To help businesses understand how to communicate their green credentials while reducing the risk of misleading shoppers, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has published the Green Claims Code. This focuses on 6 principles which are based on existing consumer law.
Danish textile company, TEXSTYLE, transforms recycled plastic into a variety of design fabrics, including velvet and wool. With the latest addition of the Dolly Recycled line, which looks and feels like wool, the company now offers 15 different materials in its TEXTYLE Recycle collection, which can all be ordered in a range of colours.
FILA, a Seoul-based global apparel brand, will release eco-friendly shoes made with recycled materials. Recycled materials are widely used by South Korean apparel makers. K-pop band BTS gained public attention in September 2021 while delivering an inspirational speech at the 76th United Nations General Assembly for wearing "RE;CODE," a suit made with recycled fabric.
California-based brand Ugg has unveiled its new Icon-Impact collection, featuring a range of footwear produced using sustainably sourced materials, including an innovation in reclaimed wool.
Now you can wear vegan shoes that use fake leather and yet give you the feel of leatheresque shoes or are handmade using different vegan products without losing their eccentricity. In this article, we bring to you women entrepreneurs who are designing vegan shoes and contributing to the effort of creating sustainable living.
Austrian fibre manufacturer Lenzing has been recognised for its sustainability work by ratings agency MSCI, who’s bumped up the producer’s grade from A to AA. It places Lenzing among the world’s top six per cent in the industry, with the firm’s efforts to address greenhouse gas emissions and circularity earning it high praise.
Better Cotton has launched a revision of the principles and criteria behind its Better Cotton Standard which aims to make production more sustainable. The revision will address both environmental and social areas, and will focus on key issues including climate change, decent work, soil health, biodiversity and water use.
Ahead of its IPO debut, Allbirds is seeing positive website trends among Gen Z and millennial consumers who value eco-friendly brands. That’s according to data from web traffic analytics site Similarweb, which measured Allbirds’ current website performance and saw positive trends in traffic growth, site visit duration, and conversion rates.
Nine global retailers, including Amazon, IKEA, Unilever, Patagonia, and Inditex, the fast fashion retailer that owns Zara, announced today (Oct. 19) that they will aim to progressively switch to zero-carbon vessels to ship their goods by 2040.
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