COP26: Fashion industry renews climate commitments

Fashion companies have committed to halving their emissions by 2030

ASOS bags 21% reduction of carbon emissions per order

The progress means the reduction in operational emissions per order now stands at 45% since 2015

Burberry pledges to be ‘climate positive’ by 2040

The luxury brand aims to reduce emissions across its extended supply chain, with a 46% target for 2030, aligned with the 1.5°C pathway set out in the Paris climate agreement

Moncler sets 2021 deadline for carbon-neutral sites

The luxury fashion brand has also committed to power its worldwide operations with 100% renewables by 2023

Burberry helps IBM interns develop tech for sustainable shopping

The prototype uses data that allows consumers to trace a garment’s production journey and lifecycle

EAC to revisit inquiry into sustainability of fashion sector

The work will follow-up on its 2018 inquiry, which was called ‘fixing fashion: clothing consumption and sustainability’

ASOS launches its first circular fashion collection

The collection has been created with manufacturing techniques to ensure all fabric is used in the most efficient way

Fashion Industry Charter Signatories launch climate action guide

It is primarily intended for less experienced fashion companies that want to join the sector to deliver net zero emissions by 2050

Leather made from fungi ‘eco-friendlier and cheaper’ than animal and plastic alternatives

Fungi-based leather releases less carbon emissions into the atmosphere and is fully biodegradable when used in its pure form

Gucci to cut number of fashion shows to reduce clothing waste

The fashion giant plans to host just two “seasonless” catwalk shows each year and suggests clothes need to last longer than a single season