"Sustainability" tag

Textile Industry

How to be Friend of the Nature

“Sustainability is a process, not just an action”, in Canepa they are used to saying. This is the key to understand the philosophy of the Italian textile group Canepa, located in the silk…

Luxury consumers are young and sustainability sensitive

The new protagonists of the high-end market are between 18 and 34 years old. They are global, digitized, optimistic, open to new things, to recommendation and the exchange of products, and sensitive to…



Klopman launches new range of recycled polyester workwear

Klopman International, among Europe’s leading brands in workwear, protectivewear and corporatewear sectors, launches a new range of products made with recycled polyester, Faitrade cotton and/or organic cotton, targeting garment manufacturers and encouraging them…


German Manufacturers Get Ready for the Future

One of the key factors of the mission of VDMA is the promotion of an effective sustainable development among its associates, that reached an ambitious goal with the launch of the Blue Competence initiative in 2011

“Master the art of sustainable innovation” is the claim of ITMA 2015, which this time not only intended to be the major world showcase of textile-clothing technology, but also an opportunity to implement…

Textile World

Is Sustainability Good for Business?

This year’s World Textile Summit focused on sustainability, which is more and more not only a question of marketing or even ethics but also a question of… profitability

The United Nations Climate Change Conference, held in Paris from November 30th to December 11th, has been defined the last call to find a real agreement on reducing the human impact on the…



Nike’s Efforts in Reducing the Environmental Footprint of its Products

Mit climate colab and nike call for materials innovation to combat climate change.  As part of NIKE, Inc.’s strategic focus to reduce its environmental footprint and enable business growth, the company announced two…

Carlo Piacenza


GOTS, a Pleasant Surprise

Lanificio Fratelli Piacenza wool mill, the historic fabric producer located in the Biella textile cluster, recently obtained the GOTS certification, result of the hard work done to get more and more sustainable

The request for transparency and sustainability in the textile and fashion field is rising over and over. Consumers are more aware of the environment pollution due to manufacturing processes, of the ethical implications…


Benetton Group Stops Using Angora

Benetton Group confirms the decision to stop using angora wool in all its collections sold around the world. The Italian company writes on its website: “Our garments are manufactured with the utmost respect…


Better Reporting of Wool’s Environmental Performance

A recently published scientific study paves the way for better reporting of wool’s environmental performance, proposing a new set of methods for use in life cycle assessments of wool where wool is produced…

Malhas Sonix


Portuguese Malhas Sonix is Awarded the STeP by OEKO-TEX®

In March 2015, Malhas Sonix S.A. became the first company in Portugal to be awarded the STeP by OEKO-TEX® certificate for its Sustainable Textile Production. Malhas Sonix is a manufacturer of high-quality leisure…

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