Climate & Environment

How does Climate Change affect the garment and textiles industry?

The garment and textiles sector is not only vulnerable to the effects of Climate Change, but it is also a key contributor to the problem. What initiatives, projects and publications are shining a light on the Climate and Environmental challenge in the sector? What solutions already exist in the industry and what more needs to be done?

In this section you will find news, best practices, current events and trainings around the topic of Climate & Environment. Take the opportunity to interact with industry experts who are committed to improving environmental outcomes in the industry.

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

Interview: “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.

Interview: Find out what the Climate Action Training is all about

Interview: Find out what the Climate Action Training is all about

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



Learning: How to improve Chemical Management through more Sustainable Practices

Learning: How to improve Chemical Management through more Sustainable Practices

How can factories improve their own Chemical Management systems? What role do brands, retailers and suppliers play in this process? Find the answers here.

Latest News on Climate & Environment


Transparency in supply chains (TISC): Assessing and improving the quality of modern slavery statements

"Abstract Transparency lies at the heart of most modern slavery reporting legislation, but while publication of statements is mandatory, conformance with content guidance is voluntary, such that overa ...

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5 ways the circular economy will transform your fashion habits

"Changes ahead to how you'll buy, use and sell clothes in a circular economy: The circular economy will reshape the apparel industry. In the circular economy, products are designed and sold in such a ...

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Remake questions the ‘circular’ services of fashion firms

"Workers’ rights organisation Remake has questioned the motives of fashion brands in the secondhand apparel market, suggesting their services focus on “creating an additional avenue for revenue” rathe ...

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Chemical Management - Knowledge Product

FABRIC Asia Knowledge Product Series

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GIZ FABRIC Asia  | June 30, 2021

Perspectives of International Chemical Management and Trends toward Green & Sustainable Chemistry

- Strategic approach to international Chemical Management - Megatrends in international Chemical Management - Situation of CRM in international value chains: emerging chemicals of concern - Green and sustainable chemistry: future industries, guides & good practices for supply...

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GIZ FABRIC Asia  | July 16, 2021

Good practice of Chinese suppliers in the global supply chain to address Chemical management issues

Presentation of Mr. Willy Wei from Quanzhou Kingway Footwear Co., Ltd: - the benefits of participating in the CM program - report on their improvements - the biggest challenges of chemical management systems - attitudes to responding to customer's needs - suggestions

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GIZ FABRIC Asia  | July 16, 2021

Interactive training approach for Chemical management

Presentation: Gundolf Klaehn from GIZ FABRIC on an new e-learning based full training on CM

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GIZ FABRIC Asia  | July 16, 2021

Conference on Chemical Management in the Chinese Textile and Footwear Production - Speakers' bios and Agenda

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GIZ FABRIC Asia  | June 23, 2021

Water efficiency in textile wet processing industries

Several 'best practices' around ‘Water Management & Reuse’ are discussed here specific to the textile industry. Technical, commercial and implementational challenges of each practice are discussed.

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GIZ FABRIC Asia  | July 28, 2021

FABRIC Asia Knowledge Product Series - KP1: Introduction to Renewable Energy Sourcing

Learn about commercial and industrial (C&I) sourcing of Renewable Energy (RE), technical solutions and their availability by country.

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GIZ FABRIC Asia  | January 12, 2022

FABRIC Asia Knowledge Product Series: On-site solar regulation and policy framework (Bangladesh)

In this note, you will learn about: 1. Configuration of on-site solar systems 2. The net energy metering (NEM) scheme 3. System requirements for NEM 4. Required permits and licences for NEM 5. NEM application procedure

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GIZ FABRIC Asia  | January 12, 2022

Industry Events on Climate & Environment

What is APEO and how can you avoid it in textile production?

2022-01-27 02:00:00+07:00 to 2022-01-27 03:00:00+07:00  (2:00 AM — 3:00 AM)  UTC+07


Webinar: The key trends in responsible sourcing you need to know

2022-02-03 18:00:00+07:00 to 2022-02-03 19:00:00+07:00  (6:00 PM — 7:00 PM)  UTC+07


Resource-saving in Textile Processing - Continous Dyeing and Washing Latest news from Monforts, DyStar and Goller

2022-02-03 19:00:00+07:00 to 2022-02-03 20:30:00+07:00  (7:00 PM — 8:30 PM)  UTC+07



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