Business & Productivity

Why does Business & Productivity matter for garment factories in Asia?

As the world's leading hub for clothing manufacturing, Asia's garment industry faces fierce competition and ever-evolving consumer demands. To thrive in this context, businesses must optimize their operations, streamline production processes, and adopt innovative technologies. The importance of efficiency and productivity cannot be overstated, as they enable companies to reduce costs, meet strict deadlines, and maintain quality, whilst simultaneously boosting social and environmental sustainability.

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Why mainstreaming green finance is key to real industry sustainability

Why mainstreaming green finance is key to real industry sustainability

Green sustainability metrics are evolving quickly, with financial institutions increasingly adopting them. Innovation in green financing is key to ensure a fair and just transition, says Rakesh Vazirani, Head of Sustainability Services at TÜV Rheinland Group.

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

“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. But how will the pandemic affect garment production systems and practices? And manufacturers and workers? Here are the perspectives of industry stakeholders.

Want to know what the Factory Improvement Toolset (FIT) is all about?

Want to know what the Factory Improvement Toolset (FIT) is all about?

Learn more about the FIT and what added value it has for manufacturers in particular. It's just a click away!

Learnings and Tools

Learnings and Tools

Actions to improve Business & Productivity outcomes hold great potential for industry-wide sustainability in Asia. Explore available learnings and tools and find out how they can help you in your day-to-day work.

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FDI flow into garment and textile sector bounces back

The flow of foreign direct investment (FDI) into the Vietnamese garment and textile sector has rebounded thanks to the country’s sound investment climate and abundant workforce as well as its open economy, according to insiders.

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India's textile exports face second consecutive year of decline amid geopolitical strains

India's textile exports experienced a setback for the second consecutive year in 2023-24, reported TOI on Friday. The decline can be attributed to geopolitical tensions casting a shadow on the global economy.

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Pakistan’s textile exports fall by 8% MoM in March

Pakistan’s textile and clothing exports grew by 3.29% to $1.299 billion in March, compared to $1.257 billion in the same month last year whereas exports fell by 7.67% on a month-on-month (MoM) basis, according to the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS).

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Sustainable Apparel and Textiles Conference

2024-04-23 00:00:00+07:00 to 2024-04-24 23:59:59+07:00  UTC+07

Amsterdam, Netherlands


California Proposition 65 Compliance for Consumer Products

2024-04-24 15:00:00+07:00 to 2024-04-24 16:00:00+07:00  (3:00 PM — 4:00 PM)  UTC+07

Online


Modern Slavery and the UK Apparel and General Merchandise Sectors – What you need to know

2024-04-24 16:00:00+07:00 to 2024-04-24 17:00:00+07:00  (4:00 PM — 5:00 PM)  UTC+07

Online


Igatex Pakistan 2024

2024-05-01 00:00:00+07:00 to 2024-05-04 23:59:59+07:00  UTC+07

Karachi, Pakistan



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