of core sustainability issues relevant to the cotton sector. 
  • SupplyCompass and Woolmark partner on wool sourcing September 28, 2020 10:37 am
    Product development and production management platform SupplyCompass has teamed up with The Woolmark Company to set up trusted wool supply chains and launch a wool guide to help brands launch new categories of wool products.
  • Boohoo to boost supply chain oversight as probe finds failings September 25, 2020 11:53 am
    Boohoo Group has pledged to strengthen its sourcing team and work more closely with suppliers after an independent review into its UK supply chain identified "many failings" but determined the online fast fashion retailer's business model is not founded on exploiting workers in Leicester.

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