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Good Fashion Fund Seeks Sustainable, Scalable Supply Chain Solutions
Good Fashion Fund Seeks Sustainable, Scalable Supply Chain Solutions

SUPPLY CHAIN - If we are to really shift the textile industry from one that is harming workers, local communities and the environment to one that is circular and sustainable, scalable solutions will be necessary.

Meet the Latest 12 Startups Set to Change Fashion as We Know it
Meet the Latest 12 Startups Set to Change Fashion as We Know it

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Innovations in garment fitting, recycling, intelligent machinery and a virtual garment marketplace are among the 12 new innovations joining the latest Fashion for Good-Plug and Play Accelerator Programme.

LENZING™ fibers are fully biodegradable in water, soil and compost
LENZING™ fibers are fully biodegradable in water, soil and compost

PRESS RELEASE - The Lenzing Group received confirmation of the full biodegradability of its fibers in fresh water by the independent research laboratory Organic Waste Systems (OWS).

As Amazon Burns, VF Corp Says No to Brazilian Leather
As Amazon Burns, VF Corp Says No to Brazilian Leather

WALKING THE TALK - As fires continue to ravage parts of the Amazon, the apparel giant says no more leather from Brazil until “we have the confidence and assurance that the materials used in our products do not contribute to environmental harm in the country.”

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32 Fashion, Textile Giants Make Pact to Transform Fashion Industry
32 Fashion, Textile Giants Make Pact to Transform Fashion Industry

COLLABORATION - The companies have signed a Fashion Pact, committing to practical targets together in climate, biodiversity and oceans. The Pact will be presented to heads of state during the G7 meeting this weekend in Biarritz.

Clothing Giants Join Forces to Fight Gender-Based Violence in African Factories
Clothing Giants Join Forces to Fight Gender-Based Violence in African Factories

BEHAVIOR CHANGE - Levi Strauss, The Children’s Place and Kontoor Brands have launched a pilot program aimed at ending gender-based harassment at five factories owned and operated by supplier Nien Hsing Textile Co., in Lesotho.

Partnerships, Education Helping Braskem Pave Way Toward a Circular Future
Partnerships, Education Helping Braskem Pave Way Toward a Circular Future

COLLABORATION - With dedication to research, investment in technology and partnerships, Braskem has been transforming the plastics value chain.

Trending: Fashion Edges Ever Closer to Circularity
Trending: Fashion Edges Ever Closer to Circularity

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Prada's new Nat Geo series highlights its Re-Nylon line; while the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Jeans Redesign Guidelines aim to ensure jeans are made better for the environment and the health of garment workers.

Coyuchi for Life: A Closed-Loop Approach to Textile Rentals
Coyuchi for Life: A Closed-Loop Approach to Textile Rentals

WASTE NOT - Organic linen purveyor Coyuchi is taking home textile rentals one step ahead with new, closed-loop program.

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Sustainable Fashion — What’s the Hold Up?
Sustainable Fashion — What’s the Hold Up?

BUSINESS CASE - Despite the consumer demand, brand opportunity and environmental imperative, very few brands are taking action in a meaningful way.

Trending: Ratcheting Up to Sustainable Activewear, Inside and Out
Trending: Ratcheting Up to Sustainable Activewear, Inside and Out

THE NEXT ECONOMY - ALLIED Feather & Down relaunches its global supply chain education and traceability tool for outdoor brands and consumers, while Arc’Teryx goes circular with Rock Solid Used Gear.

Trending: G-Star Raw, Gap Dyeing to Make Better Jeans
Trending: G-Star Raw, Gap Dyeing to Make Better Jeans

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - G-Star Raw launches its latest collection of garments dyed with upcycled plant waste; while Gap Inc will roll out foam-dyed denim that dramatically reduces water, chemical and energy use.

Trending: Fashion Giants Lining Up with Science-Based Targets
Trending: Fashion Giants Lining Up with Science-Based Targets

SUPPLY CHAIN - As Levi Strauss moves forward with its industry-leading climate action strategy, PUMA and Burberry are following suit with SBTi-approved science-based targets of their own.

Finnish R&D Project Aims to Make Business from Circular Textiles
Finnish R&D Project Aims to Make Business from Circular Textiles

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Telaketju, a Finnish network promoting sustainable recycling of textiles, shifts its focus from recycling to managing the whole value chain, extending textile lifespan and creating novel business models.

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Transparency Is the Outcome in a Process, Not the First Step
Transparency Is the Outcome in a Process, Not the First Step

MARKETING AND COMMS - H&M’s move towards transparency has been praised by competitors and consumers alike. But other firms looking to emulate this approach should understand that transparency is merely the end goal in a multi-step process.

Nike’s Circular Design Workbook Offers Sustainability Guidelines for All Designers
Nike’s Circular Design Workbook Offers Sustainability Guidelines for All Designers

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - The company says it hopes that the workbook helps to inspire considered choices that will reshape the future of product design around the world.

Forum for the Future, Fashion for Good Examine Potential Futures for Fashion
Forum for the Future, Fashion for Good Examine Potential Futures for Fashion

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - New studies released today at the Copenhagen Fashion Summit dive into potential futures for the fashion industry — Forum for the Future examines four distinct, climate-changed scenarios; while Fashion for Good assesses the viability of three circular business models.

Sustainable Apparel Coalition Launches Tech Venture to Scale Higg Index
Sustainable Apparel Coalition Launches Tech Venture to Scale Higg Index

NEW METRICS - Higg Co. will provide the trusted technology industry needs to be able to implement the Higg Index at scale; while the SAC will continue to focus on driving sustainability measurement and improvements in the apparel, footwear and textile industry.

Timberland, Wrangler, VF Foundation Support Regenerative Ranching Research
Timberland, Wrangler, VF Foundation Support Regenerative Ranching Research

SUPPLY CHAIN - Research aims to demonstrate economic and environmental gains for sustainable ranching practices. The systems-based research project focuses on 12 interrelated topics — including soil carbon and water, greenhouse gas emissions, and livestock wellbeing and resilience.

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Biodegradable Seat Covers: Lenzing on the Latest in Circular Auto Parts
Biodegradable Seat Covers: Lenzing on the Latest in Circular Auto Parts

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - Through a partnership with Swiss automaker Rinspeed, textile giant Lenzing is expanding into auto upholstery — and changing what it feels like to sit on wood.

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