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Gap, Zara, H&M criticised in China supplier exposé

 

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Ecotextile News e-newsletter 31.08.16 Print
 

Ecotextile News e-bulletin             Wednesday 31 August 2016
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Gap, Zara, H&M criticised in China supplier exposé
An undercover investigation into Chinese clothing manufacturers which supply to GAP, H&M, and Zara has revealed what the investigators claim to be a “remarkable disparity between [the brands’] supplier CSR Policies and the reality in their Chinese supplier factories.”


Covestro

Covestro launches waterborne PU breakthroughs
Covestro will use this week’s All China Leather Exhibition (ACLE) to launch a series of breakthroughs in its Insqin waterborne polyurethane (PU) technology and Impranil polyurethane dispersion products.READ MORE

PVH

PVH launches annual CSR report

PVH Corp, which owns the Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Van Heusen, and Speedo brands among others, has released its eighth annual Corporate Responsibility (CR) report.

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Pollution

Chinese textiles polluters named and shamed by MEP

China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) has revealed the extraordinary lengths some of the country’s textile dyeing and finishing mills will go to in order to avoid falling foul of pollution laws and regulations.

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C&A

C&A supports China organic cotton production

The C&A Foundation and C&A China have teamed up to work with conservation NGO Rare to sow seeds for the slowly emerging organic cotton market in China.

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CMiA

Monsanto withdraws India GM seed application

US-based seed and agro-chemicals company, Monsanto, has withdrawn an application in which it sought approval for its next generation of genetically modified cotton seeds in India.

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Microplastics

British MPs call for action on microplastics

UK Members of Parliament have called for a worldwide ban on plastic microbeads in cosmetics.

READ MORE

Ecotextile News August September 2016

NEW ISSUE: Ecotextile News August/September 2016

Ecotextile News questions whether the stampede towards ever lower, unilateral brand limits on MRSLs is the answer to the textile industry’s environmental goals – or is it a just an exercise in public relations? Two minutes with… Sergi Corbalán, executive director of the Fair Trade Advocacy Office, Phil Paterson asks some key questions now facing the textile wet processing industry, Brands ranked on sustainable cotton use, Mark Sumner argues the biggest risk factor still remains how they source cotton, Textile standards and labels guide published, VF updates on CHEM-IQ testing, Greenpeace targets consumers with ‘airborne’ PFC research, A strong seminar programme at Texworld USA on environmental issues and ‘under the radar’ textile innovations provided fabric buyers with a glimpse of what is possible, Higg Index transparency roadmap revealed, Inditex and Lenzing ink textile waste deal, M&S publishes interactive supplier map, Two-step approach to phase out carcinogens, Brexit causes uncertainty on textile chemical rules, and all the latest news, comment and analysis.

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