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Duty-free trade key to build Africa supply chains

A group of ethical fashion producers and retailers, including German e-commerce giant Otto Group and shoemaking enterprise Soul of Africa, h...

How to ensure sustainability is more than a slogan

The annual Integral Conversation conference organised by Hong Kong-based textile and apparel giant Esquel Group this year heard how brands s...

Steps to piloting living wage in garment factories

While there is no single, simple solution to help garment brands and retailers progress from paying minimum wages to living wages to workers...

Fusing ethics and finance to boost the bottom line

Ethical performance and supply chain finance are an unlikely partnership – but fusing the two can be a winning combination for the fashion a...

Latest Interviews

How TAL Apparel is staying ahead of the game 14 Oct 2016

Michelle Russell

As one of the world's leading garment manufacturers, Hong Kong-based TAL Apparel is continually looking to see how it can add value in the apparel supply chain, as chief technology officer Delman Lee tells just-style.


No simple way to be sustainable, says SAC CEO 25 Aug 2016

Michelle Russell

After working for the past seven years on a set of tools to measure the social and environmental impact of apparel and footwear production, the Sustainable Apparel Coalition has shared little evidence to suggest how, or even if, companies are using it. But the group is now ready to tackle transparency head-on with a raft of new activities and products, Jason Kibbey, CEO of the global alliance, tells just-style.

Latest News

Child labour persists in Bangladesh garment sector 9 Dec 16

Leonie Barrie

Child labour remains rife in slum settlements in Bangladesh, new research has found, with the ready-made garment sector said to account for two-thirds of female child labour.


Adidas ranks top on tackling forced labour 9 Dec 16

Michelle Russell

Adidas, Gap, H&M, and Lululemon have topped a benchmarking study looking at action taken by companies to combat forced labour and human trafficking in their supply chains – although more still needs to be done, including rolling out programmes to lower tiers across apparel supply chains.


China's CTIC makes safer chemicals commitment 9 Dec 16

Michelle Russell

The China Textile Information Center (CTIC) has become the latest affiliate of the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) group, which is working to steer the industry towards a goal of reducing the discharge of harmful chemicals to zero by 2020.


Bangladesh's Viyellatex boosts eco-friendly vision 9 Dec 16

Michelle Russell

Dyes and chemicals producer Huntsman Textile Effects has formed a strategic partnership with Bangladesh textile manufacturer Viyellatex Group to help improve productivity and sustainability.


First ten chemicals listed for US investigation 9 Dec 16

Michelle Russell

The US Environmental Protection Agency has named the first ten chemicals it will evaluate for potential risk to human health using new powers granted by Congress last spring.


Top stories this week on just-style... 9 Dec 16

Michelle Russell

Top stories this week on just-style include a look at the steps to piloting living wages in garment factories, why duty-free trade is key to building African supply chains, and how Myanmar's garment industry is still lacking in labour rights. 

Latest blogs

A new re:source from just-style 25 Nov 16

Leonie Barrie

Some of just-style’s more eagle-eyed readers might have noticed a small change to the menu bar on the homepage: the addition of the word re:source. Yes it might be a small change – but it marks the countdown to the biggest launch in our 16-year history.


Trump's trade ramifications continue to unravel 25 Nov 16

Leonie Barrie

Over the past week just-style has continued to try to unravel the potential ramifications of Donald Trump’s election as the next president of the United States.

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