Fibres & fabrics: Latest news and analysis articles
Marks & Spencer says it has seen an improvement in worker health issues in Cambodia - and the subsequent business benefits - since a new hea...
UK retail group Marks & Spencer is preparing to launch a supply chain human rights policy as it looks to further improve compliance in the d...
Two important trade measures have been signed into law by President Barack Obama, in a move applauded by US apparel, footwear and textile gr...
Myanmar is set to become a more attractive garment sourcing and investment destination after plans were agreed on labour law reforms in the...
"We're best when we're leading and pioneering," is Michael Kobori's take on denim giant Levi Strauss & Co's responsibility in ensuring it has an ethical supply chain. But it is competition, believes the company's VP of sustainability, more so than collaboration, that really raises the bar when it comes to sustainability.
Jason Denham has a relentless enthusiasm and passion for denim. He has been raising the bar on jeans innovation since he started out 20 years ago designing for Irish rock band U2, and his vision for growing his namesake brand includes using the most advanced washing techniques, high end fabrics, and sustainable mills.
Some of the largest international fashion brands sourcing from Pakistan – including H&M, Li & Fung, Gap India and C&A – have reaffirmed their commitment to improving labour and environmental practices in the country’s textile and clothing sector.
Trade fair organiser Messe Frankfurt is tapping into the growing market for digital textile printing technologies with the launch of a new event called Avanprint, which will run alongside its Texworld and Apparel Sourcing shows in Paris.
Luxury fashion brand Hugo Boss has been praised for its decision to commit to fur-free fashion from its autumn/winter 2016 collection onwards.
The Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) has reached 600 members, a milestone the organisation describes as a "tipping point" that will help it build a more transparent and trustworthy cotton supply chain - and is on track to hit 700 by the end of the year.
A free online chemical management tool has been introduced to help apparel brands identify hazardous chemicals within the production phase and eliminate them.
US researchers have manufactured a glove made from gelatin yarn; an innovative material produced using agricultural waste.
Myanmar is set to become a more attractive garment sourcing and investment destination after plans were agreed on labour law reforms in the country – with Gap and H&M coming out in support of the proposals.
Congratulations to Textured Jersey Lanka Plc, which has won top prize in the inaugural World Textile Awards sponsored by The Textile Institute.
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- Bangladesh woos buyers with sustainable production
- Compliance in China continues to improve
- Myanmar makers mull shut-downs over wage plans
- American Apparel to close stores and cut jobs
- Cotton tracing "biggest challenge" for M&S
- Chinese shoe factory collapse kills 12
- Lee ReThink taps into sustainable supply chain