The latest report called for brands, retailers and other stakeholders to involve suppliers in the industry’s push towards improving the design, marketing, and implementation of the clothing, the Platform of the Future and leading fashion companies Cobalt Fashion, the Ramatex Group and Yee Chain International.
Springing into circular fashion, mass apparel and footwear manufacturers are special in the creation and deployment of revolutionary circular solutions at the heart of today’s high-performance, low-cost fast-mode system. Due to their role in the sector — led by the procurement and supply decisions and the production of retail goods — manufacturers have a tremendous capacity to influence the fashion industry across the supply chain.
The study, however, argued that, while significant progress has been made with the environmental and social sustainable output of the fashion industry, initiatives remain guided by individual players and growing collective efforts – for example, the Make Fashion Circular initiative of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation that has attracted decades of leading brands and players in the industry. And an approach to the manufacturing of developments based on compliance; rather than broader acceptance of evolving textile recycling technologies in the game; discovery and scaling circular future supply chain supplies of materials like man-made cellulose fibers — after cotton, the second largest category of cellulose fibres — and reconsideration of waste disposal design processes.