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Changing world of work needs new jobs strategy, says OECD Governments need to do more to help workers and firms adapt to the fast-changing world of work and drive inclusive growth, according to the new OECD Jobs Strategy. New evidence in the report reveals that countries that promote job quantity, quality and inclusiveness – such … More Worth Reading

Swedish fashion chains join forces in the Swedish Textile Initiative for Climate Actions

The aim is to create better industry conditions for the important work of reducing climate impact KappAhl, H&M and Peak Performance support the UN’s ”Fashion Industry Charter on Climate Action” – committing to reduce their climate impact by 30 % by 2030. To achieve key sustainability goals industry cooperation is needed. With the initiative “Swedish … More Swedish fashion chains join forces in the Swedish Textile Initiative for Climate Actions

Kana Matsunami x Véronique Moriez – A Lingerie collaboration with an essence of French and Tokyo culture

When the chic minimalism of Japan meets the expertise of French corsetry, we realize a refined and artistic Lingerie collaboration with delicate materials full of character. The meeting of Kana Matsunami, Japanese designer of ready-to-wear fashion and jewelry, and Véronique Moriez, Parisian Lingerie designer and colourist, in 2016 led to the conception of expanding Kana’s … More Kana Matsunami x Véronique Moriez – A Lingerie collaboration with an essence of French and Tokyo culture

Lenzing supports industry initiatives to accelerate results in the race against climate change

Private sector addresses the UNFCCC conference urging greater collaboration WEF’s open letter signed by 50 CEOs of major global business offer fast-track solutions Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action increases awareness along the whole value chain Lenzing Group changes from coal-fired boilers to gas-fired boilers in China REFIBRA™ technology of Lenzing Group one of leading … More Lenzing supports industry initiatives to accelerate results in the race against climate change

Easing growth momentum in the OECD area

Composite leading indicators (CLIs), designed to anticipateturning points in economic activity relative to trend six to nine months ahead,continue to point to easing growth momentum in the OECD area as a whole. Easing growth momentum remains the assessment for the UnitedKingdom, Canada and the euro area as a whole, including Germany, France andItaly, with similar … More Easing growth momentum in the OECD area

November Trade winds blow China off Course

China managed to shrug off slowing global growth for months. No longer—November trade data was unambiguously bad By guest author Nathaniel Taplin, Columnist, Heard on the Street, The Wall Street Journal The trend is your friend, economists and investors love to say—unless it is not. Strong Chinese exports have, for months, managed to buck slowing … More November Trade winds blow China off Course