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Calculating The Environmental Cost of Fashion: Green Story and SgT

Fashion brands globally are under pressure to demonstrate and deliver genuinely sustainable products and processes as a consequence of climate change, resource depletion, and changing consumer expectations. Backing up sustainability claims with facts is an essential piece of the puzzle, and these facts must come from quality data.

AAFA Webinar - Gap Inc. x SgT: The Importance of Fit in Fashion and How to Get It Right June 17, 2021

Gap Inc. and SgT will share the stage to present a webinar hosted by the AAFA (American Apparel and Footwear Association):

Adapting to Change: Best Practices by Leading Textile Brands and Retailers

Adjusting to the changing landscape of safety and quality risks caused by COVID-19 has led leading textile brands and retailers to rethink their best practices.

Speeding Up Time to Market and Manufacturing Productivity

From Fiber to Finish: Traceability and Sustainability in Fashion Supply Chain

Sustainability and traceability have become equally as important issues to fashion brands and retailers as they are to consumers and governments. Now a top-of-mind consideration for fashion companies, increasing pressure to be more transparent in fashion is also stemming from an escalation of rules and regulations in this area.

Transparency & Traceability: How to Give Consumers What They Want - ViJi and SgT

Traceability and transparency in the textile supply chain are key to achieving sustainability. Customers also want to know more about the product they are about to purchase: who made it, who will benefit from it, as well as its origin, material and history.

However, the textile supply chain is complex and diverse: it is not unusual for a fabric to travel around the world before reaching the final customer. This is why technology plays such an important part in transparency, traceability and the future of sustainable textiles.

The European Commission Launches Green Consumption Pledge: 5 Solutions for Textile Companies to Improve Their Sustainability

The European Commission launched its new Green Consumption Pledge on 25 January 2021, which will require companies to commit to improving their environmental impact and to help consumers make more sustainable purchases.

SgT To Share Industry Expertise at ICPHSO 2021 Annual Symposium

SgT will share its textile industry expertise and ‘boots on the ground’ technical insights at ICPHSO (International Consumer Product Health and Safety Organization) 2021 Annual Virtual Meeting and Symposium.

AAFA x SgT: Virtual Product Safety & Compliance Seminar on February 9 & 10, 2021

SgT is part of the American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA). This year, SgT will take part in different events organized by or with the AAFA, starting with SgT's sponsorship of their virtual Product Safety & Compliance Seminar on February 9 & 10, 2021 from 1:00PM to 3:30PM ET. 

The SCIP Database Takes Effect on January 5 – What Are Your Obligations?

The new SCIP database – the Substances of Concern In articles as such or in complex objects (Products) established under the Waste Framework Directive (WFD) – comes into force on January 5, 2021. Companies that supply articles containing substances of very high concern (SVHCs) on the Candidate List in a concentration above 0.1% weight by weight (w/w) in the EU market will be required to submit information on these articles to the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) from January onward.