Puma's exploration of sustainable alternatives for producing and dyeing textiles continues in its latest biodesign project Design to Fade...
22 Jun 2020
The world's largest jewellery maker will stop using newly mined silver and gold in its jewellery by 2025 and only buy from recycled sources...
9 Jun 2020
For years, apparel brands have promised to police their supply chains to root out unsafe conditions and worker abuse...
Jason Judd and Sarosh Kuruvilla 8 Jun 2020
A new B2B initiative by H&M Group, called Treadler, allows external companies, including competitors, to access the group's global supply chain...
6 Mar 2020
Adidas has surged ahead to become a global leader in sourcing sustainable cotton...
13 Feb 2020
The winners of the annual Pentawards, a prestigious packaging design competition, were recognised at a gala ceremony held on 12 September in London. Microsoft scooped the top Diamond prize...
16 Sep 2019
Thirty-two global fashion and textile companies, including Adidas, Chanel and H&M, have signed a Fashion Pact, committing to achieving practical objectives together in three areas: climate, biodiversity and oceans...
27 Aug 2019
The anticipated launch of Ikea's Överallt homeware collection is described as a marriage between African rituals and Scandinavian design...
Lauren Hartzenberg 4 Mar 2019
Two years ago Ikea teamed up with a group of designers, architects, artists and creatives from five African countries to collaborate around modern urban rituals and the importance they play in the home...
1 Feb 2019
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN: Three Japanese-born researchers won the Nobel Prize for Physics for inventing the LED lamp, a boon in fighting global warming and aiding people in poverty.
8 Oct 2014
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN: Volkswagen, Europe's biggest car manufacturer, was set to take full control of Swedish truck manufacturer Scania after a small but crucial shareholder agreed to sell its shares.
15 May 2014
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN - Swedish truck maker Volvo is cutting 2,400 jobs in addition to 2,000 cuts the group announced in October, in a move aimed at boosting falling profitability.
8 Feb 2014
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN - Saab cars will roll off the production line in Sweden two years after the former General Motors subsidiary filed for bankruptcy.
2 Dec 2013
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN: Swedish industrial heavyweights Volvo trucks and Electrolux announced a total of 4,000 job cuts around the world on Friday when they published disappointing figures for the third quarter.
28 Oct 2013