Environment

GOTS Pre-Conference to IFOAM Organic World Congress held at New Delhi

GOTS Pre-Conference to IFOAM Organic World Congress held at New Delhi

Organized at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi in November 2017, it solely focused on ‘Social Compliance Issues in the Organic Textile Supply Chain’ The GOTS Pre-Conference to IFOAM Organic World Congress was organized at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi on November 8, 2017. This conference was first of its kind, solely focused on ‘Social Compliance Issues in the Organic Textile ...

Read More »

Veritiv Joins Growing SGP Community as a Silver Patron

Veritiv Joins Growing SGP Community as a Silver Patron

27 November 2017, Sayville, NY, USA : The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP), the leading non-profit organization that certifies printing facilities’ sustainability best practices is pleased to announce Veritiv Corporation as the newest SGP Patron at the silver level. Based in Atlanta, GA, Veritiv Corporation (NYSE: VRTV) is Fortune 500 business-to-business distributor of packaging, facility solutions, print and publishing products ...

Read More »

SGP Announces New Board of Directors

SGP Announces New Board of Directors

21 November 2017, Sayville, NY, USA : The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP), the leading authority in sustainable printing certifications for print manufacturers, has elected two new members to its Board of Directors and two reappointments. Joe Stapley and Nicole Papadakis are new board members while Lynn Krinsky and Brett Thompson had their terms extended three more years. The elected ...

Read More »

Archroma has registered about 200 substances under REACH

Archroma has registered about 200 substances under REACH

4 October 2017, Reinach, Switzerland : Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, today announced solid progress on Phases 3 and 4 of REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and restriction of Chemicals) with more than 60% of our commercial products active in EU complying already with the June 2018 requirements. In total, 369 different chemical substances are within the scope ...

Read More »

Avery Dennison pioneers first-of-its kind Labelexpo booth made from label waste

Avery Dennison pioneers first-of-its kind Labelexpo booth made from label waste

25 September 2017, Oegstgeest, the Netherlands : To drive home its Labelexpo theme of “Pioneering Change,” Avery Dennison decided showing was better than telling: The global label-maker will present at the industry-leading trade show with a booth made in part from recycled label waste – the first ever at Labelexpo. Renae Kezar, Avery Dennison’s global senior director of sustainability, said the ...

Read More »

AkzoNobel helping to save the Brazilian rainforest

AkzoNobel helping to save the Brazilian rainforest

A large area of Brazilian rainforest located within one of AkzoNobel’s sites is being planted with around 12,000 seedlings of species native to the region as part of an ongoing project to safeguard the fragile ecosystem. The seedlings will replace part of the existing non-native eucalyptus woodland within a six hectare plot at the Tangará Reserve, which sits inside the ...

Read More »

Indian Army (CIF Kilo) Sets up Plant to Recycle Used Tetra Pak Cartons

Indian Army (CIF Kilo) Sets up Plant to Recycle Used Tetra Pak Cartons

30 May 2017, New Delhi : The Indian Army is associated with numerous efforts to conserve nature and promote a sense of responsibility toward the environment. As a step in the same direction Counter Insurgency Force (CIF) Kilo has undertaken an environment project for recycling of used Tetra Pak cartons, in association with Tetra Pak India. “Milk in Tetra Pak cartons ...

Read More »

Avery Dennison promotes sustainability across label and packaging industry with educational video series

Avery Dennison promotes sustainability across label and packaging industry with educational video series

27 April 2017, Singapore : Global labeling and packaging materials manufacturer Avery Dennison Corporation today reiterated its commitment to sustainability with a video series that makes easy for label converters & brand owners to understand the importance of sustainable paper sourcing to achieve their sustainability goals. “In this Ask the Experts video series, we share insights into global trends and ...

Read More »

Reebok Will Introduce Plant-Based Sustainable Shoes This Year

Reebok Will Introduce Plant-Based Sustainable Shoes This Year

It’s ‘Cotton + Corn’ initiative is creating sneakers that can turn into compost. While others try shoes that lace themselves or have 3D printed soles, Reebok will have “plant-based” footwear on shelves this year. Adidas already sold a sneaker produced from ocean-plastic, but Reebok’s “Cotton + Corn” push is focused on shoes that are made from sustainable, growing materials, that ...

Read More »

Number of GOTS certified facilities increase 21% to 4,642 in 2016

Number of GOTS certified facilities increase 21% to 4,642 in 2016

02 May 2017, Navi Mumbai : The number of facilities certified to the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) demonstrated a substantial increase, from 3,814 facilities in 2015 to 4,642 facilities in 2016. GOTS certified facilities are now located in 63 countries around the world. Growth is continuously, evenly spread across all market segments including the mass market and the big ...

Read More »
Scroll To Top