LS 28th May 2021 News Roundup

LS 28th May 2021 News Roundup

Our weekly news round up in the world of sustainable sportswear begins with the following:

1. Marimekko and Adidas collaborate to launch sportswear collection

The collection consists of new materials such as recycled yarns and other methods to help reduce the environmental footprint.

Read more here: https://fashionunited.uk/news/fashion/marimekko-and-adidas-collaborate-to-launch-sportswear-collection/2021052855724

2. Lululemon tops anti-forced labour benchmark

Lululemon, Adidas and PVH Corp, which owns Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein, have been ranked highest in their efforts to tackle forced labour in their global supply chains. Of the largest 37 companies, the best-performing brand was Lululemon, which scored 89 out of 100 on the benchmark score.

Read more here: https://www.drapersonline.com/news/lululemon-tops-anti-forced-labour-benchmark

 

3. Sportswear gets an ethical revamp, with wood fibre used to fashion shorts

The brand So Ride Wear, after launching eco-responsible T-shirts and sweatshirts in 2019, the French startup has now created its first pairs of shorts made from wood.

Read more here: https://www.thestar.com.my/lifestyle/style/2021/05/22/ethical-and-responsible-wood-shorts-by-the-so-ride-wear-brand

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