All articles by Claire Jenns

With experience in arts and culture journalism, Claire brings a fresh perspective to Hotel Management Network, Retail Insight Network and Packaging Gateway. She is passionate about sustainability, workers' rights and geopolitics.

Claire Jenns

How can apparel businesses prioritise ESG?

A Q&A session held at Sedex’s Xplore Sustainability event advised businesses on achieving sustainability, adhering to regulations, and avoiding greenwashing.

Noble Biomaterials’ antimicrobial technology aims to reduce fabric odour

Biotechnology company Noble Biomaterials has developed an antimicrobial technology that has received biopesticide registration (EPA).

Renewcell and CTA Green Fibre collaborate on recycled lyocell fibre

The Swedish textile-to-textile recycling company and Chinese lyocell fibre producer have signed a letter of intent to promote recycled lyocell textile fibres.

Ted Baker shares ESG vision and challenges

Ted Baker tells Just Style exclusively that it is striving to return to pre-pandemic audit levels and sees transparency as a key solution for advancing ESG in its supply chain.

NCTO highlights key opportunities and challenges for US textile sector

The National Council of Textile Organisations gave a State of the US Textile Industry Address, highlighting macroeconomic challenges and opportunities in nearshoring and onshoring.

Wolverine Worldwide proposes UK workforce reduction for Sweaty Betty

The footwear giant’s strategy announcement for activewear brand Sweaty Betty follows the exit of its CEO and COO, with reductions in the workforce to come.

Macy’s CEO Gennette to retire in 2024

Department store chain Macy’s has announced that its CEO Jeff Gennette will retire next year, with Bloomingdale’s chief executive Tony Spring set to take over.

New cellulose-based material aims to lessen textile dye pollution

Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden have developed wood-based technology that can reportedly purify water contaminated by dyes.

UN reports fashion sector must make more progress on climate action

A new report by the United Nations Climate Change and CDP states that the fashion industry has made progress on climate action but still has a long way to go.

Better Cotton hosts event to explore expansion across Africa

Sustainability initiative Better Cotton hosted stakeholders in Cote D’Ivoire to explore new partnerships and programmes across West and Central Africa.