Bayer outlines its vision for the future of agriculture

The Future of Farming Dialogue 2018 Company focused on innovation, sustainability and digital transformation for the benefit of farmers, consumers and the planet Joined by farming stakeholders, academia, NGOs and industry experts from around the globe, Bayer outlined its vision for the future of agriculture today, reaffirming its commitment to innovation, sustainability and digital transformation … More Bayer outlines its vision for the future of agriculture

The Case for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

The Helen Alexander Lecture: The Case for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) By Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund Main messages: “The SDGs lay out the contours of the world we want, and indeed need—a world free of poverty and deprivation; a fairer world; a world that respects natural limits.” “The SDGs are the … More The Case for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Esprit Announces Annual Results of FY17/18 and Strategy for Moving Forward

ESPRIT HOLDINGS LIMITED (“Esprit” or “the Group”; HKEx: 330) on September 18, 2018 announced its annual financial results for the year ended June 30, 2018 (“FY17/18”) Financial Highlights Revenue of the Group for FY17/18 amounted to HKD15455 million (FY16/17: HKD15942 million) representing a decline of -11.1 % year-on-year (“yoy”) in local currency terms (“LCY”). The … More Esprit Announces Annual Results of FY17/18 and Strategy for Moving Forward

Breaking News – U.S. Fashion Industry strongly opposes New Tariffs – New sourcing destinations

This evening of September 17, President Trump announced that he would move forward with tariffs on an additional USD 200 billion worth of goods from China, including several fashion and consumer products. The United States Fashion Industry Association (USFIA) strongly opposes this action. In addition to amounting to a tax on consumers, these tariffs will … More Breaking News – U.S. Fashion Industry strongly opposes New Tariffs – New sourcing destinations

Breaking News – Clariant makes a step change into higher value specialties

Creation of a new and stronger Clariant with sales of approximately CHF 9 billion and an EBITDA margin of around 20 % in 2021E Intended transaction to combine Clariant’s Additives and high value Masterbatches with parts of SABIC’s Specialties business to form the Business Area High Performance Materials which will provide customers with significant benefits … More Breaking News – Clariant makes a step change into higher value specialties