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February 1, 2019

Digital innovation key to more sustainable workflow

By Beth Wright

Today’s textile and clothing sector is essentially on a fast track, where mass-production has led to overproduction, and where unthinkable quantities of unsold garments are discarded every day. Yet the industry is also ready to deploy emerging technologies to build, and more importantly, maintain a more sustainable workflow, according to a new white paper published on just-style.

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Internet’s Next Revolution: Can Web 3.0 Unlock Decentralized and Intelligent Internet?

Big tech companies have created massive ecosystems that offer the internet’s key services, making it impossible for users to break from their “walled garden” and ultimately surrender control of their data. A sharp rise in public awareness about data privacy and the value of their data has stimulated new awareness around web 3.0 networks. Web 3.0 is the third iteration of the internet, designed by token-based economics to wrest the control of user data from big tech companies and provide a user-centric internet. It creates a mesh of peer-to-peer communication and decentralized governance structures to enable individuals and organizations to tackle data privacy and censorship threats. Reasons to read: An increasing number of startups and tech players are shifting gears to create blockchain-powered decentralized ecosystems for different sector-specific applications and services. Against this backdrop, businesses need more awareness of the fast-paced fundamental restructuring of the internet. The report highlights the current state of play and the future potential of web 3.0 networks in driving decentralized and user-controlled internet. This is anticipated to unlock new possibilities for enterprises across sectors such as financial services, gaming, sports, media & entertainment, retail, and technology, among others. Read our report and gather insights on the following topics:
  • Evolution of the internet
  • Active players in the web 3.0 ecosystem
  • Key applications by major sectors
  • Driver and challenges
  • Top startups and Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Regulatory landscape & future scope
by GlobalData
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The report by EFI Optitex – ‘Green is the new black’ – says the global apparel industry accounts for 10% of global carbon emissions, making it one of the largest industrial polluters.

An average of US$6bn-$8bn is spent on creating physical samples in the apparel industry every year alone, which generally constitutes as pure waste, while the volume of various elements required to make a custom suit or dressing gown is “almost unimaginable.”

Hundreds of tonnes of garments are manufactured every day while nearly the same amount of raw materials, including fabrics, dyes and threads, are cast-off and thrown away.   

Yet, the revelation of what EFI Optitex calls these “catastrophic numbers” has led brands, retailers, manufacturers, and additional stakeholders across the supply chain in search of a better, greener way to live. 

But while technological innovations available today can assist in optimising the production process and prevent textile waste on a massive scale, change must start from within the industry itself, starting with accountability across the entire supply chain. The white paper looks at how digital innovation can empower sustainable workflows.

To find out more, click on the following link to download a copy of the free white paper: ‘Green is the new black.

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Internet’s Next Revolution: Can Web 3.0 Unlock Decentralized and Intelligent Internet?

Big tech companies have created massive ecosystems that offer the internet’s key services, making it impossible for users to break from their “walled garden” and ultimately surrender control of their data. A sharp rise in public awareness about data privacy and the value of their data has stimulated new awareness around web 3.0 networks. Web 3.0 is the third iteration of the internet, designed by token-based economics to wrest the control of user data from big tech companies and provide a user-centric internet. It creates a mesh of peer-to-peer communication and decentralized governance structures to enable individuals and organizations to tackle data privacy and censorship threats. Reasons to read: An increasing number of startups and tech players are shifting gears to create blockchain-powered decentralized ecosystems for different sector-specific applications and services. Against this backdrop, businesses need more awareness of the fast-paced fundamental restructuring of the internet. The report highlights the current state of play and the future potential of web 3.0 networks in driving decentralized and user-controlled internet. This is anticipated to unlock new possibilities for enterprises across sectors such as financial services, gaming, sports, media & entertainment, retail, and technology, among others. Read our report and gather insights on the following topics:
  • Evolution of the internet
  • Active players in the web 3.0 ecosystem
  • Key applications by major sectors
  • Driver and challenges
  • Top startups and Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Regulatory landscape & future scope
by GlobalData
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