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H&M Names 5 Sustainable Startups That Could Change the Face of Fashion
H&M Names 5 Sustainable Startups That Could Change the Face of Fashion

1 year ago - Fast fashion giant H&M has named the five winners of its latest Global Change Award, who are harnessing the power of technology to rein in the fashion industry’s extensive environmental and social impacts. This year’s winners include dissolvable thread, sustainable algae-based dye and clothes made from mushroom roots.

Working Conditions in Global Supply Chains: What and How to Measure
Working Conditions in Global Supply Chains: What and How to Measure

1 year ago - Despite decades of intense media and business attention, poor working conditions persist in global supply chains. Even Apple, recently announced yet again as the world’s most admired company by Fortune magazine, has struggled to address this issue.

H&M Teams Up with Aquafil to Bring Sustainable Fashion to the Masses
H&M Teams Up with Aquafil to Bring Sustainable Fashion to the Masses

1 year ago - Aquafil and H&M have joined forces to make sustainable fashion mainstream through the H&M Conscious Exclusive collection.

Trending: CO2 Dyeing, Biosynthetics Driving Transition Towards New Textiles Economy
Trending: CO2 Dyeing, Biosynthetics Driving Transition Towards New Textiles Economy

1 year ago - A new textiles economy is on the horizon as innovative textile and chemical firms develop new chemical- and petroleum-free processes to produce fabrics and materials.

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Trending: New Apparel Industry Commitments Push New Textiles Economy Forward
Trending: New Apparel Industry Commitments Push New Textiles Economy Forward

1 year ago - Fashion and textile industry heavy-hitters are heeding the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s recent call for a New Textiles Economy with the rollout of new agreements and action plans that consider the full life cycle of garments.

Trending: Circular Sportswear Is Next on Sustainable Fashion’s Checklist
Trending: Circular Sportswear Is Next on Sustainable Fashion’s Checklist

1 year ago - Circular design principles continue to infiltrate the fashion industry as fast fashion giants and emerging labels alike turn their attention to sustainable activewear. Despite recent criticism over its decision to send its discarded clothing to Swedish incinerators, H&M continues to stride forward on its mission to accelerate the circular fashion movement.

Trending: Fashion Positive, ZDHC Launch Resource Hubs to Drive Collaboration, Circularity
Trending: Fashion Positive, ZDHC Launch Resource Hubs to Drive Collaboration, Circularity

1 year ago - Circularity is slowing making its way into the fashion industry, aiming to transform one of the most polluting sectors into a shining example of sustainability, but it still has a long way to go before it can truly shed its bad reputation. Technology has been an important driver of change, allowing brands to improve efficiencies and reduce impacts, but the sharing of resources and best practices is proving to be just as critical in nudging the industry forward towards a circular future.

2018 Circulars Nominate 43 Changemakers Paving the Path to a Circular Future
2018 Circulars Nominate 43 Changemakers Paving the Path to a Circular Future

1 year ago - 2017 was a big year for the circular economy, with innovative new products, initiatives and tech tools popping up almost daily, and making it easier than every for corporates and consumers alike to engage in circularity. An initiative of the World Economic Forum and the Forum of Young Global Leaders, The Circulars are awarded to individuals, companies (from startups to multinationals) and public and social organizations in recognition for their contributions to the circular economy. This year, 43 innovators have been nominated for pushing the circular agenda forward and paving the way for others in their field.

As EMF Calls for New Textiles Economy, H&M Clothing Powers Swedish Incinerators
As EMF Calls for New Textiles Economy, H&M Clothing Powers Swedish Incinerators

2 years ago - Sweden is a leader in waste-to-energy generation and earlier this year, the country began powering its incineration plants with trash purchased from neighboring countries. With less than one percent of Swedish household waste sent to landfill since 2011, the country needed to look outside its borders to keep its incineration plants going. Now, news has emerged that some of this waste is discarded clothing from fast fashion giant H&M.

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Circular Solutions in Action: Retailers, Recyclers Collaborate to Fight Textile Waste
Circular Solutions in Action: Retailers, Recyclers Collaborate to Fight Textile Waste

2 years ago - Textile waste is a 26-billion-pound problem the world is just beginning to recognize. With us consuming more than 80 billion pieces of new clothing each year globally, there’s no question that change is necessary – but what will it take for retailers, clothing manufacturers and consumers to embrace the environmental benefits of reuse?

