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Gap, Nike, Levi Strauss & Co, Guess, Eileen Fisher and VF Corporation join Science Based Targets initiative

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 25, 2017

As Climate Week begins in New York, six top apparel companies have joined the Science Based Targets initiative. Gap, Nike, Levi Strauss & Co, Guess, Eileen Fisher and VF Corporation have...

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Power supply to two printing units disconnected for discharging effluents into open ground in Tirupur

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 22, 2017

The district collector K S Palanisamy has directed to disconnect electricity connections to two textile printing units for discharging effluents into open ground in Tirupur on Thursday....

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H&M Foundation, HKRITA find way to recycle textiles

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 14, 2017

The non-profit H&M Foundation and the Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel (HKRITA) together have found groundbreaking solution to recycle blend textiles into new fabrics and...

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Over 680 textile mills closed as on June 2017: Government

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 11, 2017

As many as 682 textile mills were closed as on June end this year and 232 of them were in Tamil Nadu, the government said today.      

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Exposure to chemicals used in jeans dyeing units can affect human health, says government

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 9, 2017

The government on Tuesday told the Lok Sabha that the exposure to chemicals used in textile dyeing units can affect human health and the civic authorities would take action against any such...

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Indian apex body launches an Apparel Industry Sustainability (AISA) Programme to promote sustainable practices

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 14, 2017

Apparel Export Promotion Council launched the Indian Apparel Industry Sustainability (AISA) Programme on Wednesday in New Delhi to promote sustainability in the...

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International Financial Corporation assists Vietnam with green textile production

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 27, 2017

International Financial Corporation (IFC) has launched a US $ 9.9 million project to assist Vietnamese garment and textile companies in enhancing resource efficiency and thereby saving US $ 15...

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Powerloom sector asks for GST exemption

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 22, 2017

The Chennai Metro Rail Ltd, a joint venture of the Central and Tamil Nadu governments, intends to install solar power plants at its stations and the Koyambedu maintenance depot to provide 6 MW...

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Shasha Denims focusing on less water consumption

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 21, 2017

Shasha Denims, one of the leading export houses in Bangladesh, spoke about their efforts to introduce their new sustainable processes in world market to Apparel Resources. “Our journey over the...

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No further relief to textile sector: GST Council

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 19, 2017
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council said that no more relief will be given to the textile sector before the bill is rolled out on July 1. Prior to the 17th GST Council meeting that was...
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