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Industry concerns mount as Germany wavers on EU’s due diligence directive

ETI and BHRC share concerns of the wider industry with recent reports suggesting apprehension in the German government on voting…

EU green lights directive against greenwashing, misleading claims

The Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have adopted a directive that seeks to protect consumers from misleading marketing claims,…

IP rules deemed ‘work in progress’ for fashion sector

The European Fashion Council (EFC) president Nadya Valeva also told Just Style the new IP rules will also protect fashion…

10 recommendations set to reform the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR)

The proposed Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) for textiles, has come under scrutiny by environmental advocates and industry stakeholders who have…

EU ‘few steps ahead’ but stands ready to help US on green fashion legislation

During the Global Fashion Agenda in Boston, the head of global issues and innovation at the European Union Delegation to…

Week in review: Can US afford to fall behind EU on green fashion legislation?

There are almost 5,000 physical miles between the EU and US, but the nations are growing further apart in terms…

NGOs seek ‘essential’ changes to EU’s forced labour eradication proposal

A group of 16 NGOs, coalitions and trade unions, including IndustriAll European Trade Union, Clean Clothes Campaign Europe and the…

Impact of EU adopting European Sustainability Reporting Standards (ESRS)

The European Commission explains the European Sustainability Reporting standards are for use by all companies that are subject to the…

EU faces mounting pressure to sever ties with MADE in Myanmar project

IndustriALL Global Union and IndustriAll European Trade Union claim the Multi-Stakeholder Alliance for Decent Employment (MADE) in Myanmar project indirectly…

EU making fashion brands accountable for textile waste by 2028

According to Reuters, the European Commission wants all regulations based on producing 'more sustainable' clothes to be in place within…