Entries by Anouk Delfgou

Message from IHKIB on Cotton Business in the U.S. Apparel Supply Chain

Türkiye’s apparel industry excels in manufacturing garments from cotton and cotton-blended fabrics, thanks to its extensive expertise in cotton production and a rich cultural heritage. This profound knowledge of cotton results in garments that offer longevity, exceptional design, and comfort. The Istanbul Apparel Exporters Association (IHKIB) is dedicated to advancing the cotton-based apparel sector through […]

Free Webinar HRDD Academy by Fair Wear

A variety of new regulations directly affect the sourcing and reporting obligations of brands and retailers, especially in the EU. Doing good Human Rights & Environmental Due Diligence (HREDD) is a prerequisite to comply with what’s coming. Fair Wear’s 25 years of hands-on experience in human rights due diligence can now be accessed through the […]

Spring Summer 2025 trends and news website

The latest Spring Summer 2025 trends and need-to-know news about that season can be found on the free and special section dedicated to SS25. Starting next month, the fast-evolving industry continues with fashion weeks and events back in full swing. Brands introducing their SS25 collections, the buying season quickly approaching, and digitisation playing an increasingly […]

Brazil has taken over G20 presidency for the first time

Brazil took over the presidency of the G20 in December 2023 and will remain in this position until the end of November 2024. The group, which acts as the main forum for international economic cooperation, brings together 19 countries plus the European Union and the African Union and has a one-year rotating presidency. The country’s […]

Interloop is Pakistan’s first major company to have its emissions reduction targets approved by the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi)

In FY2023, the company mitigated over 29,029 metric tonnes of emissions through strategic initiatives including adoption of biomass fuel, solar power, and energy-efficient infrastructure. Its latest Sustainability Report for 2023 offers a comprehensive overview of the company’s data-driven approach and progress towards 2025 goals. A strong governance is ensured through a dedicated ESG committee and […]

2024 TFDA is Seeking Global Young Talents to Shape the Future of Fashion!

Organized by Taiwan’s Industrial Development Administration (IDA) of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and executed by Taiwan Textile Federation (TTF), Taiwan Fashion Design Award (TFDA) is an important platform for the fashion industry to discover talents and promote exchanges. It has provided a great platform for talented and creative young designers to showcase their skills […]

Fair Wear’s launches HRDD Academy

In the context of a strategic partnership between IAF and Fair Wear, IAF members and their constituents now have access to Fair Wear’s 25 years of practical experience with human rights due diligence (HRDD). Benefiting from a very substantial IAF discount, the “HRDD Academy” helps brands get to grips with current and future regulatory requirements. […]

Crafting the Next Wave: The FAB Show – Pioneering Progress in the Aparel Manufacturing Sector

The Clothing Manufacturers Association of India (CMAI) is poised to once again host the FABRICS, ACCESSORIES, AND BEYOND SHOW (FAB) trade show from 15th to 17th April 2024 at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai, India. Launched in 2022, and now in its 4th edition, the FAB show has already become the largest fair showcasing the entire Supply Chain to […]

Yeşim Group crowned its gender equity efforts

Yeşim Group, which was selected as one of the four WEPs Ambassadors in Türkiye thanks to its sustainable efforts in the field of gender equity, was honored with a certificate for its pioneering role in this important task. The final setting of the WEPs Program, launched by UN Women Türkiye to raise awareness on gender […]

IHKIB and WRAP have signed a collaboration agreement to boost Turkish Apparel exports to the USA

“Majority of Türkiye’s apparel exports are carried out by IHKIB members.” In a move to enhance the global competitiveness of the Turkish apparel industry, the Istanbul Apparel Exporters’ Association (IHKIB) has entered into a collaborative agreement with the Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production (WRAP). IHKIB, representing 80% of Türkiye’s apparel exports, aims to facilitate and guide […]