The Plastic Soup Foundation and G-Star RAW join forces Stop the microfiber!
The Plastic Soup Foundation and G-Star are calling on other fashion companies, washing machine manufacturers and the textile industry to support the international Ocean Clean Wash. The signatories of this initiative will contribute to the development of one or more innovative solutions to prevent the release of plastic fibres from garments in the future.
G-Star publishes MODE Tracker results
The first G-Star MODE Tracker has been published by MADE-BY. This independent verification and progress tracking tool publicly shows our year-on-year sustainability results in a clear and approachable way.
G-STAR UPDATES MATERIALS POLICY
G-Star is committed to ensure that the raw materials used in our products are manufactured in a responsible way that preserves natural resources and respects human & animal rights.
G-STAR PARTNERS WITH CANOPY
G-Star joined the environmental organisation Canopy in an initiative to encourage the fashion industry to avoid sourcing fabrics from ancient and endangered forests, together with a growing list of international clothing brands, retailers and designers.
RAW FOR THE OCEANS: THE PRODUCTION PROCESS EXPLAINED
The Vortex Project and Bionic share G-Star’s mission to transform waste into a unique product. Together, we collaborate in an on-going creative exploration to innovate denim and make an impact against plastic pollution of the oceans. RAW for the Oceans items are made with Bionic yarn created out of plastic waste reclaimed from the sea.
G-STAR PUBLISHES MAP WITH MANUFACTURING LOCATIONS
We are proud of the products we manufacture together with our suppliers and of the trustworthy and long-term relationships we have built up with them. We now want to show everybody at which factories G-Star products are made by publishing the Manufacturing Map.
G-STAR’S RELATIONSHIP WITH BANGLADESH - UPDATE
G-Star feels responsible for the well-being of employees working in the factories where G-Star products are made. For our production in Bangladesh we have taken some additional measures.
G-STAR POSITION ON ANGORA WOOL
G-Star does not accept that animals are treated cruelly for the production of G-Star products. We will not use angora wool in our collection until we can guarantee good animal husbandry in angora production.
2013 THIRD QUARTER PROGRESS REPORT RELEASED BY ZDHC GROUP
The Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Group released the first progress update subsequent to the release of the Joint Roadmap, Version 2.
ZDHC GROUP RELEASES JOINT ROADMAP, VERSION 2
The Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Group released version 2 of the Joint Roadmap that builds on the initial 2011 Joint Roadmap.
MADE-BY LAUNCHED G-STAR’S FIRST SCORECARD
On the 7th of June, MADE-BY published G-Star’s first scorecard that transparently shows our social and environmental progress over 2012.
ZDHC RELEASES INAUGURAL ANNUAL REPORT
The inaugural year results of the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) programme are presented in the 2012 Annual Report.
RAW SUSTAINABLE: FROM NICHE TO MAINSTREAM
G-Star expanded the RAW Sustainable programme from a separate line to using sustainable materials in our entire collection with a focus on bestselling styles.
G-STAR COMMITS TO DETOX SOLUTION COMMITMENT OF GREENPEACE
G-Star has taken the next step to reach Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) by 2020 and made a Detox Solution Commitment with Greenpeace.