Sustainability from the world
Zalando says fashion groups must embrace sustainability to survive
Research finds many consumers struggle to translate ethical and environmental worries into purchasing decisions.
- Business of Fashion -
Earth Day 2021: Independent Fashion Brands Challenge Industry Greenwashing
A group of independent brands across the fashion, rental and vintage market have come together on Earth Day 2021 to raise awareness of sustainability issues in fashion and create more transparency around a complex issue
- Forbes -
Fashion is chasing carbon neutrality. Carbon positive is better
Brands are working with the nonprofit Climate Neutral to track their carbon footprint. Critics say it’s a good first step towards the industry's awareness of its own carbon footprint, but relying on offsetting is insufficient without reducing emissions and the industry should be aiming for positive impact.
- Vogue Business -
Warning to fashion industry on sustainability
Increasing demands by consumers and regulators for a more sustainable apparel industry pose a financial and reputational risk to companies that don’t adapt. Fast-fashion retailers and discount brands are at the greatest risk from the challenges created by the global rise of eco-friendly trends
- Ecotextile news -
Milano Unica has long been paying special attention to the themes of the green circular economy and is actively engaged in supporting the industry in order to reduce its carbon footprint.
In this section of the website we will periodically post information editorials on the following themes:
- Sustainable technologies, breakthroughs made available in the industry to reduce the carbon footprint.
- Sustainability and the market, news from the world of fashion correlated to sustainability.
- Sustainability Glossary, the technical terms and general principles for more in-depth knowledge.
What is a Restricted Substance List (RSL)?
Compliance with chemical safety standards in products and processes
The Green Deal and the European strategy for textiles
The future of the sector, according to the European Commission
Textiles and regenerative agriculture
Greenwashing hurts sustainability
Principles of sustainable communication