Fibres & fabrics: Latest news and analysis articles
Digitally printed jeans described as the ultimate sustainable product, more sophisticated weaves, and vegan fabrics are just a few of the in...
Adidas’ annual Group Sustainability Report offers a yearly snapshot of the company’s achievements and challenges in the fields of the enviro...
A bipartisan package of bills introduced last week could pave the way for “fast track” negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)....
A package of bills introduced in the House and Senate yesterday (16 April) has sparked hope that a long-delayed trade agenda could finally m...
“You cannot solve the sustainability agenda overnight,” explains Frank Henke, global director of social and environmental affairs at German sporting goods giant Adidas Group. Indeed, as he tells just-style, the company has faced a moving target since it launched its first sustainability programmes some 15 to 20 years ago – and that target is today moving faster than ever.
The global apparel industry is expected to grow 3.5% to over $500bn this year, matching a similar gain in 2014 and consolidating a three-year recovery, according to the International Apparel Federation's (IAF) new president Rahul Mehta.
Bayer Materialscience has unveiled Impranil Eco – a new range of waterborne, bio-based polyurethane (PU) dispersions with a renewable content of up to 65%.
The most-read stories on just-style this week include the news that Chinese investment could flow into the Moroccan clothing and textile manufacturing industry, Benetton doubling its compensation for Rana Plaza victims to $1.6m, and an analysis of Adidas Group's annual sustainability report.
A number of organisations have written to US Secretary of State John Kerry to urge continued action against the government of Uzbekistan over its forced labour record.
Yarn manufacturer Unifi has said it will continue to evaluate opportunities to increase capacity in the CAFTA and NAFTA regions after more than doubling its third-quarter profit.
Turkish denim manufacturer Orta Anadolo has joined forces with Garmon Chemicals to implement the GreenScreen chemical hazard screening methodology on denim fabrics.
Growing cotton is failing to provide millions of farmers with a sustainable and profitable livelihood, according to a report from the Fairtrade Foundation.
After its hashtag was the number one global trend on Twitter last year, Fashion Revolution Day is returning tomorrow (24 April) to honour the mark the second anniversary of the Rana Plaza disaster.
Strikes and protests are rare in Vietnam, but recent demonstrations by thousands of footwear factory workers underscore some of the challenges facing one of the industry's main manufacturing hubs. It also exposes a looming pension crisis and worker shortage in a country that many see as a key sourcing alternative to China.
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