Sappi joins Sustainable Apparel Coalition - strengthening its commitment to improving supply chain sustainability

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Boston
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Sappi Limited is pleased to announce that it has joined the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) and will use the group's sustainability measurement suite of tools, the Higg Index, to drive environmental and social responsibility throughout its supply chain. With its membership in the SAC, Sappi joins more than 240 global brands, retailers, and manufacturers, as well as government, non-profit environmental organizations, and academic institutions, which are collectively committed to improving supply chain sustainability in the apparel, footwear, and textile industry.

Sappi Limited is pleased to announce that it has joined the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) and will use the group's sustainability measurement suite of tools, the Higg Index, to drive environmental and social responsibility throughout its supply chain. With its membership in the SAC, Sappi joins more than 240 global brands, retailers, and manufacturers, as well as government, non-profit environmental organizations, and academic institutions, which are collectively committed to improving supply chain sustainability in the apparel, footwear, and textile industry.

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Breathable new line of footwear

Related Keywords: functional materials for footwear, Higg Index, highly-convincing fashion, recycled clothing fibers, recycled textiles, reusing valuable and scarce raw materials, sustainability strategy, sustainable alternatives, Sustainable Apparel Coalition

Germany
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Dr. Rudiger Fox, CEO at Sympatex Technologies explains that, “It is our conviction that our firm commitment to sustainability is serving as an impetus for innovation, becomes again evident in this new footwear line of materials in a highly-convincing fashion,” Also, Fox adds “While many market partners view sustainability as a stranglehold on creativity, maintaining a clear focus with our innovation processes helps us to concentrate our energy, and thus produce new solutions for our customers at a much faster pace. We encourage the market to resort to these solutions in order to prepare for an unavoidable future in which there will be clear limits placed on the current over exploitation of our resources.”

Dr. Rudiger Fox, CEO at Sympatex Technologies explains that, “It is our conviction that our firm commitment to sustainability is serving as an impetus for innovation, becomes again evident in this new footwear line of materials in a highly-convincing fashion,” Also, Fox adds “While many market partners view sustainability as a stranglehold on creativity, maintaining a clear focus with our innovation processes helps us to concentrate our energy, and thus produce new solutions for our customers at a much faster pace.

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Mammut becomes part of the leading clothing, footwear and textile industry alliance for sustainable production

Related Keywords: brands and products, clothing, footwear and textile industry, supply chain, Sustainable Apparel Coalition, sustainable production

Switzerland
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By joining the SAC, Mammut has become part of the leading clothing, footwear and textile industry alliance for sustainable production. The SAC’s Higg Index provides all industry stakeholders with a series of standardised tools to measure environmental impacts and working conditions, encompassing the supply chain, brands and products. The ability to measure the sustainability performance of suppliers, brands and products increases the focus on results and provides strong foundations for the continuous improvement process in the textile industry, as well as addressing the consumer need for ecological and social transparency.

By joining the SAC, Mammut has become part of the leading clothing, footwear and textile industry alliance for sustainable production. The SAC’s Higg Index provides all industry stakeholders with a series of standardised tools to measure environmental impacts and working conditions, encompassing the supply chain, brands and products.

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Jeanologia joins sustainable apparel coalition

Related Keywords: and manufacturers, and textile industry, apparel, footwear, global brands, Jeanologia, retailers, Sustainable Apparel Coalition, Textile Industry, textile manufacturing process

Valencia
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Jeanologia joins more than 220 global brands, retailers, and manufacturers, as well as government, non-profit environmental organizations, and academic institutions, which are collectively committed to improving supply chain sustainability in the textile industry. The company leads the transformation of the textile industry with disruptive technologies which guarantee ZERO contamination.

Jeanologia joins more than 220 global brands, retailers, and manufacturers, as well as government, non-profit environmental organizations, and academic institutions, which are collectively committed to improving supply chain sustainability in the textile industry. The company leads the transformation of the textile industry with disruptive technologies which guarantee ZERO contamination.

