14 Dec

Sustainability in Textiles’

VF Corporation has charted out a new ‘Made for Change’ sustainability approach, which will stress on reducing the organisation’s global environmental footprint by 50 percent in the next 13 years, say by 2030. The Made for Change strategy focuses on three core areas: Circular Business Models, Scale for Good and Movement Makers. VF is equally committed to improving the lives of those associated with the garment industry as workers and local community members by 2025. The brand will ensure safe wor


17 Nov

Sustainability in Textiles..

The Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety has expressed satisfaction over the implementation of the corrective safety plan for the Bangladesh readymade garment factories. The platform of 28 North American fashion brands and retailers is now ready to over its safety programme to a local body that should be ‘Independent’ and ‘Credible’. According to the report, 85 per cent of all the required factory repairs have been completed, including 80 per cent of crucial repairs, while 234 production u


13 Nov

Sustainability in Textiles,.,

Birla Cellulose, the fashion fabric brand of Aditya Birla Group, has added one more feather to its cap by securing the top spot in the global sustainability report by Canadian NGO Canopy. The recognition has come as a booster for the company that aims to be the global leader in the man-made cellulosic fibre industry. The company received ‘light green shirt’ ranking in the sustainability report. At least 11 viscose rayon producers that represent 70 per cent of the global viscose production are in


31 Oct

Latest Textiles Industry News

Shandong Ruyi Investment Holding will reportedly be acquiring INVISTA-owned Apparel & Advanced Textiles business (A&AT) and the agreement between the two companies was made through a stock transaction which includes A&AT’s renowned fibre brands like LYCRA, COOLMAX, LYCRA HyFit, and ELASPAN. Transfer of technical, administrative, operations and commercial staff of around 3,000 are also a part of the deal. The firm also plans to retain the existing strategies as well as the organisational structur


21 Sep

Sustainability in Textiles

Swiss-based Archroma is displaying its sustainable innovations for the first time ever at the ongoing Première Vision 2017, in Paris, France. Where the company has put on display its various color management solutions which help the apparel and textile industry to achieve accurate colors on the fabrics manufactured. Additionally, Archroma has presented its Color Atlas Library which features 4,320 color swatches in six volumes to promote the use of sustainable and natural colors in the textile in