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WRAP's Plastics Pact 2025 Progress: A Call for Urgent Regulation as Targets Loom
Sustainability Standards News

WRAP's Plastics Pact 2025 Progress: A Call for Urgent Regulation as Targets Loom

WRAP acknowledges substantial progress in the Plastics Pact 2025 initiative but concedes that vital targets may not be achieved by 2025.
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|January 25th, 2024|11:26 AM
H&M Strives to Reduce its Environmental Footprint

H&M Strives to Reduce its Environmental Footprint

The Swedish fashion retail giant has committed to reducing CO2 emissions across its entire value chain by 2040, as the Science Based Targets Initiative has approved the group's targets.
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|December 1st, 2022|7:01 PM
Better Cotton's Expansion in Côte d’Ivoire Empowers Farmers
Sustainability Standards News

Better Cotton's Expansion in Côte d’Ivoire Empowers Farmers

Better Cotton is expanding its footprint in Côte d’Ivoire, aiming to support 200,000 farmers in the next five years through a strategic partnership with APROCOT-CI, focusing on comprehensive training and resources to boost sustainable cotton yields.
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|November 21st, 2023|1:38 PM
Fibre52 Cotton Technology Receives the Green Light from ZDHC
Sustainability Standards News

Fibre52 Cotton Technology Receives the Green Light from ZDHC

ZDHC's approval of Fiber52's chemical-free cotton technology signifies a crucial milestone in the textile industry's pursuit of sustainability and greener production methods.
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|October 4th, 2023|12:16 PM
DMD Systems Recovery Earns 25% Improvement in B Corp™ Score for Sustainable ITAD Services
Sustainability Standards News

DMD Systems Recovery Earns 25% Improvement in B Corp™ Score for Sustainable ITAD Services

DMD Systems Recovery, LLC. (DMD), a reuse-first ITAD services provider, proudly announces that after a thorough reassessment by B Lab™, DMD's B Impact Assessment™ jumped over 20 points, achieving a total score of 103.
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|April 11th, 2024|12:36 PM
Enhancing Sustainability in Chemical Recycling of ABS Materials
Sustainable Suppliers News

Enhancing Sustainability in Chemical Recycling of ABS Materials

ELIX Polymers explores the potential of Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS) materials to enhance sustainability in healthcare, addressing challenges posed by cross-contamination in traditional mechanically recycled ABS amid rising demand for sustainability in medical applications.
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|January 16th, 2024|12:06 PM
Cotton Made in Africa Achieves Full Implementation of Latest Criteria Across Supply Chain
Sustainability Standards News

Cotton Made in Africa Achieves Full Implementation of Latest Criteria Across Supply Chain

Cotton Made in Africa successfully implements sustainable cotton production criteria and requirements across its members, emphasizing environmental responsibility, social welfare, and economic prosperity, contributing to a greener and more sustainable cotton value chain.
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|August 1st, 2023|2:31 PM
Better Cotton Revises its Certification Criteria in Response to Greenwashing Concerns
Sustainability Standards News

Better Cotton Revises its Certification Criteria in Response to Greenwashing Concerns

Better Cotton raises its standards by revising its principles and criteria that farmers must meet to certify their cotton, after having completed its latest eighteen-month review in February.
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|April 25th, 2023|10:29 AM
The U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol Has Tracked over 3 Million Kilos of Sustainable Cotton
Sustainable Supply Chains

The U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol Has Tracked over 3 Million Kilos of Sustainable Cotton

Recognized by the Textile Exchange, the trusted and renowned standard holder COTTON USA™ uses the latest blockchain technology to successfully ensure sustainable cotton production.
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|April 3rd, 2023|12:05 PM
Fairtrade and International Trade Centre Advances on its Agenda 2030 with a Sustainability Partnership
Sustainability Governance
Sustainability Standards News

Fairtrade and International Trade Centre Advances on its Agenda 2030 with a Sustainability Partnership

The two organizations signed a new agreement aimed at promoting climate change adaptation and gender empowerment among smallholder farmers and enabling them to access new markets.
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|March 28th, 2023|5:56 PM