Digitalization

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.

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"The apparel industry has begun its digital revolution"

"The apparel industry has begun its digital revolution"

3D solutions for fashion design, development and merchandising can not only increase the efficiency of fashion companies, but also reduce the production of physical samples, speed up product development and reduce textile waste? Read our interview with Sharon Lim, co-founder and CEO of Tech Company Browzwear.

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Moving At The Speed Of Culture: The Rise Of A Digital Supply Chain

If you keep pace with manufacturing and production, as we do at Kornit Digital, one common thread that arises repeatedly is how complex and slow-moving the legacy fashion and textile industry is. Offshoring, waste, and inefficiency are the rule, not the exception, and progress towards a more effective and sustainable model is still terribly slow as the industry remains pegged among the worst polluters in the world.

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On-demand manufacturing and zero inventory models make waves

On-demand manufacturing has transformed the traditional game of bringing products to market based on their research into a pull model where sourcing, production and distribution are based on customer demand, ultimately leading to better control of production, inventory and waste.

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Clothing overproduction, overconsumption and can tech fix it?

Fast fashion is showing no signs of slowing and the textile waste mountain continues to grow. Is tech that predicts consumer demands the answer to ending the make-take-waste cycle?

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How can we work together to ensure responsible digital wages payment?

How did the COVID-19 pandemic and better financial systems help many garment factories switch to paying their workers digitally instead of using cash? What are the advantages of this change for the factories, the workers, and the whole supply chain? In this video, you will hear...

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Better Factories Cambodia  | May 08, 2023

IT-Lösungen zur Sorgfaltspflicht

Überblick über IT-Lösungen für Unternehmen, die die Grundsätze der Sorgfaltspflicht in ihren Lieferketten umsetzen wollen.

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GIZ FABRIC  | February 20, 2023

Applications to Improve Traceability in the Textile and Garment Sectors

Global supply chains are long, complex, fragmented, continuously evolving and notoriously opaque. The fragmented and opaque information can create the breeding ground of exploitative and unsafe working conditions while obscuring who has the responsibility and power to redress...

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GIZ FABRIC Asia  | February 15, 2023

Digital Solutions and Challenges in the Agriculture Sector

Global supply chains are long, complex, fragmented, continuously evolving and notoriously opaque. The fragmented and opaque information can create the breeding ground of exploitative and unsafe working conditions while obscuring who has the responsibility and power to redress...

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GIZ FABRIC Asia  | February 15, 2023

Digital Solutions and Challenges in the Textile and Garment Sector

Global supply chains are long, complex, fragmented, continuously evolving and notoriously opaque. The fragmented and opaque information can create the breeding ground of exploitative and unsafe working conditions while obscuring who has the responsibility and power to redress...

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GIZ FABRIC Asia  | February 15, 2023

Traceability in the Agricultural Sector

Global supply chains are long, complex, fragmented, continuously evolving and notoriously opaque. The fragmented and opaque information can create the breeding ground of exploitative and unsafe working conditions while obscuring who has the responsibility and power to redress...

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GIZ FABRIC Asia  | February 15, 2023

Traceability and Transparency: Digital Solutions to Improve Tracebility and Transparency in the Textile and Agriculture Sectors

Global supply chains are long, complex, fragmented, continuously evolving and notoriously opaque. The fragmented and opaque information can create the breeding ground of exploitative and unsafe working conditions while obscuring who has the responsibility and power to redress...

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GIZ FABRIC Asia  | February 15, 2023

Industry Events on Digitalization

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Exploring Information Flow – how data is passed and reported in chemical management

2023-09-27 15:00:00+07:00 to 2023-09-27 16:15:00+07:00  (3:00 PM — 4:15 PM)  UTC+07

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Digitalization & Circularity – Megatrends Shaping the Textile Industry

2023-11-04 00:00:00+07:00 to 2023-11-06 23:59:59+07:00  UTC+07

Keqiao, China



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