Entries by Dunja Hoejenbos

Global Suppliers Band Together to Improve Purchasing Practices

Industry Associations from Turkey, Indonesia and Morocco join Asian Associations in IAF and STAR Network Initiative on ‘Manufacturers Payment and Delivery Terms’ Four major industry associations, the Indonesian Textile Association (API), the Turkish Clothing Manufacturers Association (TCMA), the Istanbul Ready-Made Garments Exporters’ Association (IHKIB) and the Moroccan Association of Textile & Clothing Industries (AMITH) are […]

IAF and ITMF, in Collaboration with the ITC, Unveil SCI at OECD Forum

An initiative to accelerate reduction of audit and standard fatigue  During a side session organized by the International Textile Manufacturers Federation (ITMF) and the International Apparel Federation (IAF) at the OECD Forum on Due Diligence in the Garment and Footwear Sector held online from February 1st to February 5th, the two organizations unveiled their joint […]

LEEDing into the Future: Interloop Denim LEED® Platinum Certified

Elevating global apparel industry standards of operational efficiency and responsible manufacturing, Interloop is set to disrupt the denim industry with its increasingly ambitious sustainability targets, starting from the state of the art manufacturing plant to the end product. Interloop’s Denim Plant has received LEED® Platinum Certification, meeting the highest standards for any structure assigned by the […]

IAF’S Priority Issues 2021

IAF has published its ‘2021 Priority Issues’. At a time when our industry is in crisis, it sets out the organisation’s vision on achieving a better apparel industry (as measured on the scales of people, planet and profit). This vision is drafted with and fully supported by the IAF’s Board of Directors, a group of […]

QIMA’s Q1 Barometer 2021

QIMA’s Q1 Barometer: Global Trade Covid Disruption Reveals Changes in Consumption Habits and Rampant Ethical Risks, as China Sourcing Beats the Odds QIMA’s quarterly barometer report shares the latest global quality, compliance and trade trends based on the data analysis from tens of thousands of QIMA inspections and audits. This quarter’s barometer looks at: From […]

Over 3.000 B2B Apparel Brands on FashionUnited Marketplace

FashionUnited continues with its aim to create an efficient and transparent platform for industry professionals with the Marketplace’s innovative AI-powered search software. Over 30.000 buyers in the FashionUnited network can now experience effortless shopping via the worldwide purchasing platform. With over 3.000 brands in the directory, the Marketplace is the go-to place for buyers to […]

Yeşim’s YSMGUARD Project is Awarded a Prize

Yeşim’s R&D Center was awarded the third prize in the corporate category in the Techxtile Start-Up Challenge, an entrepreneurship program organized by Uludağ Textile Exporters’ Association (UTIB), with a record number of applications this year, with its YSMGUARD Face Mask Project. Numerous sessions were held in the first day of the two day online event. […]

Alejandro Laquidain becomes President of GINETEX

Mr. Alejandro Laquidain, has been appointed President of the International Group for Textile Care Labelling He succeeds to Mr. Adam Mansell, CEO of UKFT in the United Kingdom. GINETEX is pleased to announce the nomination of its new President, Mr. Alejandro Laquidain, for a period of two years. He has been unanimously elected at the […]