04 May '17, 9am

Ethiopia a “major risk” for textile sourcing https://t.co/IcwaQe9GNf

Ethiopia a “major risk” for textile sourcing https://t.co/IcwaQe9GNf

LONDON - Security, human rights issues and concerns about landgrabs will undermine the potential of Ethiopia as an apparel sourcing hotspot moving forward according to one the world's leading risk analytics companies. The company claims Ethiopia's cotton sector, particularly, will be increasingly exposed to security and reputational risks, limiting the opportunity to expand sustainable production. "Therefore, businesses viewing Ethiopia as an opportunity to diversify their textile and cotton supply chains will need to navigate a multitude of risks across their product value chains," says the new briefing.

Full article: https://www.ecotextile.com/2017050422739/materials-produc...

Tweets

ILO supports migrant textile workers in Brazil

ILO supports migrant textile workers in Brazil

ecotextile.com 05 May '17, 10am

SÃO PAULO – The International Labour Organisation (ILO), Brazilian Association of Textile Retail (ABVTEX), Brazilian Assoc...

DyStar sets up new Texanlab

ecotextile.com 05 May '17, 8am

SINGAPORE – Texanlab Laboratories, a DyStar Group company, has opened its 3rd state of the art and technologically advance...

China proposes new textile chemical restrictions

China proposes new textile chemical restrictions

ecotextile.com 09 May '17, 8am

BEIJING - China's National Consumer Product Safety Standardisation Technical Commission has conducted a public consultatio...

Crackdown on textile polluters continues in China

Crackdown on textile polluters continues in China

ecotextile.com 28 Apr '17, 10am

BEIJING - There is further evidence this week to suggest that Chinese authorities are cracking down on polluting enterpris...

Large increase in GOTS certified facilities

ecotextile.com 03 May '17, 8am

STUTTGART - The number of facilities certified to the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) saw a substantial increase, f...

#CoralSea

defense.gov 05 May '17, 1pm

That battle was a crucial turning point in the war against Imperial Japan in the Pacific, Trump said. “In those Pacific wa...