The UK-based, globally-focused Leather Working Group (LWG), which provides certification for the leather manufacturing industry, has agreed to partner with Textile Exchange to grant reciprocal membership.
Amazon.com, the world’s biggest online retailer, announced the launch of a climate-friendly program on Wednesday to help customers shop for sustainable products, as part of its pledge to be net carbon neutral by 2040.
H&M is continuing to focus on its sustainability credentials with news that it’s launching a new collab swimwear collection and that it has topped a key ranking from the global non-profit Textile Exchange.
The Toronto-based company unveiled on Wednesday in conjunction with Earth Day, a sustainable impact strategy, including a target of becoming carbon-neutral by 2025, as well as a shift towards the use of reclaimed fur.
H&M is expanding its focus on making fashion greener and revealed on Thursday that it has been collaborating with Ikea on a large-scale study, reviewing chemical content in post-consumer textile recycling.
The app designed to inform customers about the environmental and social commitments made by fashion brands is soon to launch on app stores. Formerly called Clothparency, it has now settled on the name Clear Fashion.
In the course of a decade, the Copenhagen summit has become the fashion world’s leading sustainability event. Its 2019 edition, on May 15-16, will welcome François Henri Pinault and Emanuel Chirico, among others.