Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Euratex to design for circular economy in textiles

Euratex to design for circular economy in textiles

16
May '19
Euratex to design for circular economy in textiles
Euratex has set out a new strategy, with its members and companies, to design solutions fit for enabling circular economy in the textile industry on a wider scale. The strategy will focus on the roles of the industry, of the EU and local policy makers, the needs to remove barriers, research and innovation and partnerships that circularity demands.

“We need new partnerships to promote sustainable purchasing practices and create a demand for circularity of products; we need to relay on smart policy measures which reward business investments and entrust a level playing field competition on a global scale for the responsible businesses," Alberto Paccanelli, Euratex president-elect.

The European industry and global leading fashion organisations have begun the reshaping of the textile and apparel sector. Simultaneously, a call for cooperation and new partnerships has also been launched from Frankfurt and Copenhagen, world’s leading meeting points for textile manufacturing and fashion.

As the voice of the European textile and clothing industry, Euratex is working to achieve a favourable environment within the European Union for design, development, manufacture and marketing of textile and clothing products.

On 14 May, a day ahead of the Copenhagen Fashion Summit 2019, five leading apparel organisations partnered calling on existing and forthcoming EU policymakers to rethink tools to establish a circular fashion system. The joint industry manifesto will set the scene framing agreed key issues which shall inspire industry and policy makers’ actions notably to bring on board all steps of the value chain, local and global actors, SMEs, consumers, Euratex said in a press release.

“We believe joint endeavors can win global challenges. The manifesto shows that finding new ways for unprecedented coordination is possible," Mauro Scalia, Euratex director of sustainable businesses, said.

"This manifesto is extremely significant as it is the first time so many influential organisations in the fashion industry have come together to work with policymakers on a unified approach to circularity,"Eva Kruse, CEO and president, Global Fashion Agenda.

"IAF will actively use its worldwide network to help create the connections for a global approach to circular fashion," Matthijs Crietee, secretary general, IAF, said.

"Through this European collaboration we can support legislation that promotes lasting industry improvements globally," Baptiste Carrière-Pradal, vice president, SAC, said. (RR)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India


Must ReadView All

Pic: Shutterstock

Textiles | On 26th Jan 2021

China's textile & garment exports rise 9.6% in 2020

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and global economic slowdown, textile...

Pic: Shutterstock

Textiles | On 26th Jan 2021

Vietnam, Israel to sign labour cooperation pact this year

Israel and Vietnam recently initiated negotiations over a labour...

Pic: Shutterstock

Fashion | On 25th Jan 2021

Boohoo buys Debenhams brand, website, but not its stores

Boohoo has reportedly purchased Debenhams brand and website for £55...

Interviews View All

Abhishek Samdaria, Reflete

Abhishek Samdaria
Reflete

GST will certainly reduce a lot of paperwork in future

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

There's lot more potential in women than what we are witnessing today

Textile industry, Head honchos

Textile industry
Head honchos

South India has a very strong manufacturing base

Nitesh Mittal,

Nitesh Mittal

Kusumgar Corporates is a leading manufacturer of technical textiles and...

Devendra Gupta,

Devendra Gupta

Reforce, a start-up based in Gurgaon, aims to revolutionise the fitness...

Alphonse Reddy,

Alphonse Reddy

Bangalore-based Sunday designs and makes mattresses and accessories that...

Robin Grankvist, OrganoClick AB

Robin Grankvist
OrganoClick AB

Robin Grankvist talks about PFCs, additives and various chemicals used in...

Sven Ghyselinck, Devan Chemical

Sven Ghyselinck
Devan Chemical

Headquartered in Belgium and with offices in the United Kingdom, Portugal...

Daniel Kaye, RocketLife

Daniel Kaye
RocketLife

<div>RocketLife, an award-winning developer of breakthrough visual...

Amiben Shroff, Shrujan

Amiben Shroff
Shrujan

From its modest beginning in the late 1960s, Shrujan has grown into a...

Akta Adani, India Boulevard

Akta Adani
India Boulevard

India Boulevard is a San Francisco-based curated fashion marketplace that...

Silvia Venturini Fendi, Fendi s.r.l

Silvia Venturini Fendi
Fendi s.r.l

"Yes, my confidence and positive attitude are my strengths and should be...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


January 2021

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.


Advanced Search