The AWS is a global membership collaboration comprising businesses, NGOs and the public sector. Members contribute to the sustainability of local water-resources through the adoption and promotion of a universal framework for the sustainable use of water – the AWS Standard – that drives, recognizes and rewards good water stewardship performance.
The AWS Standard offers a credible, globally applicable framework for the textile industry to understand water use and impacts, and to work collaboratively and transparently with others to address shared water challenges.
Founded in Amsterdam in 2015, Arch & Hook started out as the world’s first sustainable hanger brand, pioneering game-changing innovation across the fashion and retail sectors.
The company is now building on that legacy, driving industry collaboration with its innovative and fully recyclable materials, such as BLUE® and A&H WOOD.
Arch & Hook has offices in Amsterdam, London, Singapore, New York and Sydney and a network of employees, resellers and distributors across Europe, Asia and the United States.
Archive is a full service resale partner for brands that want to take ownership of their secondhand market in a way that’s authentic to their brand and customers. The average piece of clothing is worn fewer than 7 times – by giving an item a second life its CO2e is reduced by 82%. Archive’s platform enables brands to add resale to their ecommerce offering, allowing them to become more sustainable, increase loyalty amongst existing customers, and reach new customers. They are currently partnered with iconic brands such as Oscar De La Renta, The North Face, Filippa K, Cuyana, and more.
Aware™ validates sustainability claims of textile products, by making true and clean data available using tracer and blockchain technology. With a simple scan you can distinguish false material from genuine sustainable fabric. On top of that you have access to all traceability data. This information and certainty allow brands to be transparent.
“As a production supply chain of final products can be long, how to be sure that original sustainable feedstock has been used in the final product? Do you dare to guarantee? With truth at the heart of everything we do, we’ve developed an honest, innovative technology to keep track of our sustainable materials throughout a supply chain. Our four-step process [Activate, Produce, Scan, Authenticate] offers secure traceability of our sustainable materials and a true story from start to finish.” – Aware
With a long career in the fashion and textile industry the BIORESTORE Team understand all sides of the journey from fibre to finished goods across design, innovation, and sustainability from brand to customer demands, with BIORESTORE being formulated on the basis of the growing textile / garment to waste post-consumer crisis.
This Award Winning Patent-Pending innovation has the power to disrupt the entire fashion industry, making second-hand garments look brand new, decreasing the desire to shop new items, and prolonging the lives of our wardrobe heroes, through to prevention of garments to landfill.
Birla Cellulose operates 12 pulp and fibre sites globally that apply closed-loop systems and environmentally efficient technologies in its process. Five global advanced research centres equipped with state-of-the-art research facilities and pilot plants support the global operations and markets.
Birla Cellulose leads the industry in sustainable sourcing practices and is ranked #1 globally in Canopy’s Hot Button Report 2020 for sustainable forestry practices and development of next-generation solutions for alternative feedstock.
Birla Cellulose collaborates actively with its value chain partners and works closely with organizations like Canopy, SAC, ZDHC, Changing Markets Foundation, Textile Exchange, WBSCD, Fashion for Good amongst others to continually learn and apply the best practices in its operations and across its value chain.
Birla Cellulose touches lives of people across the world, from plantation to fashion and lifestyle. An idea seeded in 1947 has grown organically and made us a global leader in VSF. Headquartered in India, our plantations, factories and marketing offices reach out to several countries, making a positive impact on the global textile and nonwoven businesses. Birla Cellulose leads the industry in implementation of SAC’s Higg (3.0) FEM to monitor the manufacturing units’ performance on environmental aspects.
Blue Bite is a leader in connected products, offering brands innovative ways to use connecting technologies like QR and NFC to communicate directly with their users via a phone. With Blue Bite’s patented, proprietary platform, brands deliver personalized mobile experiences at scale without the need to build thousands of webpages. This helps brands solve some of their most pressing challenges including product authentication, delivering personalized consumer experiences, enabling circularity, storytelling and driving additional sales. Blue Bite has enabled tens of millions of products for leading brands worldwide, including adidas, BVLGARI, Redken, eBay and many more.