The trends, knowledge and the most positive examples of sustainability, safety, commercial promotion and technical specialities within the tanning industry were the focus of the 20th edition of the National Congress of Technicians and Chemists of the Leather Industry. The event took place in Brazil from 20th to 21st of November, with the co-organization of the Centre for the Brazilian Tanning Industries (CICB).
The sportswear group announced this week that it had prolonged its existing partnership with the Fédération Internationale de Football Association. Adidas will continue to be the 'official partner, Supplier and Licensee of the FIFA Football World Cup and all other FIFA events' for the next 17 years, up to 2030.
Six months after a major clothing factory collapse in Bangladesh, 94% of the victims are still awaiting compensation, a charity says. The charity, Action Aid, says many survivors have serious injuries that have prevented them returning to work.
All fashion brands and retailers that have been producing clothes at one of the factories affected by the Tazreen Fashions fire and the collapse of the Rana Plaza building in Dhaka, Bangladesh have been asked to attend a meeting discussing the compensation for the victims and their families on 11th and 12th September in Geneva.