Apparel, Textile Industry Giants Unite Around SDGs at 2017 Textile Sustainability Conference
Apparel, Textile Industry Giants Unite Around SDGs at 2017 Textile Sustainability Conference

2 years ago - Big news has been rolling out of the Textile Exchange 2017 Textile Sustainability Conference near Washington, D.C. this week, providing evidence of the major paradigm shift taking place in the apparel and textile industry.

Control Union, H&M Launch Open Platform to Improve Sourcing, Transparency for Apparel Industry
Control Union, H&M Launch Open Platform to Improve Sourcing, Transparency for Apparel Industry

2 years ago - Control Union, a global network of inspection operations and dedicated laboratories, in partnership with H&M has created a new tool to help the apparel industry meet its commitments to supply chain transparency and responsible sourcing. A unique supply chain traceability and data service, CONNECTED is designed specifically for apparel industry supply chains that are complex, distributed over several tiers and countries.

Trending: Fashion Positive, H&M Launch New Tools, Tech to Accelerate Circular Fashion Movement
Trending: Fashion Positive, H&M Launch New Tools, Tech to Accelerate Circular Fashion Movement

2 years ago - The fashion and textile industries continue to make strides towards a more circular future with the emergence of new resources and technologies that make a sustainable shift easier than ever before.

Trending: Brands Look to Bio-Based, Upcycled Plastics to Reduce Apparel Industry Impacts
Trending: Brands Look to Bio-Based, Upcycled Plastics to Reduce Apparel Industry Impacts

2 years ago - Startups and retail giants alike are looking to bio-based materials and recycled plastics to drive innovation and reduce environmental impacts along the value chain within the fashion and textile industry.

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Trending: New Tech, Cross-Industry Accord Seek to Eradicate Forced Labor from Global Supply Chains
Trending: New Tech, Cross-Industry Accord Seek to Eradicate Forced Labor from Global Supply Chains

2 years ago - Across the globe, brands, manufacturers and employers are becoming more aware of the urgent need to address worker exploitation in global supply chains. Through the development of new cross-industry collaborations and technological solutions, industry leaders hope to put an end to forced labor.

Good News, Bad News for Viscose: USFIA Joins CanopyStyle; H&M Lands in Hot Water
Good News, Bad News for Viscose: USFIA Joins CanopyStyle; H&M Lands in Hot Water

2 years ago - Viscose continues to dominate the news as brands ramp up efforts to eliminate the destruction of ancient and endangered forests and human rights violations from the viscose supply chain, while others fall behind.

Eileen Fisher, H&M, Kering Are Latest Brands to Join Cradle to Cradle's Fashion Positive PLUS
Eileen Fisher, H&M, Kering Are Latest Brands to Join Cradle to Cradle's Fashion Positive PLUS

2 years ago - The apparel industry continues to make progress towards shedding its bad rep, with even more brands making moves to rethink traditional supply chains.

Ellen MacArthur, H&M, Nike Challenge Take-Make-Dispose Model with New Circular Fibres Initiative
Ellen MacArthur, H&M, Nike Challenge Take-Make-Dispose Model with New Circular Fibres Initiative

2 years ago - The Ellen MacArthur Foundation continues to drive forward the circular economy agenda with the launch of a new initiative that brings together key industry stakeholders, including C&A Foundation, H&M, Nike Inc,

Coalition Calls on Fashion Industry to Adopt Transparency Pledge
Coalition Calls on Fashion Industry to Adopt Transparency Pledge

2 years ago - Human Rights Watch is calling on the fashion industry to adopt and carry out the Apparel and Footwear Supply Chain Transparency Pledge. The organization contacted 72 apparel companies, asking them to publish information identifying the factories that produce their goods, addressing a key obstacle to rooting out abusive labor practices across the industry and helping to prevent disasters such as the Rana Plaza collapse.

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Fashion Transparency Index Reveals Even Top Brands Lagging in Supply Chain Transparency
Fashion Transparency Index Reveals Even Top Brands Lagging in Supply Chain Transparency

2 years ago - Four years after the collapse of the Rana Plaza garment factory in which 1,134 people were killed, Fashion Revolution has released its 2017 Fashion Transparency Index, which ranks 100 of the biggest fashion companies on their social and environmental policies, practices and impacts.

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