Entries by Dunja Hoejenbos

Resumé – 37th IAF World Fashion Convention Dhaka

IAF successfully held its 37th World Fashion Convention in Dhaka from Saturday November 12 up to Wednesday November 16. It brought together close to 300 delegates from 15 countries and was organized together with the Bangladeshi apparel industry associations BGMEA and BKMEA. The IAF Convention was held intertwined with the BGMEA’s Made in Bangladesh Week […]

In Memoriam Harry van Dalfsen

In Memoriam Harry van Dalfsen – Past President IAF With the sudden death of Harry van Dalfsen (72) the International Apparel Federation (IAF) is losing one of its most remarkable past presidents. Enjoying life with his wife Karin in his holiday home in Portugal, he was seized by an infection that had a devastating effect […]

Alliance Calls upon European Parliament to Develop More Effective Mandatory Human Rights Due Diligence

An alliance of responsible garment industry representatives calls upon the European Parliament to develop more effective mandatory human rights due diligence A comprehensive group of business and multi-stakeholder initiatives and manufacturer associations present their joint recommendations on the EU Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive Amsterdam, 21 October, 2022. Business and multi-stakeholder initiatives from the garment […]

37th IAF World Fashion Convention Mere Month Away

The 37th IAF World Fashion Convention in Dhaka is now a mere month away. On November 14, the conference part of the convention will take place at the Radisson Blu Water Garden, the conference hotel in Dhaka.  The conference program will focus on solutions to a set of imminent challenges for our industry, including supply chain collaboration […]

Yeşim Signed the 13th Sustainability Report

Completing the necessary work according to the changing systematic this year, Yeşim signed the 13th sustainability report that it has prepared every year since 2009 within the framework of the Global Compact. Yeşim is among those who adopt the new systematic early and became one of the pioneers of an important process of change. UN […]

FashionUnited’s New Product Database

The growing digitalization in the fashion and accessories industry urges brands and retailers to optimize the process of product data management to better compete in the omnichannel world. Today’s complexities in the data requirements from various platforms and retailers in terms of formats, reveal lack of collaboration and efficiency. FashionUnited has developed a tool for […]

Yeşim Interest of Finnish Business Delegation

Finnish Minister of Development, Cooperation and Foreign Trade Ville Skinnari made a visit to Turkey together with his accompanying business delegation between 6 and 8 June 2022 on the occasion of the signing of the Joint Economic and Trade Commission between Turkey and Finland. The business delegation met on Wednesday, June 8, 2022, at Uludağ […]

EURATEX Convention and ATP Textile Industry Forum 

EURATEX and ATP (Portuguese Textile Association) will organise the 10th Convention of the European Textile Industry the 13-14 October in Porto, Portugal; for ATP, the convention will mark the 24th Textile Industry Forum. This year’s theme of the convention will address the current challenges the European textile and apparel industry is facing in balancing sustainability and competitiveness: indeed, […]