Textiles to account for a quarter of the world’s carbon emissions by 2050

If growth in fashion continues along its current trajectory, by 2050 the textile industry would account for around a quarter of the world’s total allowable carbon emissions. In order to circumvent the eco impact, leading companies are coming up with sustainable solutions to chart green growth. Fashion companies have on the whole managed to improve … More Textiles to account for a quarter of the world’s carbon emissions by 2050

Major textile and apparel digitalization event to come to the United States in 2019

A unique textile and apparel manufacturing event, bringing together all the major aspects of progressive digitalization in a three-day conference series, is to come to the United States for the first time. Innovate Textile & Apparel Americas, organized by World Textile Information Network (WTiN), will take place in Raleigh, North Carolina from May 1-3, 2019, … More Major textile and apparel digitalization event to come to the United States in 2019

WTO Director General Azevêdo calls on APEC members to help address challenges in global trade

Addressing a meeting of APEC trade ministers in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, on May 25, 2018 Director-General Roberto Azevêdo called on ministers to address rising trade tensions and to step up efforts to advance the WTO’s work in a number of areas. During their session on ‘Supporting the Multilateral Trading System’, which had a … More WTO Director General Azevêdo calls on APEC members to help address challenges in global trade

Nike, H&M and Burberry join forces for sustainable fashion

Major global brands Nike, H&M, Burberry and Gap have signed up to an initiative that aims to improve the industry’s record on sustainability after a study found less than one percent of clothing is recycled The Ellen MacArthur Foundation, set up by the record-breaking sailor, announced on Wednesday that the brands were joining its Make … More Nike, H&M and Burberry join forces for sustainable fashion