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Apparel supply chains under increasing scrutiny

Clothing and textile executives attending a New York conference have been told they need to take special care when assessing their supply ch...

Vietnam misses key targets of textile-garment plan

Eleven years after Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade approved its textile and garment industry development strategy for 2010-2020, th...

Sustainability in supply chains – the road ahead

Sustainability in fashion is a complex issue for consumers to understand and the industry to fix. The problem is compounded by a vague marke...

So, is near-shoring a thing?

Hot on the heels of a new survey into sustainable sourcing, Robert Antoshak, managing director at Olah Inc offers his take on some of the ke...

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Vidalia Mills – Weaving a new vision for US denim 4 Oct 2019

Leonie Barrie

The closure of the last US selvedge denim mill two years ago might have marked the end of an era. But thanks to the vision of Daniel Feibus and his team, the original looms have found a new home at Vidalia Mills as part of plans to build a cutting-edge, transparent and sustainable denim manufacturing chain in the United States.

Joined-up approach needed for truly green supply chains – Hugo Boss sustainability chief 11 May 2019

Beth Wright

It's been almost a year since Hugo Boss outlined its latest, annually revised set of ambitious sustainability targets and the German premium fashion brand continues to make progress towards its goals, including upping its use of more responsibly sourced cotton and reducing the number of potentially hazardous substances within its supply chain. Driving these efforts is Andreas Streubig, director of global sustainability, who also tells just-style of his concerns that despite efforts by individual companies, a concerted industry approach is still in its beginning when it comes to driving systematic change.

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ISKO rolls out "most responsible" denim collection 19 Nov 19

Hannah Abdulla

Leading Turkish denim producer ISKO Denim has launched a new range of fabrics that it claims is "its most revolutionary, responsible" to date.

Lenzing begins work on largest lyocell fibre plant 19 Nov 19

Beth Wright

Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing has begun construction work on what it claims will be the largest lyocell facility in the world and one that brings its production to Asia for the first time.

New global textile microfibre shedding test launched 19 Nov 19

Michelle Russell

The Microfibre Consortium (TMC) has announced details of a new microfibre shedding test method for the textile industry – which it says is the first in the world to be thoroughly tested, validated and internationally aligned.

New Lycra EcoMade fibres gain Global Recycled Standard 19 Nov 19

Beth Wright

The new Lycra EcoMade fibres Type 166E and 162E – The Lycra Company’s first branded spandex made with pre-consumer recycled materials – have been certified to the Global Recycled Standard (GRS). 

US urged to impose import restrictions on Xinjiang goods 18 Nov 19

Michelle Russell

US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has been urged to take "aggressive action" by investigating and blocking goods, including apparel, made with forced labour in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) of China.

New Kering sustainability chair at French fashion institute 18 Nov 19

Beth Wright

French luxury goods group Kering has teamed up with the Institut Français de la Mode (IFM) to launch a new position at the higher education institution to drive scientific research on a wide range of topics related to sustainability.

Latest blogs

Vietnam's textile-garment plan hits hurdles 19 Nov 19

Michelle Russell

domestically-made textile inputs remains a major problem that continues to hinder clothing manufacturers in the country.

Levi Strauss leads on green supply chain in China 4 Nov 19

Beth Wright

Sustainability remains top of mind for the industry with Levi Strauss, Adidas and C&A ranked amongst the leading brands to have made progress in environmental supply chain management in China over the last year, with the apparel sector one of the most active industries when it comes to taking action.

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