Archive for July, 2010
We’ll have more company news and industry opinions to share with you soon. In the meantime, here are links to some interesting articles we’ve recently come across. Enjoy!
Tips to help you avoid falling prey to “greenwashing”: http://blog.fashionandearth.com/2010/07/01/four-quick-tips-to-getting-around-greenwashing/
The “Eco Fashion: Going Green” exhibit at the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC examines clothing throughout our history from an environmental perspective. The Los Angeles Times fashion critic offers her review: http://www.latimes.com/features/image/la-ig-diary-eco-20100627,0,5421054.story
The Global Cleantech Group’s annual forum (coming in October) identifies companies most likely to achieve growth while delivering significant ecological benefits – here’s a look at last year’s top 100: http://www.guardian.co.uk/globalcleantech100/list
When will clean tech have its “Netscape moment?” Fortune’s Marc Gunther explains on The Energy Collective blog: http://theenergycollective.com/marcgunther/39197/awaiting-clean-tech’s-“netscape-moment”
Eco-model/activist Summer Rayne Oakes’ Source4Style is a new sustainable textile database for interior decorators, retail sourcing specialists and others. Official launch is this fall but more details can be found here: http://www.ecorazzi.com/2010/07/01/summer-rayne-oakes-launches-sustainable-textile-website-‘source4style’/
Stay tuned for textile news to be announced at next week’s Texworld USA industry trade show – this year’s event will be the largest to date: http://www.texworldusa.com/