TE Webinar Archives Now Available: The Essentials of the Global Recycled Standard Part 2

Part Two: Achieving Zero Discharge Last year, Recycled Claim Standard 2.0 and Global Recycled Standard (GRS) 4.0 were released by Textile Exchange. As of July 2018, all sites should be compliant with the new standards. The most significant changes in the standard are: 1) how materials are verified as recycled and 2) our adoption of … More TE Webinar Archives Now Available: The Essentials of the Global Recycled Standard Part 2

Awards

Young Champions of the Earth 2018 announced Seven young people from around the world have been recognized as Young Champions of the Earth by UN Environment for their big ideas on environmental protection. They are the second winners of the award, which is sponsored by Covestro, a leading manufacturer of materials for sustainable development. From … More Awards

Huntsman Textile Effects introduces Univadine E3-3D diffusion accelerant for dyeing of polyester

Huntsman Textile Effects introduces Univadine E3-3D diffusion accelerant to achieve high performance dyeing of polyester According to the company, polyester, microfibers and blends treated with Univadine E3-3D diffusion accelerant comply with the requirements of bluesign, in addition to being suitable for Standard 100 by Oeko-Tex and an approved input dyeing auxiliary chemical for GOTS (Global … More Huntsman Textile Effects introduces Univadine E3-3D diffusion accelerant for dyeing of polyester

Worth Reading

Economic Outlook for Southeast Asia, China and India 2018 – Update   Promoting Opportunities in E-commerce, published by the OECD Development Centre The Economic Outlook for Southeast Asia, China and India is a bi-annual publication on regional economic growth, development and regional integration in Emerging Asia. It focuses on the economic conditions of Association of … More Worth Reading

Next generation of agricultural talent invited to ‘plant their path’ at the 2019 Youth Ag Summit in Brazil

100 young agricultural enthusiasts aged 18-25 will be chosen to attend the summit in Brasília, Brazil in November 2019 / Bayer will collaborate with Nuffield Brazil and AIESEC Brazil for the 2019 Youth Ag Summit / Applications are now open until January 10, 2019 – Bayer is excited to announce that applications for the fourth … More Next generation of agricultural talent invited to ‘plant their path’ at the 2019 Youth Ag Summit in Brazil

NCTO Applauds IPR Enforcement Efforts

Renews Request for Added Tariffs on Chinese Textile and Apparel End Items The U.S. National Council of Textile Organization’s (NCTO) applauds the Trump administration’s September 17 Section 301 tariff announcement as necessary to resolve longstanding trade inequities with China.  NCTO, however, strongly believes that the administration’s continued focus on added tariffs on upstream textile inputs … More NCTO Applauds IPR Enforcement Efforts