All articles by Claire Jenns

With experience in arts and culture journalism, Claire brings a fresh perspective to Just Style and Packaging Gateway. She is passionate about sustainability, workers' rights and geopolitics.

Claire Jenns

Ventile partners with Nordshield on nature-based fabric

Swiss fabric producer Ventile and Finnish biotechnology company Nordshield have collaborated to produce fabrics treated with nature-based technology.

FibreTrace and Circular Systems partner to tackle traceability in cotton

The partnership aims to implement physical traceability technology into Texloop recycled cotton on a global scale.

New H&M collection features 100% recycled sequins, rhinestones, beads

H&M has presented its latest Innovation Stories collection which promotes sustainable materials, technologies and production processes.

Week in Review: The precarious position of women in the fashion supply chain

International Women’s Day is cause for the celebration of women, but fashion sourcing has a long way to go to address its deep-seated gender inequality issues.

Declining number of women in Bangladesh ready-made-garment industry – report

A new study by the Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI) finds that women in Bangladesh no longer comprise 80% of the ready-made-garment (RMG) industry.

Voluntary sustainability standards needed to improve South Asian cotton sector – report

A study by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) says that South Asia’s cotton sector should accelerate its adoption of voluntary sustainability standards (VSS) to improve cotton sustainability.

UK certification body on fashion brand greenwashing, rise of new fibres

UK certification body for the textile industry, Shirley, talks to Just Style exclusively about the main opportunities and challenges it is facing today.

Brands urged to take responsibility for garment workers in Sri Lanka

Research by the Clean Clothes Campaign reveals that workers in Sri Lanka have not been receiving the Emergency Relief Allowances meant to alleviate the country’s current economic crisis.

Biotech start-up Pili raises US$15.8m in Series A Funding

The start-up produces sustainable dyes and pigments to reduce the environmental footprint of the colour industry.

Cotton Connect Impact Report: improvements in sustainability and farmer profits

The Impact report assesses how the social enterprise Cotton Connect’s programmes are supporting farmers in creating sustainable supply chains and positive environmental impact.