Entries by Dunja Hoejenbos

Elevate Textiles Leads Industry Sustainability Initiatives

Elevate Textiles, a global provider of advanced, high-quality products and mission critical textile solutions, continues its leadership in sustainable manufacturing as the first global textile manufacturer to receive validation of its Science Based Target (SBTi) goals related to reducing greenhouse gas emissions at the highest levels recommended.  As part of its commitment, Elevate recently increased […]

Yeşim Focused on Sustainability

Yeşim, one of the leading companies in its sector with its social compliance, sustainability and corporate social responsibility studies, has focused on the issue of sustainability with the projects it has realized recently. The second term studies of “Take Action for a Sustainable Future!” project carried out in cooperation with Yeşim and İzmir University of […]

35% rise in jobs compared to pre-covid on FashionUnited

Fashion companies are looking for more employees now, than ever before. The number of jobs posted on FashionUnited’s platforms have gone up by 35% compared to pre-covid. The number of vacancies has well surpassed 20.000, compared to the 15.000 jobs that were online continuously in 2019. With the economy picking up consumers are spending more […]

Full Family Clothing Partner of Choice

Pakistan’s largest listed textile company and its second-largest exporter, Interloop, has launched its 2025 strategy – To become a full family clothing partner of choice. It is a unified multi-category strategy, which is growth led and guided by a customer first approach. Interloop’s strategic focus will be on offering multi-category products, delivered with value added […]

IAF, EURATEX and ABIT Collaborate on Content International Conferences

The International, European and Brazilian associations IAF, EURATEX and ABIT are collaborating on the content of their annual, international conferences in the fall of 2021.  The International Apparel Federation (IAF) and ABIT, the national association for the Brazilian Apparel and Textile industry, have even given their conferences the same theme, namely ‘Transition of the Global […]

Bangladesh Apparel Industry: Centre of Innovation, Efficiency and OSH

A new Centre of Innovation, Efficiency and Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) is being established to enhance competitiveness of the readymade garment industry of Bangladesh. The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) with the support of the government of Bangladesh is setting up the Centre at the newly built headquarters of BGMEA in Uttara […]

Global Textile and Garment Manufacturers Initiative Publishes White Paper on Commercial Compliance

The white paper contains the core principles that manufacturers as part of the Sustainable Terms of Trade Initiative (STTI) do not want to see breached by the companies that buy from them. And it suggests how manufacturers will collaborate to apply commercial compliance in the apparel sourcing business The initiative, led by the STAR Network, […]