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    • Unions call for EU action on Bangladesh labour rights

      Wednesday, 18 October 2017
      AMSTERDAM – Clean Clothes Campaign and other trade unions has called for the European Commission to launch a trade investigation into Bangladesh labour rights. This comes as trade unions say the... Read More

    • Argentina to adopt Responsible Wool Standard

      Wednesday, 11 October 2017
      POTOMAC – The Argentinian government and its Industry Wool Federation – the Federation Lanera Argentina – which represents wool scourers, topmakers and exporters have said they will adopt the... Read More

    • NSF expands sustainable certification

      Tuesday, 10 October 2017
      ANN ARBOR – Environmental accreditation company, NSF International is now an approved certification for three Textile Exchange standards. NSF says consumers are seeking greater transparency in the... Read More

    • Wool yarn bags gold eco award

      Friday, 29 September 2017
      OAKLAND – A wool yarn jointly developed by Italian spinner Zegna Baruffa and Stella McCartney has been awarded a Cradle to Cradle gold level certificate and will feature in the fashion brands... Read More

    • 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

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