PVH partners with HSBC team on sustainable supply chain finance programme

HSBC Bank USA and apparel giant, PVH Corp have announced the first sustainable supply chain finance programme that is based on suppliers’ sustainability ratings and related to both environmental and social objectives. The collaboration with HSBC gives PVH’s suppliers access to critical funding based on a set of science-based environmental targets, as well as a … More PVH partners with HSBC team on sustainable supply chain finance programme

AMSilk announces plan to scale up bio-silk production

      AMSilk, a leader in the production of innovative high-performance bio-based silk materials, based in Munich Germany, has announced plans to increase the production of high-performance bio-based silk materials by several thousand tonnes per year and to expand its manufacturing network outside of Europe. According to the company, its scalable biotechnological infrastructure and … More AMSilk announces plan to scale up bio-silk production

Hilco acquires Cath Kidston

Retail investor Hilco Capital has bought Cath Kidston Cath Kidston collapsed into administration in 2020 with the loss of nearly 1,000 jobs By guest author Georgia White from the Retail Gazette Cath Kidston has been bought by the investment and restructuring firm Hilco Capital. Hilco, which has often been associated with investments in distressed companies, … More Hilco acquires Cath Kidston

SDC webinar – Watch the recording – Ecofoot

Have you caught up with the latest webinar in our New Technology Series? The SDC welcomed Jaime Gomes, CEO of Ecofoot, to discuss the sustainable dyeing of cellulosic fibres with reactive dyes and how Ecofoot’s latest technological innovation, H2COLOR, prevents the hydrolysis reaction during the dyebath stage, helping to save water and energy during the … More SDC webinar – Watch the recording – Ecofoot

German Construction industry: Uncertainty subsides

By guest author Jochen Moebert from Deutsche Bank Research In the last months the strong headwinds for the construction industry are expected to ease as commodity prices fall and material and labour shortages begin to decline. In recent months, the construction industry has been facing a lot of headwinds. The war, high commodity prices and … More German Construction industry: Uncertainty subsides