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    • From CO2 greenhouse gas, to textiles

      Thursday, 19 January 2017
      DORMAGEN – After a decade of painstaking research, Covestro has delivered its first batch of novel polymers derived from the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide (CO2). The company claims its new... Read More

    • Inditex reaffirms support for water NGO

      Thursday, 19 January 2017
      DAVOS - Inditex chairman and CEO, Pablo Isla, this week met with film star Matt Damon and Gary White, co-founders of Water.org, an international organisation whose mission is to provide safe water... Read More

    • Reports of union linked beatings in Bangladesh

      Thursday, 19 January 2017
      DHAKA - Reports from Bangladesh suggest individuals with union links to Bangladesh's ready-made garment sector have been subject to beatings and threats amid wage protests and labour unrest in... Read More

    • Louis Vuitton responds to Peta exposé

      Wednesday, 18 January 2017
      PARIS - Louis Vuitton, the luxury brand of French business LVMH, says it has ceased all trading with a number of Vietnamese farms after the animal rights activist group Peta alleged the farms had... Read More

    • Report tackles refugees in Turkish garment factories

      Wednesday, 18 January 2017
      OSLO - A new report claims Nordic apparel brands are not doing enough to address the risks of abuse of Syrian refugees in their supply chains in Turkey. The report claims thousands of Syrian... Read More

    • Dibella signs CmiA partnership

      Tuesday, 17 January 2017
      BOCHOLT –German industrial textile business, Dibella, has signed a partnership with the Cotton made in Africa (CmiA) initiative with the aim of promoting a social and environmentally friendly... Read More

    • Ralph Lauren develops viscose sourcing policy

      Tuesday, 17 January 2017
      SAN FRANCISCO –– US luxury brand Ralph Lauren has developed a new policy on the use of wood-based fabrics such as viscose and rayon, and committed to trace the origin these fabrics in an effort to... Read More

    • Report: factory auditors should be liable

      Monday, 16 January 2017
      BERLIN - A new report claims garment factory auditing companies should be liable in the event of factory accidents such as Rana Plaza. The paper claims liability should be a "minimum condition" of the... Read More

    • Myanmar slammed in human rights report

      Monday, 16 January 2017
      NEW YORK - A new report has slammed Myanmar's recently formed civilian-led government, claiming it has failed to hold the military accountable for persistent human rights violations throughout the... Read More

    • Baykanlar Tekstil awarded Nordic Swan label

      Friday, 13 January 2017
      ISTANBUL - Baykanlar Tekstil, the leading Turkish denim mill, has become the first denim apparel supplier to be awarded the stringent Nordic Swan Ecolabel. The Nordic Swan Ecolabel is the official... Read More

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