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  • Denim with a light footprint

    Denim with a light footprint

    Italian textile machine supplier SEI says it’s wrapped up sustainability and ‘industry 4.0’ in one single technology with the release of its automated ‘Matrix’ which designs, marks, engraves and...

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  • Applied DNA and GHCL launch ‘sustainable’ bedsheets

    Applied DNA and GHCL launch ‘sustainable’ bedsheets

    PCR-based DNA manufacturer Applied DNA has partnered with chemical manufacturer GHCL to launch Rekoop, ‘sustainable’ bedsheets made by blending cotton with polyester fibre obtained from recycled...

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  • Traceability tool mitigates counterfeit concerns 

    Traceability tool mitigates counterfeit concerns 

    A research team at the University of Borås has developed a method of yielding product-specific ‘cryptotags’ for garments that, in principle, will provide greater traceability throughout the...

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  • Corporations still aren't doing enough to stop deforestation

    Corporations still aren't doing enough to stop deforestation

    Businesses helped drive the loss of 3.6 million-plus hectares of rainforest last year, as trees were cut down for timber and to make way for beef, soy, and palm oil. But even as they tout their...

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  • Nestlé introduces 100% rPET Valvert bottle in Belgium

    Nestlé introduces 100% rPET Valvert bottle in Belgium

    Nestlé has introduced a Valvert bottle that is made from 100% food-grade recycled polyethylene terephthalate (rPET) in Belgium. The move complements the company’s commitment to increasing the rPET...

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  • Sustainability underpins Tunisia jeans sourcing 

    Sustainability underpins Tunisia jeans sourcing 

    Tunisia is underpinning its success as a jeans supplier by promoting its quality specialist production that employs sustainable environmental and social practices.See it on Scoop.it, via...

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  • How the SDGs Help Businesses Effectively Measure and Collaborate to Address the Climate Crisis

    How the SDGs Help Businesses Effectively Measure and Collaborate to Address the Climate Crisis

    The 17 Sustainable Development Goals adopted in 2015 by the United Nations member states are a call to action to leave no one behind in the face of global challenges that threaten our planet and...

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  • Bangladesh joins UN Fashion Climate Charter

    Bangladesh joins UN Fashion Climate Charter

    The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers & Exporters Association (BGMEA) – the trade body of apparel manufacturers in Bangladesh – has joined the UN Climate Change’s Fashion Industry Charter for...

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  • The Body Shop’s Fairly Traded Recycled Plastic Highlights Human Side of Plastic Crisis

    The Body Shop’s Fairly Traded Recycled Plastic Highlights Human Side of Plastic Crisis

    The Body Shop is launching its first Community Trade Recycled Plastic from Bengaluru, India. Along with fighting plastic pollution, the initiative aims to drive social change and help empower up...

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  • Pentland Brands app to tackle modern slavery

    Pentland Brands app to tackle modern slavery

    UK-based Pentland Brands, one of the world's largest sports, outdoor and fashion companies, has launched a new app to help people throughout its supply chain spot potential ethical trade...

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  • Supima cotton origin mapped to tackle supply fraud

    Supima cotton origin mapped to tackle supply fraud

    Product and supply chain traceability expert, Oritain, has now mapped all Supima cotton growing regions in a bid to tackle fraud in the global cotton supply chain. See it on Scoop.it, via...

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  • Brands struggling to scale sustainable initiatives 

    Brands struggling to scale sustainable initiatives 

    Larger brands are struggling to scale up their environmental and social initiatives - which, in turn, is slowing down sustainability progress in the industry, according to a new report. See it on...

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  • 'Unprecedented': Leading BP investors holding £10bn in shares back climate resolution

    'Unprecedented': Leading BP investors holding £10bn in shares back climate resolution

    Leading BP investors holding the equivalent of around £10bn of shares in the oil giant have co-filed a resolution urging the company to set out a business strategy consistent with the goals of the...

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  • B Lab, UNGC Developing Tool to Help Businesses Chart Their SDG Progress

    B Lab, UNGC Developing Tool to Help Businesses Chart Their SDG Progress

    The SDGs touch on issues that require companies to rethink their approaches to value generation. So, B Lab is working with the UN Global Compact to develop a tool to help companies chart their...

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  • Sympatex aims for 100 per cent circularity

    Sympatex aims for 100 per cent circularity

    Sympatex Technologies has teamed up with UK polymer recycling firm Worn Again in a bid to close the recycling loop for its range of functional laminates by 50 per cent within 5 years and aims to...

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