Being part of the SAC the company has the opportunity to strength its compromise with the environment and people, and participate in setting up the rules for a real change.

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Connecticut could act on polyester apparel pollution

Related Keywords: 900 microfibers per wash, American Apparel & Footwear Association and Fashion Business Inc, education and clothing labeling program that is intended to reduce the amount of microfiber plastic, establish a consumer awareness, Fashion Group International, garments made from synthetic fibers such as polyester can shed up to 1, National Retail Federation, Sustainable Apparel Coalition, the American Apparel & Producer’s Network, the Council of Fashion Designers of America

USA
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A bill is pending in California that would require a warning label on polyester clothing, alerting consumers that washing polyester contributes to microfiber pollution, and now the Connecticut legislature has taken up the issue.A bill posted to the State Senate calendar, after it passed out of a joint committee, aims to “establish a consumer awareness, education and clothing labeling program that is intended to reduce the amount of microfiber plastic in the state’s waterways” If passed, the bill would order the Commissioner of Energy and Environmental Protection, in consultation with the Commissioner of Consumer Protection, to convene a working group of representatives of the apparel industry and the environmental community to develop a consumer awareness and education program “concerning the presence of synthetic microfibers in clothing”

A bill is pending in California that would require a warning label on polyester clothing, alerting consumers that washing polyester contributes to microfiber pollution, and now the Connecticut legislature has taken up the issue.A bill posted to the State Senate calendar, after it passed out of a joint committee, aims to “establish a consumer awareness, education and clothing labeling program that is intended to reduce the amount of microfiber plastic in the state’s waterways” If passed, the bill would order the Commissioner of Energy and Environmental Protection, in consultation with the Commi

https://sourcingjournalonline.com/connecticut-microfiber-pollution-legislation/
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Planet Textiles 2017 summit upcoming this May in Bangalore

Related Keywords: annual summit on environmental issues, global textile sector, independent, Leading, long-time partner Messe Frankfurt, once again co-organized by MCL News & Media, Plant Textiles, support from leading organizations, Sustainable Apparel Coalition, tackle the crucial issue of textile industry, take place in Bangalore, textile industry event

Bangalore
Planet Textiles 2017  summit upcoming  this May in Bangalore
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Leading, independent, textile industry event, Plant Textiles, annual summit on environmental issues for the global textile sector is once again co-organized by MCL News & Media and the Sustainable Apparel Coalition with support from leading organizations such as long-time partner Messe Frankfurt which will take place in Bangalore, India.

Leading, independent, textile industry event, Plant Textiles, annual summit on environmental issues for the global textile sector is once again co-organized by MCL News & Media and the Sustainable Apparel Coalition with support from leading organizations such as long-time partner Messe Frankfurt which will take place in Bangalore, India.

http://www.ecotextile.com/2017011022526/shows-events/planet-textiles-2017-to-be-held-in-bangalore-india.html
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ISKO denim joins forces with Sustainable Apparel Coalition

Related Keywords: drive envirnomental responsibility across its supply chain, high tech automated looms, ISKO Denim, joins force with SAC, production capacity of two hundred fifty million meters per year, sustainability metrics tool, Sustainable Apparel Coalition, the Higg Index, world leading denim producer

Bursa
ISKO denim joins forces with Sustainable Apparel Coalition
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ISKO Denim is one of the world's leading denim producers with 1,500 high-tech automated looms, global distribution of employees and production capacity of 250 million meters per year and portfolio that includes more than 25,000 products has joined the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC). ISKO will use the SAC's sustainability metrics tool, the Higg Index, to drive environmental responsibility across its supply chain.

ISKO Denim is one of the world's leading denim producers with 1,500 high-tech automated looms, global distribution of employees and production capacity of 250 million meters per year and portfolio that includes more than 25,000 products has joined the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC). ISKO will use the SAC's sustainability metrics tool, the Higg Index, to drive environmental responsibility across its supply chain.

http://www.ecotextile.com/2015112421835/materials-production-news/isko-joins-sustainable-apparel-coalition.html
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