Covering Chemicals, Water usage, GHG, Energy, Social accountability; Green Mirage: the empty promise of preferred fibers, certifications and LCAs.
Although it is not a silver bullet for the suite of problems, textile recycling is still an essential avenue for the fashion industry to continue exploring and shifting towards. Making the transition easier is Re:newcell. Normalising the reuse, remake, resell, remake again, resell again business model, the Swedish company has been busy pioneering a sustainable […]
To answer consumer and regulators demand for increased transparency, Haelixa has developed a solution to mark and trace garments from the source (waste or fiber), to prove claims of product origin, recycling, manufacturing and quality.
Beating climate change and ensuring fair and just work for everyone in the supply chain? These industry goals are not possible to achieve without traceability. Learn more about the challenges of achieving traceability (specifically within cotton), as well as where traceability gets lost.
This session highlights how Transformers Foundation, which represents the denim supply chain and its ideas for positive change, is amplifying producer perspectives on sustainability and their efforts to drive change. Together with two other manufacturer-driven entities, the Sustainable Terms of Trade Initiative and Miran Ali of the STAR Network, we will explore arbitration mechanisms for […]
Who is responsible for tomorrow? Green and fair fashion is going through a credibility crisis. Without air-tight data and supply chain monitoring, brands can no longer speak about their sustainability efforts. More and more social and environmental regulations such as the “Lieferkettensorgfaltspflichtengesetz” or the “EU Strategy for sustainable and circular textiles” are continuously being implemented, […]
A must-have in every brand’s strategy, sustainability should be considered across all areas of the garment – no matter how small. As permanent or temporary elements of a product, trims and packaging are a priority in terms of material and waste management and as potential communication channels. Learnings and forecasts on trends and requirements for […]
At the light of the upcoming EU legislation, past experiences, new processes and business models, experts and industry insiders discuss about what needs to change for the future of fashion and of the planet.
Meaningful decarbonization action requires putting some hard questions on the table. For instance, does it make sense to push all companies into setting science-based targets if those companies do not have access to renewables or have high thermal energy requirements? What is the most effective way to distribute responsibility for a collective goal to individual […]
Explore the concept of regenerative cotton, highlighting its ecological benefits and how it differs from organic cotton, including various certifications. Plus delve into the groundbreaking regenerative cotton project led by Bossa in Adana, Turkey, showcasing their sustainable practices and the positive impact on local ecosystems.
The Indigo Invitational Fade Competition is helping to create legions of sustainable consumers. Founder Bryan Szabo will discuss the world’s largest fading competition and how it is changing the way that consumers buy and wear denim products.