Verify any Content Claim with the CCS

Textile Exchange standards verify the content of a wide range of materials (i.e. organic, recycled, responsible wool, responsible down), but could never create standards to cover every material claim. Although it is embedded into all Textile Exchange standards as the basis for chain of custody requirements, the Content Claim Standard (CCS) was created as a separate, generic standard to be … Read More

THE ORGANIC COTTON ROUND TABLE GOES “GLOCAL” IN IZMIR

Turkey, and the wider region, has huge potential to accelerate growth in organic textiles. Geographically and technically the region has much in its favour. Over 120 motivated stakeholders came together with optimism and vision for an organic future to Think Global, and Act Local. As part of the collaboration with the Izmir Municipality (İZFAŞ), Textile Exchange commissioned Change Agency to … Read More

Updates to TE Transaction Certificate Policy and Templates

Textile Exchange (TE) is pleased to announce an updated Transaction Certificate Policy and corresponding Templates for our standards. Further to these updates, TE has released individual Transaction Certificate templates for each standard and an additional template for products certified to multiple TE standards. The example given in the template is a product made with both Organic Content Standard and Recycled … Read More

Textile Exchange (TE) and The New Zealand Merino Company Limited (NZM) Announced Important Agreement Regarding the RWS

The two organizations recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) detailing the alignment between the ZQ Accreditation program and the RWS.  As a result of this agreement, wool grown under the ZQ Accreditation program (ZQ Merino and ZQ Premium Wool) can now be sold as RWS certified. The New Zealand Merino Company is New Zealand’s leading commercial wool marketing and … Read More

UNIFI NAMED BEST IN THE WORLD

Originally posted by Genevieve Scarano on February 6, 2017 Unifi is transforming the textile sector with another annual achievement. Read more

ARVIND DEBUTS NEO CORD COLLECTION

Originally posted by Angela Velasquez on February 2, 2017 Channeling the Fab Four, Arvind debuted a new corduroy collection on Tuesday at Bluezone in Munich, Germany. The collection, called Neo Cord, takes aim at the belief that corduroy is only a winter fabrication. “There’s nothing new with corduroy, but by using the same technology we use in denim, we can … Read More

G-STAR RAW TO PRODUCE A LINE OF BLUESIGN PRODUCTS

Originally posted by Angela Velasquez on February 1, 2017 Sustainable technology provider, Bluesign, plays a key role in G-Star Raw’s multi-prong approach to clean denim. At Munich Fabric Start on Tuesday, Sara Fessler, G-Star Raw’s Restricted Substance List and environmental specialist, outlined the Dutch brand’s path from landing in Greenpeace’s infamous 2012 Dirty Laundry report to creating 100 percent Bluesign products in 2017. … Read More