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    • Growing awareness of “eco-fibres”

      Tuesday, 22 August 2017
      SAN FRANCISCO – There is a growing awareness of and investment in “eco-fibres” within the textile industry, according to a new report which suggests the market will grow to over US$93 billion by... Read More

    • Vaude to broaden environmental stewardship initiative

      Monday, 21 August 2017
      TETTNANG – German outdoor clothing firm, Vaude has announced it will be extending its ‘Environmental Stewardship in the Supply Chain’ initiative to all its textile suppliers. Vaude says the project has... Read More

    • Record revenue for Cotton made in Africa

      Thursday, 17 August 2017
      HAMBURG – Cotton sustainability initiative Cotton made in Africa (CmiA) has announced record revenue figures for its production of cotton in 2016. In 2016, Cotton made in Africa increased its... Read More

    • Legislation drives China textile sector progress

      Thursday, 17 August 2017
      BEIJING – A new report on the Chinese textile sector, suggests the industry not only wants to improve its environmental footprint, but is also exploring how to plug into the circular economy as it comes... Read More

    • Foreign investors disappoint Ethiopia

      Wednesday, 16 August 2017
      ETHIOPIA – The Ethiopian government has expressed disappointment at the rate of progress of its developing textile and apparel manufacturing sector after a slowdown in recent investments in new... Read More

    • Dyes

      Bio start-up to scale dye technology

      Tuesday, 15 August 2017
      CAMBRIDGE - A UK-based start-up says it has found a novel method of harnessing protein DNA to produce microorganisms which can deposit and fix dyes to fabrics. Using synthetically grown organisms... Read More

    • Garments ‘made in China’ could be from North Korea

      Monday, 14 August 2017
      BEIJING – Clothing imported by major apparel retailers and brands with the ‘Made in China’ label could actually have been made by extremely low-paid garment workers in North Korea, which are then... Read More

    • Sewbots to combat textile CO2 emissions

      Friday, 11 August 2017
      AMSTERDAM – Fashion for Good has teamed up with SoftWear Automation Inc., to help scale-up the use of fully automated ‘sewbots’ for finishing t-shirts and fabrics in a bid to fast-track innovative... Read More

    • Hemp

      China steps up hemp R&D efforts

      Friday, 11 August 2017
      HEILONGJIANG – China's Heilongjiang Province has stepped up its research and development efforts to develop fine hemp fibres at a large-scale, in a bid to provide a credible alternative to cotton.... Read More

    • Further Italian calls to phase out mulesing

      Wednesday, 09 August 2017
      SYDNEY - Italian textile mills are growing frustrated by the lack of progress in Australia in phasing out mulesing and are beginning to look for non-mulesing wool from competitors according to news... 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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