Yesim Textile, one of Turkey's leading vertically-integrated manufacturers of knit products for US and European retailers, has been piloting a new joint auditing model where brands supervise their suppliers under a single social compliance audit.
German inspection services group TUV Rhineland has become the newest Accepted Certification Testing Standard for Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Manufacturing Restricted Substances List conformance.
Fashion for Good, a global initiative trying to make fashion more sustainable, has launched what it claims is the world's first comprehensive toolkit to get fashion brands, retailers and manufacturers started on the development of Cradle to Cradle Certified products.
A team of scientists in Australia is working on a project to develop the next generation cotton fibre - which could feature many of the properties of synthetics, such as being stretchy, non-creasing and even waterproof, while retaining its natural fibre feel.
The majority of millennials in the UK are choosing to purchase clothing from resale websites in a move that could be a cause for concern for high street fashion heavyweights, the findings of a new survey show.
Ten of China's largest viscose fibre producers - who between them represent over 50% of the world's viscose staple fibre production - have released details of a three-year roadmap to improve the sustainability of the viscose industry from sourcing to production.
Organisers of one of the world's leading textile and garment technology exhibitions, ITMA 2019, have hailed the demand for space at next year's event, adding that it is already fully booked despite the addition of two extra halls to the floor plan.