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?

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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


University of Cambridge to identify strategic policy pathways to speed up the transition to close loop synthetic fibre recycling by 2030

"The University of Cambridge, UK, is running a sector wide workshop to help industry experts and policy makers co-create strategic policy solutions on how to speed up the transition away from the use ...

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ZDHC announces Chemicals to Zero programme

"The ZDHC Foundation, which works towards the zero discharge of hazardous chemicals, has announced a new programme which aims to identify preferred textile chemicals based on both performance and sust ...

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Levi Strauss partners with Artistic Milliners on organic cotton

"Levi Strauss & Co. (LS&Co.) will team with Artistic Milliners to directly source organic cotton from Pakistani farmers, it announced Tuesday." ...

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Transformers Foundation Annual Report 2022: Fashion's chemical certification complex

Fashion has a chemical certification problem. Dozens of private-sector auditors, consultancies, labs, and certifications provide an expensive and inefficient form of surveillance over the supply chain on behalf of brands. Many of these organisations offer almost identical...

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The Asia Garment Hub  | November 22, 2022

CÁC GIẢI PHÁP TĂNG HIỆU QUẢ SỬ DỤNG NƯỚC TRONG NGÀNH DỆT MAY

Tài liệu hướng dẫn các giải pháp tăng hiệu quả sử dụng nước này là tổng hợp các thực hành tốt trong các nhà máy dệt nhuộm nhằm hỗ trợ và trang bị cho đội ngũ kỹ thuật và cấp quản lý những kiến thức kỹ thuật và công cụ. Theo đó, họ có thể xem xét tính phù hợp của mỗi giải pháp với...

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GIZ FABRIC Asia  | October 26, 2022

Water Efficiency Practices in the Textile Industry

This Guidebook of water efficiency practices in the textile industry is a compilation of good practices in textile dyeing factories to equip technical teams and managers with the technical knowledge and tools on water saving solutions. These practical down-to-the-ground contents...

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GIZ FABRIC Asia  | October 26, 2022

Water Efficiency in Textile Wet Processing Industry

GIZ initiated water efficiency project ‘Water Efficiency in the Textile Industry (WETI)’ in Pakistan during 2016-2018 to support wet processing industries to implement water efficiency measures. Total 15 textile industries participated in the project in three batches and...

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GIZ FABRIC Asia  | October 21, 2022

Thematic Workshop 2: Current status of rags management towards circular economy

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GIZ FABRIC Asia  | August 24, 2022

Thematic Workshop 2: Law on Environmental Protection 2020 and guidance documents

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GIZ FABRIC Asia  | August 24, 2022

Industry Events on Climate & Environment

Fashion Industry Target Consultation Workshop Latin America

2023-02-08 21:00:00+07:00 to 2023-02-08 23:30:00+07:00  (9:00 PM — 11:30 PM)  UTC+07

Online


The Ethics of Good Looks

2023-02-09 00:00:00+07:00  UTC+07

London, England


Fashion Industry Target Consultation Workshop Asia Pacific

2023-02-09 14:00:00+07:00 to 2023-02-09 16:30:00+07:00  (2:00 PM — 4:30 PM)  UTC+07

Online



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