GINETEX signs the UN Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action
GINETEX is proud to have signed the Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action. Our international organization has joined the UNFCCC’s Fashion for Global Climate Action initiative, calling on the Fashion industry to acknowledge the contribution of the sector to climate change and our responsibility to strive towards climate neutrality for a safer planet.
Within the life cycle of a textile product, textile care represents up to 40% of its environmental impact.
Consumers can act today
by adopting simple and easy day-to-day habits!
GINETEX has been investing for many years to promote eco-care through its clevercare.info initiative. This initiative was developed to advise consumers that they can influence the environmental impact of textile and garment care by carefully following the care symbols found on a textile label. Already, many of our member companies are starting to use the logo on their care labels and are developing consumer worldwide communications.
By signing the Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action, we continue our commitment to make consumers and brands aware of the changes necessary to decrease the impact of the textile and Fashion industry on the environment.
UN Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action
Tags : Sustainable - International
A NEW PRESIDENT FOR GINETEX
Mr. Thomas Lange, from German Fashion Association, has been appointed President of GINETEX for 2 years starting 1 January 2023.
LAUNDRY: While energy sobriety is highly advised, GINETEX is studying the true impact of the different stages of textile washing on electricity consumption.
THE EXTENDED PRODUCER RESPONSIBILITY (EPR)
France: The AGEC Law imposes, from January 1st 2022, the affixing of TRIMAN signage and info-sorting on products such as clothing textiles, household linen and footwear.
RESULTS OF THE 3rd IPSOS EUROPEAN BAROMETER 2021
Environmental concerns are now central to Europeans’ new textile care habits.
BREXIT: IMPACT ON TEXTILE LABELLING
Textile labelling requirements in the UK will change starting 1st January 2021. Here are the main new requirements.
THE CHARTER FOR SUSTAINABLE CLEANING
A.I.S.E. presents first products which comply with the renewed detergents industry sustainability standard and relaunched its cleanright.eu platform.
A NEW PRESIDENT FOR GINETEX
Mr. Alejandro Laquidain, from Consejo Intertextil Español, has been elected President of GINETEX for 2 years starting 1 January 2021.
RESULTS OF THE 2ND IPSOS EUROPEAN BAROMETER 2019
One of the main findings is that durability of clothing is at the heart of Europeans’ interests, who wish to keep their garments for as long as possible.
HOW TO CLEAN A FABRIC FACE MASK
In the time of Covid-19, GINETEX gives you the main recommendations on how to take care for your fabric face mask.
GINETEX SIGNS THE UN CHARTER
By signing the UN Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action, we continue our commitment to make consumers and brands aware of the changes necessary to decrease the impact of the textile and Fashion industry on the environment
SUSTAINABLE TEXTILE CARE
Clervercare.info, a full marketing program aimed at end-customers. Discover more with our video and comic strips!
A NEW PARTNERSHIP
GINETEX is now member of the Sustainable Apparel Coalition – Both of our international organizations are teaming up for a better world!
JOINT INDUSTRY ANNOUNCEMENT
A.I.S.E., APPLiA & GINETEX are publishing their joint tips for sustainable laundering.
A BAROMETER FOR CARE LABELLING
GINETEX, in partnership with IPSOS, unveils the outcomes of its European barometer "Europeans and textile care labelling".
GINETEX has developed an internationally applicable logo for sustainable care. Consumers are given information to help them reduce the environmental impact of caring for textile.
Two times a year, GINETEX headquarters issue a newsletter covering textile care labelling information. Please register to be best informed.