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Monday, November 14, 2022

Bluesign® TOOL with advanced methodology for chemical assessment’

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Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Bluesign launches the next phase of its PFAS phase out program

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Thursday, October 20, 2022

Higg Is Developing Partnerships with Bluesign and ZDHC

to Fast-Track Textile Industry Chemical Management Improvement

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

First pair of jeans made from ISKO bluesign APPROVED fabric

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Wednesday, August 10, 2022

We define “sustainable attributes” for approved chemicals within our bluesign® FINDER

By defining “sustainable attributes” for bluesign® APPROVED chemicals, registered in the bluesign® FINDER, we are furthering the ability to provide more sustainable solutions

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Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Decarbonization Priorities for Brands

This level of ambition will require significant reductions in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across the global economy leading to net zero emissions by 2050.

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Friday, June 10, 2022

NEW HAZARDOUS CHEMICAL ADDED TO THE SVHC CANDIDATE LIST

Bluesign already has it on its system substance list for more than a decade

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Monday, June 20, 2022

Bluesign announces partnership with SCTI

To create the first comprehensive sustainable chemistry index for the textile industry

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Thursday, April 14, 2022

EU Green Deal

The EU is implementing its chemicals strategy for sustainability - Find out how bluesign could help the industry

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Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Our Statement on LICENCE TO GREENWASH REPORT by changing Markets Foundation

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Tuesday, March 8, 2022

Future of PFAS

In the search engine for approved chemistry – the bluesign® FINDER – we offer more than 150 PFAS-free chemical alternatives.

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Monday, February 22, 2021

Bluesign Releases 2010-2020 environmental impact figures

From SYSTEM PARTNER textile manufacturers

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Friday, February 11, 2022

THOUGHTS ON SUSTAINABILITY IN THE TEXTILE VALUE CHAIN

from Thomas Schäfer, bluesign® ACADEMY

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Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Phase-out plan for toxic solvents in Transfer Printing

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Thursday, September 16, 2021

Bluesign introduces management and phase-out concept for critical solvents

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Tuesday, July 6, 2021

BLUESIGN CRITERIA HAVE BEEN REVISED

Bluesign Completes 2021 Revision Of All Its Chemical Substances Lists

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Tuesday, July 6, 2021

BLUESIGN CRITERIA HAVE BEEN REVISED

Bluesign Completes 2021 Revision Of All Its Chemical Substances Lists

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Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Bluesign Announces Daniel Rüfenacht as new CEO

Jill Dumain Departs for New Role at SGS Group

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Friday, April 30, 2021

ISKO™ Launches bluesign® APPROVED Fabrics

ISKO™ became the only denim mill in Europe with bluesign® APPROVED fabrics

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Thursday, April 1, 2021

Discover the SDGs — to Make Peace With Nature, April 1-30

Bluesign supports the virtual education hub in partnership with Conscious Fashion Campaign and UN Office for Partnerships

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Tuesday, March 30, 2021

COLLABORATING TO SPEED SUSTAINABLE CHANGE

Watch Bluesign CEO Jill Dumain discuss the power of partnerships for sustainable progress with Sourcing Journal’s Edward Hertzman.

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Thursday, February 18, 2021

BLUESIGN RELEASES PRODUCT STEWARDSHIP GUIDELINE 3.0

The new guideline is available to bluesign® System Partners

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Friday, January 29, 2021

BLUESIGN CRITERIA HAVE BEEN REVISED

Bluesign Completes 2020 Revision Of All Its Chemical Substances Lists

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Wednesday, January 6, 2021

ZDHC MRSL and bluesign alignment‍

The ZDHC Foundation has tweaked the latest version of its manufacturing restricted substance list (MRSL 2.0) to align with bluesign

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Friday, March 27, 2020

Première Vision Smart Creation, the podcast.

PV Smart Creation, the podcast, invites to explore the potential of sustainable fashion. For one episode, they welcomed Kutay Saritosun, Director of Fashion Brands at Bluesign. « To be more sustainable...

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Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Pantone Color of the Year: Classic Blue

Pantone presents the 2020 Color of the Year: Classic Blue. This deep and thoughtful blue is said to bring a feeling of dependability and calm. If the 2010’s were the decade of disruption, then this shade...

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Monday, March 16, 2020

bluesign® CRITERIA have been revised

In 2019, Bluesign began the process of revising the bluesign® CRITERIA for the bluesign® SYSTEM. This process is noteworthy as it marks the first criteria revision which took place with close stakeholder...

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Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Sustainability was in the air. The snow, however, was not.

