Nordic coalition to accelerate the transition to a Circular Economy

Today key actors from Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark join forces to accelerate the Circular Economy in the Nordic Countries at the World Circular Economy Forum in Helsinki. The coalition aims to establish a new platform that will increase knowledge sharing about circular economy business models between the Nordic markets, while exploring the opportunities for … More Nordic coalition to accelerate the transition to a Circular Economy

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WTO issues 2019 Annual Report The WTO’s Annual Report, published June 4, provides a comprehensive account of the organization’s activities in 2018 and early 2019. The Report opens with a message from Director-General Roberto Azevêdo and a brief overview of the year. This is followed by in-depth accounts of the WTO’s main areas of activity … More Worth Reading

Yorkshire became a new textile Mekka in the UK

The growth of Yorkshire’s booming modern textile industry has the potential to lead worldwide, industry leaders say, held back only by the search for new career entrants. The creative industry has seen huge global growth, the region’s manufacturers have told The Yorkshire Post, developing a reputation for quality while leading advances in technology. Ahead of … More Yorkshire became a new textile Mekka in the UK

India’s apparel export’s share in total exports fall from 51 % in FY17 to 45 % in FY19

The new government would have to rethink its policy on turning around India’s second-largest job provider, as the textile sector continues to gasp for growth. Three years after key regulatory and labour changes were put in place, India’s textile and apparel exports have declined from USD 38.60 billion in 2014 to USD 37.12 billion in … More India’s apparel export’s share in total exports fall from 51 % in FY17 to 45 % in FY19

EU Commission clears acquisition of PeroxyChem by Evonik

The European Commission has approved June 5, 2019, under the EU Merger Regulation, the acquisition of PeroxyChem Holdings L.P. (“Peroxychem”) of the US by Evonik Industries AG (“Evonik”) of Germany. Both Peroxychem and Evonik are globally active in the production and marketing of specialty chemicals, in particular of hydrogen peroxide (“H2O2”) and peracetic acid (“PAA”). … More EU Commission clears acquisition of PeroxyChem by Evonik

Autoneum publishes Corporate Responsibility Report 2018

With its Advance Sustainability Strategy 2025 launched in 2018, Autoneum has defined an ambitious set of environmental, social and ethical targets. Material improvements were achieved already during the first year of implementation, as the Corporate Respon- sibility Report 2018 published today shows. For example, water consumption was reduced significantly during the reporting year, while the … More Autoneum publishes Corporate Responsibility Report 2018