What impact does Digitalization have on the garment and textiles sector?

Technology is transforming the garment and textiles industry, with Digitalization at the forefront. As product customization becomes more common and automation and artificial intelligence reshapes how production and work is organized, industry actors face both risks and opportunities in harnessing Digitalization for sustainability goals.

In this section you will find news, best practices, current events and training around the topic of Digitalization. Take advantage of the opportunity to exchange ideas with industry experts who are working intensively on this subject.

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News on Digitalization

Launch event: Blockchain-enabled FairCapacity platform showcases garment manufacturers' production capacity and labor performance

"Social Accountability International (SAI), together with technology partner Vertru, has developed FairCapacity, a digital platform with the goal of improving labor practices and working conditions in ...

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Soorty teams with Haelixa to trace recycled cotton

"A traceable supply chain is becoming the marker of companies serious about sustainability. Cone Denim traces its cotton with Oritain’s auditing methods combining forensic science and statistics. Mean ...

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What if all garment workers in Bangladesh were financially included?

"Wage digitization of low-income populations has the potential to be a win-win opportunity that can deliver both social and economic progress. For workers, especially women, it can mean the chance to ...

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Highlights from the webinar "How is COVID 19 changing the Digital Landscape for the Textile Industry"

This video features highlights from the webinar "How is COVID 19 changing the Digital Landscape for the Textile Industry", which is jointly organized by GIZ FABRIC and ILO’s Decent Work in Garment Supply Chains Asia project. In this webinar you will hear about two digital...


The Asia Garment Hub  | January 05, 2022

Interactive training approach for Chemical management

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


GIZ FABRIC Asia  | July 16, 2021

Automation and Digitization in the Myanmar Garment Sector

A review of the current situation and implications for market strategies, investment and skills policies


The Asia Garment Hub  | August 16, 2021

Introducing the Asia Garment Hub

A one-stop shop for industry data, news, resources and tools. The Asia Garment Hub connects people and organizations from across the sector with a single vision –to make it fairer, more sustainable and more competitive.


The Asia Garment Hub  | August 12, 2021

Transparency in the Supply Chain

Step-by-step guide for creating transparency in a supply chain


GIZ Admin  | April 13, 2021

Robots worldwide: The impact of automation on employment and trade


GIZ Admin  | May 17, 2021

ASEAN in transformation - Part 2: The future of jobs at risk of automation

This report seeks to understand the implication of computerized technology for five Asian economies - Cambodia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand and Viet Nam - by assessing types of occupations that have a high probability of being automated


The Asia Garment Hub  | May 18, 2021

Industry Events on Digitalization

Istanbul Fashion Connection

2022-02-09 00:00:00+07:00 to 2022-02-11 23:59:59+07:00  UTC+07

Istanburl Expo Center, Istanbul, Turkey

AAFA's Traceability & Sustainability Conference

2022-07-27 00:00:00+07:00 to 2022-07-28 23:59:59+07:00  UTC+07

Pittsburgh, PA

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