Taiwanese firm GS to manufacture plastic-free vegan leather

Taiwanese firm GS to manufacture plastic-free vegan leather. General Silicones (GS), a Taiwanese silicone product manufacturer, has been one of the leading suppliers of environmentally safe, plastic-free vegan leather goods. Vegan leather goods are becoming increasingly popular around the world. Silicone rubber is used to make vegan leather from GS. Natural silica, a component of sand, is used as the raw material for silicone rubber. … More Taiwanese firm GS to manufacture plastic-free vegan leather

Winners Announcement 2021 AATCC Concept 2 Consumer® Student Design Competition

AATCC is happy to announce the winners of the 2021 AATCC Concept 2 Consumers® Student Design Competition! AATCC received 41 entries, with 57 students participating from 20 colleges and universities. This year’s theme, Fashion Evolution, showcased AATCC’s Centennial—the Association’s 100th Birthday! The theme for AATCC’s Centennial celebrations is “Celebrating a Century—Focused on the Future!” Fashion … More Winners Announcement 2021 AATCC Concept 2 Consumer® Student Design Competition

WTO Working group on small business discusses roadmap to MC12 and explores new topics

WTO Working group on small business discusses roadmap to MC12 and explores new topics. At a meeting of the Informal Working Group on Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs), held on 4 May, WTO members discussed what the Group aims to deliver at the WTO’s 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12) and explored new topics to help small business benefit from international trade. The Group also looked at the implementation of the package of declarations and decisions adopted in December 2020. … More WTO Working group on small business discusses roadmap to MC12 and explores new topics

Principles, Partnership, Prosperity: EU and India launch collaboration on sustainable connectivity

Principles, Partnership, Prosperity: EU and India launch collaboration on sustainable connectivity. On the occasion of the EU-India Leaders’ Meeting in Porto and via video conference, the EU and India have concluded a comprehensive Connectivity Partnership, confirming their commitment to collaborate on supporting resilient and sustainable connectivity both in India and in third countries and regions, including Africa, Central Asia and the Indo-Pacific. … More Principles, Partnership, Prosperity: EU and India launch collaboration on sustainable connectivity