Fast Retailing, the Uniqlo and Gu brand owner, says its targets to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by fiscal 2030 have been approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi), as science-based targets (SBTs).
Hugo Boss and Etam are among the latest 14 brands and innovators to join international environmental organisation Canopy’s CanopyStyle and Pack4Good initiatives.
Japanese biomanufacturing startup Spiber has raised JPY34.4bn (US$312.6m) in funding to help drive a rapid scale-up of production and global expansion prior to a planned IPO in the coming years.
Lectra is joining the Brand & Retail programme of the Plug and Play network, a move it says is another step towards realising its ambition of becoming a benchmark player in the 4.0 industries – particularly fashion.
The new Leeds Institute of Textiles and Colour (LITAC) will tackle global challenges such as those created by fast fashion, and the need for advanced materials, manufacturing processes, and sustainable products.
Vestiaire Collective says it has become the first second-hand fashion platform to achieve B Corp certification and is challenging other resale platforms, fashion brands, and industry players to commit to taking the certification.
Building upon Columbia’s Omni-Heat insulation platform, Omni-Heat Infinity debuts a new gold metallic lining material in a pattern scientifically engineered to optimise warmth and breathability.