Entries by Dunja Hoejenbos

IAF at OECD Forum

IAF and its partners in its global projects Sustainable Terms of Trade Initiative (STTI) and SCI (Standards Convergence Initiative) are active participants in the OECD Forum on Due Diligence in the Garment and Footwear Sector that will happen online February 13 – 15 and in hybrid form in Paris on February 16 and 17. On Monday February […]

SPESA to Host Three Major Events in 2023

Happy New Year! As we launch into another exciting year for the global sewn products industry, SPESA would like to invite all IAF members interested in the American markets to learn more about our upcoming education and networking opportunities. SPESA will host three major U.S. events in 2023, each one a unique experience for the sewn […]

Huge Solar Project from Jade Textile for Egypt

Strengthening its vision of sustainable clean energy with its recent solar energy investments, the Yeşim Group has deployed the investment in solar energy to be used in its facility in Ismailia, Egypt in line with its sustainability strategy and Environment and Energy Management Policy. The project, which started production December, aims to meet 30 percent […]

Special news section launched for latest AW23 collections and trends

As the global B2B fashion network, FashionUnited launched a free and special section dedicated to the latest need-to-know news about AW23 trends. The fast-evolving fashion industry continues to recover from the pandemic, with fashion weeks and events back in full swing. Brands introducing their AW23 collections, the buying season quickly approaching, and digitisation playing an […]

Risk Assessment in the Apparel and Textile Chain

Risk assessment in the apparel and textile chain in the next phase: True impact by helping producers in Bangladesh and India Together with the companies Prénatal, Micro Fashion and Just Brands, Modint and ImpactBuying have set up a project testing Due Diligence tools in practice. For nine products the supply chains have been analysed in […]

Resume 37th IAF World Fashion Convention

IAF successfully held its 37th World Fashion Convention in Dhaka from Saturday November 12th up to Wednesday November 16th. 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 allowing garment […]

Partnership ILO, Abit, ABVTEX and SENAI in the SCORE project

ABIT and the International Labour Organization (ILO) Country Office for Brazil are implementing the Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises (SCORE) methodology in Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) of the garment sector in the metropolitan area of the Brazilian state of São Paulo. SCORE – ” is an ILO Global Programme aiming at improving SMEs productivity […]

Macao Fashion Festival 2022

Macao Fashion Festival 2022 (MFF 2022), co-organized by Macau Productivity and Technology Transfer Center (CPTTM) and Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM), had finally drawn its curtain in October. 72 participation fashion brands and designers originating from Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Dongguan, Taipei, Hong Kong, and Macao joined the fashion festival. Virtual fashion show was also […]

Thomas Lange Appointed President of GINETEX

GINETEX, the International Group for Textile Care Labelling, is pleased to announce the appointment of its new President, Thomas Lange, 59 years old. Elected unanimously at the General Assembly held on November 8, 2022, in Barcelona, his appointment will take effect on January 1, 2023. He succeeds Alejandro Laquidain who will become Vice-President of GINETEX. […]