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transparency Tag

The Importance Of Labels

Labels are presented as a proof of social commitment. Indeed, it guarantees the conformity of a company or an organization, a product, or a service to defined criteria. Labels are therefore good tools to prove transparency towards consumers, partners, suppliers, employees… We can take the example of several eco-responsible labels such as the Global Organic Textile...

Thoughts About Greenwashing

«We can cowardly close our eyes, turn our heads away, pretend not to see but we cannot remain indifferent if we have seen” Abbé Pierre. The economist Robert Reich said, “when you hear a company boast about being environmentally friendly, don’t applaud. In an ultra-competitive capitalism, which I call ‘super capitalism’, it is naïve to think...

The importance of GOTS certification

What does GOTS certification mean ?  GOTS is a benchmark standard for sustainable garment manufacturing.  How did this GOTS label come about ?  Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) was born in 2002 during the Intercot Conference in Düsseldorf (Germany). The participants of the conference have indentificated the many  problems of the textile industry and the need to harmonise...

iTechStyle Summit 2022 Conference

iTechStyle Summit 2022 was designed to stimulate all players from the design, fashion and textile industry. In order for them to explore, learn, share and network with contact industry innovators, technology providers, researchers, and other professionals from the clothing sector from around Europe. The event was a three-day, face-to-face international conference on textile and clothing....

The Portuguese Textile Industry Leads In Sustainability

Nowadays Sustainability is a topic that people and brands are more and more aware of. Specially among the Portuguese Textile Industry. In fact, this subject was already a hot seat before the pandemic, but its importance was re-enforced in the last two years. Once people had more time to search about this theme, to do...