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That the German FDP party is currently blocking the EU Supply Chain Act? For Michelle Trimborn, Campaign Manager and Coordinator of the CSR Initiative Lieferkettengesetz, the situation is sending out the wrong signals. We talk to her about the CSDDD, the current difficulties, and what's at stake if it actually fails.


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New Report: Towards a Collective Approach - Rethinking Fashion's Doomed Climate Strategy

New Report: Towards a Collective Approach - Rethinking Fashion's Doomed Climate Strategy

Transformers Foundation surveyed denim suppliers, finding that the sector’s approach to climate change, including Science Based Targets, are impractical and inequitable: they often ignore feasibility, context, fairness, and disproportionately burden suppliers financially.


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What are the current challenges in the garment and textiles industry in Bangladesh? How is the sector developing in China? What about labour rights and working conditions in Vietnam? Learn more about the issues shaping the industry in Asia's key sourcing hubs, with insights from leading industry experts in those countries.


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ILO releases new guides to help garment factories become more resilient

ILO releases new guides to help garment factories become more resilient

Building business resilience during and after the COVID 19 pandemic has become one of the most important topics for garment manufacturers. Find out about recommended measures for factory managers in the new guides from ILO.

Let’s talk!  Social Dialogue helps Asian garment industry navigate the COVID-19 crisis

Let’s talk! Social Dialogue helps Asian garment industry navigate the COVID-19 crisis

Manufacturers from three countries share how worker-employer dialogue has been key to surviving the pandemic.

Voices of the industry: “This widespread breakdown across the industry has illuminated how fragile the system really was”

Voices of the industry: “This widespread breakdown across the industry has illuminated how fragile the system really was”

Industry experts agree that the COVID-19 pandemic will continue to shape garment production in Asia far into 2021 and beyond. Here are the perspectives of industry stakeholders.

Why the fashion industry needs to move beyond general commitments to carbon neutrality

Why the fashion industry needs to move beyond general commitments to carbon neutrality

Did you know? The fashion industry is responsible for between 5% and 8% of global carbon emissions –more than all international flights and maritime shipping combined?

“Fostering a recycling industry will definitely put Cambodia on the international map for circularity”

“Fostering a recycling industry will definitely put Cambodia on the international map for circularity”

An interview with Massimiliano Tropeano, FABRIC Asia, Senior Advisor for Garment Sector, about the importance of a better waste management and what solutions are available.

“The Climate Action Training is a foundational element for the textile and garment industry to upskill itself”

“The Climate Action Training is a foundational element for the textile and garment industry to upskill itself”

An interview with Tracy Nilsson, adidas' Senior Director of Social-Environmental Affair and a passionate advocate for sustainability issues in the fashion industry.

Moving the needle on gender equality and decent work in Asia’s garment sector: why and how

Moving the needle on gender equality and decent work in Asia’s garment sector: why and how

Inspired by the new report “Moving the needle - gender equality and decent work in Asia's garment sector", women leaders discuss persistent gender challenges in one of the most female-dominated industries and what we can do to tackle them.

How a community platform can empower women garment workers

How a community platform can empower women garment workers

Why create a safe space for women garment workers? The guidebook "How to set up a community platform for women garment workers" will provide you with the right answers.

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What's going on in...?

What are the current challenges in the garment and textiles industry in Bangladesh?  How is the sector developing in China? What about labour rights and working conditions in Vietnam? Learn more about the issues shaping the industry in Asia's key sourcing hubs, with insights from leading industry experts in those countries.  

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Fashion brand debuts robotic arm 3D-printed wearable garments

Fashion designer and owner of brand Procode_Dress Lilach Porges has unveiled a patent-pending robotic arm 3D-printing technology that combines pattern making and fabric sewing with 3D printing to create ready-to-wear garments.

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Company uses groundbreaking tech to transform old shoes into remarkable new materials

The velcro Silver Series shoe can hold its own with Air Jordans in at least one metric: It takes them both up to 40 or more years to decompose. The world’s footwear waste problem has turned into a mission for FastFeetGrinded, located in the Netherlands. The company claims to be recycling more than 2,400 shoes per hour, preventing 7.9 tons of air pollution from being released.

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'Withdraw new labour codes': Unions observe workers' resistance day across India

The Mazdoor Adhikar Sangharsh Abhiyan (MASA), a coordination platform of 17 workers organisations/ unions, staged Workers’ Resistance Day on 8th February, 2024, engulfing the entire country against the allegedly anti-worker policies and to press for the just demands of the working masses in the country.

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OECD Forum | Animal Welfare: A new pillar of the OECD Guidelines. Strategies for brands

2024-02-23 15:00:00+07:00 to 2024-02-23 16:15:00+07:00  (3:00 PM — 4:15 PM)  UTC+07

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OECD Forum | Leveraging due diligence legislation to promote responsible purchasing practices

2024-02-23 15:00:00+07:00 to 2024-02-23 19:00:00+07:00  (3:00 PM — 7:00 PM)  UTC+07

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Strengthening due diligence in China: A new methodology

2024-02-23 17:30:00+07:00 to 2024-02-23 19:00:00+07:00  (5:30 PM — 7:00 PM)  UTC+07

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Textiles Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR)

2024-02-27 22:00:00+07:00 to 2024-02-27 23:00:00+07:00  (10:00 PM — 11:00 PM)  UTC+07

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Technical Seminar 19: A future without modern slavery: EU-legislation and upcoming requirements for the textiles sector

2024-02-28 16:00:00+07:00 to 2024-02-28 17:20:00+07:00  (4:00 PM — 5:20 PM)  UTC+07

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