How to drive effective action on sustainable fashion

The apparel sector has acknowledged a need to do better in removing abuses from its supply chain. Last year’s survey by McKinsey of chief procurement officers from 64 apparel brands found that “apparel executives increasingly believe that sustainable sourcing at scale is a must-have for their companies and for the industry”. Certainly, despite decades of effort, the apparel sector continues to ...

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How fashion can get to net-zero

Ian Welsh: When talking about climate targets, definitions are very important. What does net-zero...

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Manage apparel sector human rights risks by empowering producer communities

This week: Alison Ward, CEO of CottonConnect, discusses how brand buyers can work with cotton pro...

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Materials innovation and sustainability: the business opportunities in 2021

In this extended discussion, hear experts from Neste, Covestro, Unilever and the European Commiss...

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Webinar – Addressing gaps in sustainability: why fashion brands need more data

As apparel brands work to implement sustainability commitments across their supply chains, access...

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How the apparel sector can cut supply chain emissions and water use

PEFC’s CEO and secretary-general Ben Gunneburg and Innovation Forum’s Ian Welsh talk about how so...

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Sustainable forest fibres and net-zero emissions challenges

This week: Ben Gunneberg, CEO of PEFC International, on the benefits for the apparel sector from ...

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FSC and Eastman Naia on the sourcing sustainable wood pulp challenges

Ruth Farrell, textiles marketing director at Eastman Naia, and Andrés Ortolano, FSC Italy chain o...

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Dupont on apparel sector circular economy models

This week: Renee Henze, global marketing and channel development director, Dupont Biomaterials, t...

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Can fast fashion go circular?

Developing circular economy practices that work has been a key business goal for many companies f...

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H&M and Puma on apparel’s low carbon future

This week: H&M’s Pascal Brun and Puma Group’s Stefan Seidel debate action on climate change a...

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