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Global garment worker safety still misunderstood

Nearly five years after the world watched a frantic search for survivors turn into an onerous recovery of the dead, the words "Rana Plaza" c...

Timberland commits to cotton from Haiti

Haiti is making its return to the cotton supply chain with the country’s first cotton harvest in three decades thanks to help from US outdoo...

Cambodia leads US apparel import growth in January

US apparel import volumes returned to month-on-month growth in January with eight of the top ten supplier countries recording double-digit g...

How to build a compliant, sustainable supply chain

As world production capacity decreases, and competition for workers increases, the pressure is ramping up on brands to become a customer of...

Latest Interviews

Esquel CEO emphasises efficiency and sustainability 28 Nov 2017

Wang Fangqing

A leading and long-term supplier to global names such as Marks & Spencer, Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger, Nike and Hugo Boss, Hong Kong-based shirt manufacturer Esquel Group is testing a new territory as it broadens its sustainable horizons, as vice chairman and CEO John Cheh explains.

How C&A Foundation is trying to transform fashion 27 Jun 2017

Michelle Russell

Driven by concerns the fashion industry isn't working to improve the lives of the 150 million people who make our clothes, the C&A Foundation is tasked with the single goal of making it a force for good. Here executive director Leslie Johnston tells just-style how the corporate foundation affiliated with global fashion retailer C&A is trying to be the catalyst that transforms the sector to be both sustainable and responsible.

Latest News

Lenzing unveils new sustainability goals 22 Mar 18

Beth Wright

As part of its commitment to responsible sourcing, Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing has outlined a series of new sustainability goals that will be achieved through a specially designed eco-investment programme to help drive the "substantial reduction" of specific emissions by 2022.

Levi Strauss adds new denim finishing processes 22 Mar 18

Leonie Barrie

Levi Strauss & Co has agreed a new licensing agreement with US-based laser technology firm RevoLaze that will give it access to new denim finishing processes.

Isko first denim mill to environmentally assess all products 22 Mar 18

Beth Wright

In a move designed to help boost its understanding of the impacts involved in its supply chain, Turkey-based denim manufacturing giant Isko has worked to obtain Life Cycle Assessments (LCA) of all 25,000-plus of its denim products.

CmiA programme saves 63bn litres of water in 2017 22 Mar 18

Michelle Russell

The Cotton made in Africa (CmiA) initiative says cotton produced through its programme in 2017 saved around 63bn litres of water.

IFAI to co-host Smart Fabrics Summit 21 Mar 18

Beth Wright

The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) is to co-host the Smart Fabrics Summit 2018 alongside the US Department of Commerce is to co-host the Smart Fabrics Summit 2018 in Washington next month.

Egyptian cotton most recognised in US 21 Mar 18

Michelle Russell

Egyptian cotton is the most recognised cotton brand in the US, a new study has found, with it topping the poll on quality for consumers.

Latest blogs

Tailoring mass manufacturing to the individual 19 Mar 18

Leonie Barrie

As the fashion industry shifts towards proper omnichannel it requires an on-demand supply chain that combines customisation with the ability to restock shops more efficiently and respond to trends more quickly.

Asia-Pacific trade deal now signed by 11 nations 12 Mar 18

Michelle Russell

The 11 remaining countries of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) have now signed a revised version of the multilateral trade pact without the US, reviving a deal that will slash tariffs and foster trade in a marketplace worth close to around US$13.5trn.

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