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A New Textiles Economy: Redesigning Fashion’s Future (2017)
This report outlines a vision of a new textiles economy in which clothes, textiles, and fibers are kept at their highest value during use and re-enter the economy afterwards, never ending up as waste.
Eco Passport (2020)
Eco Passport is an independent certification for chemicals, colorants and accessories used in the manufacturing of textiles and leather articles.
Grey Water Footprint Accounting (2013)
These guidelines support Grey Water Footprint accounting at its simplest level, using the least detailed approach to estimate the Grey Water Footprint in the case of diffuse and direct pollution.
Insights from China’s Textile Manufacturers: Gaps to Overcome for Clean and Circular Fashion (2017)
The textile industry can use this report to target their actions on the most pressing issues and as a guide for their engagement with manufacturers to advance the transition to a circular apparel economy.
Investigating Food and Agribusiness Corporations as Global Water Security, Management and Governance Agents: The Case of Nestlé, Bunge and Cargill (2012)
This article investigates how and why some of the world’s largest food and agribusiness corporations engage in global water management and governance in agro-food value chains and political economy networks, and in the emerging forms of transnational water governance.
Preferred Fiber and Materials Market Report (2017)
This report offers personal accounts from fiber and materials experts “inside” the industry, demonstrating various company strategies and fiber priorities being implemented to achieve greater sustainability.
Rising Water Stress Risk Threatens US Coal Plants, Largely Clustered in 5 States (2020)
This article explores how many US coal-fired power plants are facing water stress due to climate change.
Safer Chemistry Innovation in the Textile and Apparel Industry (2018)
This report provides an overview of safer chemistry innovation in the textile and apparel sector and identifies hazardous chemicals, which can end up discharged into the environment, potentially causing surface water pollution.
Sustainable Timber Sourcing – Good Practices in Construction Material Industries
The Forest Stewardship Council created the Principles of Forest Stewardship as a worldwide standard to promote environmentally responsible, socially beneficial and economically viable management of the world’s forests.
The Elephant in the Boardroom: Why Unchecked Consumption is Not an Option (2017)
This discussion paper examines the need for companies to openly acknowledge and discuss the business dependency on consumption, exploring the topic through three different product examples – cars, beef, and clothing.
The Life Cycle of a Jean (2015)
This case study looks closely at a pair of Levi Strauss & Co. stone wash jeans with the goal of helping companies in the apparel sector take more effective and holistic approaches to the industry’s environmental impact.
Water: A Human and Business Priority (2020)
This article examines how through proactive individual and collective action, businesses can combat the water crisis.