The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) is ZDHC Roadmap to Zero Programme’s newest Accepted Certification Standard.
The SAC is equipping the apparel industry with its updated Higg FEM tool—which will further reduce audit fatigue and boost transparency.
China has been cracking down on pollution in an effort to improve the country’s poor air quality, and now that crackdown has led to more than 80,000 factories being shut down at one point or another.Read more
Bangladesh wants matters of its own factory safety and compliance in its own hands. And as such, both the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety and the Accord on Fire and Building Safety have agreed to leave the country when their tenures are up in 2018.Read more
H&M, who regularly touts its circularity efforts, is being called out for allegedly burning 12 tons of new, unsold apparel each year.Read more
NSF International is promoting transparency and expanding its compliance footprint with three new sustainable apparel certifications.Read more
While child labor and unsafe working conditions remain prevalent in the leather industry, a group of investors is demanding additional labor compliance for tannery audits.Read more
NSF International is certifying the first U.S. farm to its Global Traceable Down Standard (Global TDS).Read more
The Federal Trade Commission is taking further steps to ensure that clothing, fur and textile labels are accurate and protect consumers in the U.S.Read more