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Brands back Bangladesh employment injury scheme to safeguard workers

For Bangladesh's export-oriented ready-made garment (RMG) industry, the Employment Injury Scheme (EIS Pilot) has emerged as a lifeline for workers,…

Clean Clothes Campaign applauds 48 signatories to International Accord, urges more to join

The International Accord for Health and Safety in the Garment and Textile Industry (International Accord), established on 6 November 2023,…

Signal: X posts of the week — Regatta, Biden supply chain plan, Greenpeace

Other X posts of the week came from the Spanish arm of Greenpeace tracking garments placed in recycling bins in…

Decathlon expands in Europe with German outdoor retailer Bergfreunde acquisition

Through the deal, signed on 24 November, Decathlon intends to support Bergfreunde’s leadership long-term, fostering continued development and growth. The…

Signal: Decathlon, eBay urge G20 leaders to take action ahead of COP28

In an open letter to all G20 leaders, the businesses, which included ­apparel brands and retailers such as sports brand…

Fashion buyers urged to help Morocco suppliers after earthquake

The Ethical Trade Initiative (ETI) is encouraging all international fashion buyers to help with the recovery of Morocco's fashion sector…

Decathlon closes the loop with swimwear that can be upcycled

Decathlon, in its effort to close the loop, has produced swimwear from a new fabric having supple elastic properties that…

Why nearshoring is not a silver bullet for the sporting goods industry in 2023

Nearshoring makes sense, in theory at least. For example, the last few decades have seen the apparel sector rely predominantly…

H&M Group, Decathlon in new green claims commitment to avoid misleading consumers

Decathlon and H&M Group told the Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM) they plan to inform consumers about their…

Week in review: Keeping fashion sustainability alive in uncertain times

Not only has our lovely news editor Beth Wright bid us farewell after six years, but the week started with…