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

RESPONSIBLE WOOL STANDARD SECOND STAKEHOLDER REVIEW LAUNCHES

Lubbock, Texas – 5th May 2016 – Textile Exchange is excited to announce the release of the second draft of the Responsible Wool Standard (RWS) for public stakeholder review. The stakeholder review is an important opportunity for interested parties to give input into the standard, and to ensure that it meets its goals and delivers value to the wool industry. … Read More

IMPROVED FIRE SAFETY IN BANGLADESH

From www.hm.com All factories producing for H&M should be safe and all workers should feel safe at their everyday workplace. These are key concerns for H&M. We have always seen it as our responsibility to actively contribute to safe workplaces in the textile industry. In general, there is a need of improving fire and safety in Bangladesh – a country … Read More

CELEBRATE EARTH DAY 2016 – TAKE THE RECYCLED POLYESTER CHALLENGE

The impact reduction that can be achieved by converting from virgin polyester to recycled polyester is unfathomable! In celebration of Earth Day (April 22), we want to take a moment to inspire and ignite the power that we have in the global textile industry collectively to generate transformational change at scale. We decided to run a simple set of two scenarios on virgin polyester and mechanically … Read More

NEW TRIPLE PUNDIT COTTON SERIES

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Triple Pundit has launched a series on Cotton Fibers at Work: Environmental and Social Impacts from Farm to Factory. The series is sponsored by C&A Foundation. The first two articles in the series feature Anita Chester from C&A Foundation and TE’s Liesl Truscott. Articles can be read here: Published by Nithin Coca on Tuesday, Feb 9th, 2016 We all know … Read More

2016 CONFERENCE – SAVE THE DATE!

Save the date for Textile Exchange’s annual Textile Sustainability Conference being held in the beautiful port city of Hamburg, Germany on October 3-6, 2016. The line-up of events will include: October 3: Conference Check-in and evening Welcome Cocktail Reception October 4-5: Full Day Conference and Events October 6: Organic Cotton Round Table October 7-10: TExcursions (Tour options to be announced) … Read More

JANUARY 2016 – MEMBERSHIP FOCUS

January is Membership month at Textile Exchange, and we want to start by thanking all our members for your generous support of our work.  We simply could not accomplish what we do at TE without your financial contributions and collaborative engagement with us. So to all our members, a HUGE thank you! For those of you not familiar with TE or haven’t … Read More