Trade war to hit high-end US fashion brands dependent on specialised Chinese manufacturing
New US study shows low-end clothing production moving rapidly to Vietnam, Cambodia and Bangladesh, but high-end goods still made in China. The average retail price of clothing manufactured in China has more than doubled since the start of the trade war
ZDHC Signatory Brands to Converge their Screened Chemistry Programmes
ZDHC’s Roadmap to Zero Programme announces the convergence of Levi Strauss & Co., NIKE, Inc., H&M and C&A approaches to screened chemistry (Screened Chemistry).
Since 2015, we have been seeing an evolution, with companies adopting the practices from the compliance and “beyond monitoring” eras, but also driving towards more transparency.
Leading Your Business Through Pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting societal and economic shutdowns are delivering a shock to the global economy and to the broader fashion industry.
Impact of Corona-Pandemic on Global Textile Industry
The world of work is facing a global health crisis unlike any in the 100-year history. Fast-spreading Coronavirus disease (Covid19) is making human suffering, damaging the global economy and disrupting people’s lives. The economic impact on the industries has affected the business and livelihoods of employers and workers alike.
Can Fabric Face Mask Provide Protection from Virus?
People have been told to cover their faces with a mask in public to help slow the spread of the coronavirus. The researchers all around the world are investigating the performance of homemade fabric masks due to a possible shortage of surgical masks and N95s. So which fabric material offers the most protection?
Stress Management For Leaders Through Pandemic
The Corona crisis is a huge and unique challenge for all of us. The health and safety of our employees, customers and partners are our top priority. Most of the companies are doing their utmost efforts to take care of their employees. In addition to the work we’ve been doing to support our own employees, we would like to share these best practices with other companies
To What Extent Were Textile Manufacturers in Asia Affected by the Virus Crisis
Coronavirus forcing temporary factory closures, layoffs
Minimizing Trade Risk
As trade uncertainty roils the industry, it’s all about options available to minimize risk
Sustainability in Numbers
One of the strongest thesis of sustainable life is that every choice you make has an impact. Every day from the coffee you order to the clothes you wear, all of the choices we make are part of the big world picture. In brief, sustainable life is that if you are conscious in your choices and your actions, you can change the world.
Setazol® Black M-MS/ Always Black
Setazol® Black M-MS is a reaktif black dye meeting market demands with its high fastness properties and advantages in processing
Unilever and Forum for the Future launched Circular economy business model toolkit
Unilever and Forum for the Future have developed a toolkit that identifies 10 different circular business model archetypes.
bluesign® Joins ZDHC as contributor
The bluesign® SYSTEM adds a remarkable number of chemical products from its 12’000+ chemical products list from over 190 chemical suppliers to the ZHDC GatewayTM
Life Cycle Assessment – Five Garments
LCA of Swedish Fashion Consumption: Understanding the environmental impact of Swedish fashion consumption – The First Life-cycle-assessment on Swedish fashion consumption including an evaluation of chemical use.
Sustainability is the Paradigm of Digital Textile Printing
As the awareness of sustainability grows throughout our industry and the community that it serves, we are witnessing a huge swing towards sustainable supply.
2019 Supply Chain Outlook for the Apparel Industry
Speed and cost efficiency are both critical as apparel businesses juggle myriad products and suppliers, and growing industry pressures are underscoring the importance of a well-run supply chain.
Sustainability has begun to present increasingly in our daily lives and the world's leading brands are constantly updating their strategies to contribute to the concept of sustainability.