VENICE – When it comes to fibre choice, wool is our best bet for the planet – this was the…Read the full story… IWTO Congress: ‘wool’s time is now’
GUJARAT – Cotton yields in India have hit all-time lows for the 2018-19 season amid an ongoing drought affecting 40…Read the full story… Is climate change hitting Indian cotton yields?
WASHINGTON – H&M and PVH Corp, which owns Tommy Hilfiger, have responded to claims that they have only shifted sourcing…Read the full story… H&M, PVH deny entering Ethiopia for cheap labour
HELSINKI – A Finnish tech business which produces a cotton-like fibre from recycled fibres and cellulose has announced it has…Read the full story… €3.7m funding for closed loop fibre business
PORT ELIZABETH – China, the world’s largest importer of wool, has confirmed that the suspension of all wool imports from…Read the full story… China continues suspension of SA wool imports due to FMD
BUDAPEST – Unit prices for apparel imports to the US from Bangladesh fell by 7 per cent between 2014 and…Read the full story… Brands want sustainability – but who will fund it?
AMSTERDAM – Participants in the Dutch Agreement on Sustainable Garments and Textile (AGT) are, “well on the way to meeting…Read the full story… Dutch textile partnership reports progress
WASHINGTON – A leading US labour rights group is urging Nike put its weight behind the claims of Indonesian workers…Read the full story… Indonesian Nike supplier leaves workers with US$3m shortfall
DHAKA – The first ever female leader of Bangladesh’s powerful Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association has vowed to boost…Read the full story… New BGMEA head vows to boost female leadership