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June 20 2017 Article in English
C&A Foundation aims to transform fashion industry

C&A Foundation has announced its intention to transform the fashion industry into a force for good, says its annual report for 2016. The company has benefitted 75,000 cotton farmers, workers, and community members through its cotton, working conditions and forced labour programmes.
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June 20 2017 Article in English
Marks & Spencer Promises 100 New Sustainability Commitments

Marks & Spencer (M&S) has long been a first mover in the retail sector on supply chain sustainability, garment recycling and human rights. A decade after its first “Plan A” sustainability commitments, M&S is setting 100 new targets to be reached by 2025.
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April 24 2017 Article in English
“What does modern slavery look like?”

The Global Slavery Index estimates there are 45.8 million slaves in the world today. Well-meaning but often times poorly informed consumers, NGOs and media lack the understanding of the amount of leverage companies actually have to effect change
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April 18 2017 Article in English
Ethical Fashion Report Finds Zara and Patagonia Are Leading The Way

Baptist World Aid Australia on Wednesday released their fourth Ethical Fashion Report which reveals the 330 fashion brands failing, or progressing, in mitigating the risk of worker exploitation in their global supply chains.
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March 24 2017 Article in English
Industry 4.0: Texprocess Presents ‘Digital Textile Micro Factory’ for the First Time

On the way to Industry 4.0: at the upcoming Texprocess trade fair, a ‘Digital Textile Micro Factory’ will present a live demonstration of an integrated production chain for apparel.
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March 20 2017 Article in English
Transparency is trending

When we published the first edition of the Fashion Transparency Index with Ethical Consumer magazine in April 2016, we looked at 40 leading global fashion brands and found that only 5 brands (adidas, Converse, H&M, Levi Strauss & Co and H&M) published a list of their manufacturers and only 2 (adidas and H&M) published the names and addresses of sub-contractors or fabric/yarn suppliers.
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March 08 2017 Article in English
India's cotton yarn exports to rise on strong Chinese demand

As the Chinese cotton auction started at a 25 percent premium over the prevailing fibre rate in India, Indian exporters are pinning hopes on a revival in cotton yarn exports.
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January 19 2017 Article in English
European textile industry: Now’s the time for wise substitution

The time when the European textile industry was characterised by mass-market production is long gone. Today, it stands for high quality production which brings value to many business areas including fashion, automotive, construction and many other industries.
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December 29 2016 News in English  ALL EYES AHEAD: LOOKING FORWARD TO RETAIL 2017

December 23 2016 News in English  Can H&M Really Make Fast Fashion Sustainable?

December 08 2016 News in English  Your Clothing May Be Killing the Fish

December 05 2016 News in English  Can Fast-Fashion Brands Like Zara Go Sustainable?

December 01 2016 News in English  H&M, Zara Grapple With Sustainability Trend This Holiday Season

November 30 2016 News in English  Retailer Primark says constantly looking for slavery in its supply chain

November 28 2016 News in English  Is your T-shirt clean of slavery? Science may soon be able to tell

November 11 2016 News in English  Competing with yoga pants: Cotton explores athleisurewear market

November 04 2016 News in English  China buys more spun yarn from Vietnam, halves yarn import from India

October 21 2016 News in English  A New Strategic Innovation and Research Agenda for the European Textile and Clothing Sector

October 21 2016 News in English  Eco-Fashion Gets Hip for China’s ‘Light Green’ Consumers

October 18 2016 News in English  Indian cotton exports drop 11.58% in April-June quarter18

October 17 2016 News in English  INDIA: High cotton prices to affect apparel company margins

October 14 2016 News in English  Steps towards Industrie 4.0

October 12 2016 News in English  Cotton economist talks yoga pants: 'We have a demand problem'

October 10 2016 News in English  Are yarn exporters showing sign of Ostrich Syndrome as Pakistan pips India to third?

September 30 2016 News in English  INDIA: Textile mills seek cotton procurement by CCI

September 23 2016 News in English  INDIA: ‘Textile industry should innovate, think beyond cotton’

September 21 2016 News in English  Half a Million Jobs Lost as Textile Crisis Hits Pakistan's Economy

September 08 2016 News in English  Launch of the new European Strategic Innovation and Research Agenda for Textiles at EU High-Tech Textiles Conference

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