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    • Otto Group tops CmiA cotton sales

      Thursday, 14 September 2017
      HAMBURG – Cotton made in Africa (CmiA) has revealed that Bonprix, part of the German Otto Group was the biggest buyer of its cotton in 2016 with multi-channel retailer Tschibo and then the Rewe... Read More

    • UN slaps North Korea with textiles export ban

      Tuesday, 12 September 2017
      NEW YORK – The United Nations (UN) has voted unanimously in favour of tougher new sanctions on North Korea, which include a total ban on the export of textiles. Textiles are Pyongyang’s... Read More

    • ZDHC recognises standards for MRSL conformance

      Wednesday, 06 September 2017
      AMSTERDAM – Certification to the Eco-Passport by Oeko-Tex and ToxServices’ Full Materials Disclosure (ToxFMD) program are the first standards to be accepted by the ZDHC Foundation as indicators that... Read More

    • Environmental focus amid Myanmar turmoil

      Tuesday, 05 September 2017
      MYANMAR – Amid the political turmoil currently taking place in Myanmar, the Bangladesh and German governments have launched the Promotion of Social and Environmental Standards in the Industry... Read More

    • Cotton

      GOTS certifies Woolam Gin

      Friday, 25 August 2017
      O‘DONNELL – Cotton gin Woolam Gin, of O’Donnell, Texas, has been certified to the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) v5, the first certified US organic cotton gin utilising Applied DNA’s... Read More

    • Asos and New Look demand safer UK working conditions

      Wednesday, 23 August 2017
      LEICESTER – Major fashion brands, Asos and New Look say unsafe working conditions are preventing their companies from making a return to the UK. Nick Beighton, chief executive, Asos and Anders... Read More

    • Backlash as China proposes textile scrap ban

      Tuesday, 22 August 2017
      WASHINGTON – The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) has filed comments with the World Trade Organisation in response to China’s proposed ban on scrap imports, which ISRI says would have a... Read More

    • US textile recyclers say export ban will reduce jobs

      Tuesday, 15 August 2017
      ABINGDON – Representatives from the Secondary Materials and Recycled Textiles Association (SMART) have objected in front of the US Trade Representative, to a proposed ban on secondhand clothing... Read More

    • Fabric of Change awards 180,000 euros

      Monday, 14 August 2017
      BANGALORE – Ashoka and the C&A Foundation have awarded 180,000 euros to participants in the Fabric of Change project, the companies have announced. Launched in 2015, the project aimed to address... Read More

    • EU Eco-Label for textiles gets update

      Monday, 14 August 2017
      BRUSSELS – The European Commission (EC) has fine-tuned its criteria the voluntary EU Ecolabel for textiles, including its definition of textiles to include accessories and intermediate products... Read More

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Senior Manager of Corporate Responsibility (Water and Chemicals) at Tommy Hilfiger

This role will see you work in the CR team at Tommy's PVH Europe office in Amsterdam, primarily responsible for water and chemicals management at PVH Europe and at Tommy Hilfiger Global.

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