There is growing clamour from the US apparel and textile industry to boost enforcement of the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA), however there are a number of challenges that need to be overcome first for verifying cotton’s origin, writes Robert P. Antoshak, Gherzi Textile Organization partner and MeiLin Wan, vice president, Applied DNA Sciences.
The demand for climate-adaptive clothing isn’t entirely new. What has changed is the type of clothing likely to be in demand due to climate change, writes Hologenix senior business developer Lucas Tyson.
As COP28 continues, Lars Rensing, CEO of specialist web3 solutions and development partner Protokol, explains how digital product passports (DPPs) will help the fashion supply chain promote its end-to-end sustainability credentials.
Introducing generative AI into inventory management systems is the next step for fashion retailers wishing to solve inventory problems, writes OMMAX’s VP of data science and data engineering, Dr Hardy Kremer.
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Uzbekistan is a new player on the fashion industry’s international stage and is eager to build relationships with stakeholders across the fashion supply chain, writes first deputy chairman of the Uztextile Association, Mirmukhsin Sultanov.
International fashion buyers can place orders in Bangladesh with confidence as all factories are open and any unrest last week was limited to a few pockets of activity, writes Denim Expert Limited managing director and Bangladesh Apparel Exchange CEO Mostafiz Uddin.
Fashion companies have previously used carbon credits to offset carbon emissions, however, high-profile names are now re-evaluating this approach, writes Ana Haurie, CEO and co-founder of carbon finance company Respira.
Circular fashion business models are on the rise, but too many initiatives today fail to scale because they are not rooted in business reality, writes Matthew Hawthorne, a footprinting expert at sustainability consultancy Quantis.