Financing the green transition: The European Green Deal Investment Plan and Just Transition Mechanism

The European Union is committed to becoming the first climate-neutral bloc in the world by 2050. This requires significant investment from both the EU and the national public sector, as well as the private sector. The European Green Deal’s Investment Plan – the Sustainable Europe Investment Plan – presented today will mobilise public investment and … More Financing the green transition: The European Green Deal Investment Plan and Just Transition Mechanism

adidas and Beyoncé Launch The adidas x IVY PARK Collection

First launch under this global partnership reveals gender-neutral apparel and a glimpse into what future Performance wear can be Following the announcement of their industry-shifting global partnership in the spring of 2019, adidas and Beyoncé proudly introduce the first adidas x IVY PARK collection, available in stores and online January 18, 2020. Beyoncé, one of … More adidas and Beyoncé Launch The adidas x IVY PARK Collection

Baldwin’s new PREPAC® Advanced technologies decrease waste up to 50 %, cut cleaning cycles in half

Innovative cleaning cloth material and solvent formulas reduce environmental impact for offset printers Baldwin Technology Company Inc. has announced innovations within its PREPAC® Advanced product line of original cleaning consumables. Designed for newspaper, commercial web and sheet-fed presses, the new technologies optimize production time by shortening the cleaning cycle and minimizing waste. All Baldwin original … More Baldwin’s new PREPAC® Advanced technologies decrease waste up to 50 %, cut cleaning cycles in half

2019 is the year sustainability got serious

By Guest author Mostafiz Uddin, the Managing Director of Denim Expert Limited. He is also the Founder and CEO of Bangladesh Denim Expo and Bangladesh Apparel Exchange (BAE). Email: mostafiz@denimexpert.com From a sustainability perspective, the global apparel industry changed quite markedly in 2019. This was the first year I can remember in which all parts … More 2019 is the year sustainability got serious

Germany’s textile and clothing industry – still no turnaround

After some months of declining in the economic trends there are still no signs of a turnaround. The respective economic data are negative. Also, the occupational data is in a downturn. Clothing is looking a bit better, in particular in foreign trade, however from a low basis. Also the actual ifo-numbers are not indicating a … More Germany’s textile and clothing industry – still no turnaround

Trade/WTO: EU, U.S. and Japan agree on new ways to strengthen global rules on industrial subsidies

In a Joint Statement issued on January 14, 2020, representatives of the European Union, the United States and Japan announced their agreement to strengthen existing rules on industrial subsidies and condemned forced technology transfers practices. In a meeting held in Washington, D.C., the EU, the U.S. and Japan agreed that the current list of subsidies … More Trade/WTO: EU, U.S. and Japan agree on new ways to strengthen global rules on industrial subsidies