While there was no snowfall at ISPO Munich this year, the topic of sustainability was in the air. The lack of snow drew attention around campaigns like #protectourwinters and #savetheseasons. There was...

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Ahead of its Time

A lot has happened in the last 20 years. The last Volkswagen Beetle rolled through production. Redbull dropped a man from the stratosphere. Steve Jobs unveiled the first iPod, followed by the iPhone. Facebook...

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Sunday, January 19, 2020

ISPO Academy Masterclass

Bluesign is proud to partner with the next generation of designers.

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Thursday, November 28, 2019

A PATH TO RESPONSIBLE TRIMS MANUFACTURING

Many of the products used by brands in the production of outdoor consumer goods contain trims — also known as accessories — that are highly chemically intensive to our natural world. These trims comprise...

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Thursday, November 28, 2019

INCLUDING THE ENVIRONMENT IN KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

Established business practices dictate companies evaluate the success or failures of their business model on key metrics that adhere primarily to financial standards that comprise a healthy balance sheet....

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Thursday, November 28, 2019

THE GREEN BUTTON AND BLUESIGN: A PATH FORWARD

H. Jackson Browne, New York Times best-selling author of Life’s Little Instruction Book said, “The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.” The Green Button, a German government “meta label”...

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

bluesign® DIALOGUE, San Francisco

The third bluesign® DIALOGUE event took place on November 12, 2019, in the heart of San Francisco, California. Part education, part discussion, part exploration, the bluesign® DIALOGUE series, which started...

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Ocean Lanka Enters Internationally Recognised bluesign® SYSTEM PARTNERSHIP

Ocean Lanka (Pvt.) Ltd., Sri Lanka’s largest weft knitted fabric manufacturer, has recently received the honor of achieving the status of system partnership with Bluesign. Bluesign is a Swiss holistic...

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Wednesday, October 2, 2019

BLUESIGN JOINS THE ZDHC AS CONTRIBUTOR

The bluesign® SYSTEM adds a remarkable number of chemical products from its 12’000+ chemical products list from over 190 chemical suppliers to the ZHDC GatewayTM.

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Thursday, September 12, 2019

Extended deadline: bluesign® CRITERIA revision 2019

Striving to gather as much feedback as possible and having received a large amount of inquiries, we will be extending the deadline for submitting your comments until September 30, 2019.

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Monday, August 12, 2019

bluesign® CRITERIA revision 2019

At BLUESIGN we never stand still when it comes to achieving our vision and mindset of responsible and sustainable manufacturing of textile consumer products. In recent months we have invested efforts in...

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Thursday, June 20, 2019

INDEPENDENT THIRD-PARTY REVIEW OF THE BLUESIGN® CHEMICAL ASSESSMENT SCHEME BY OEKOPOL GERMANY

Oekopol Germany recently conducted an independent review of the bluesign® CHEMICAL ASSESSMENT approach with regard to the type of chemicals, the applications and intended use. Their conclusions were presented...

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Tallinn Conference on Management of Hazardous Chemicals under the EU Industrial Emission Directive (IED)

Dr. Thomas Schaefer, Head of bluesign academy, was invited to participate at a panel discussion on Tallinn Conference about Management of Hazardous Chemicals under the EU Industrial Emission Directive...

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Monday, July 1, 2019

BSSL revision 2019

bluesign technologies regularly revises limits and usage bans for chemical substances that are published in the bluesign® SYSTEM SUBSTANCES LIST (BSSL) Consumer safety limits .

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

CFDA: WORDS WITH (FASHION) FRIENDS: KUTAY SARITOSUN

Kutay Saritosun, Director of Fashion Brands at bluesign, is dedicated to educating brands on producing more sustainable products. He’s hopeful that with help and guidance, brands can use safer chemistry...

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Thursday, June 20, 2019

Bluesign launches the bluesign® CUBE at ITMA

With the launch of the bluesign® CUBE, the science gateway to more responsible consumer textile products, Bluesign is taking the textile industry to the next level.

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Monday, July 15, 2019

Bluesign gives access to its verified chemical products for free

Bluesign will offer free access to its web-based bluesign® FINDER, the most comprehensive chemical products positive list.

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Bluesign releases black limits for chemical products

On July 1, 2019, Bluesign will publish threshold limits for chemical substances in finished chemical products like auxiliaries or dyes as the bluesign® SYSTEM BLACK LIMITS (BSBL). The compilation of substances...

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Thursday, February 28, 2019

Risks from basic chemicals identified

One aspect of the evaluation of a chemical inventory list of a bluesign company assessment is the chemical consumption. The volume of basic chemicals in textile finishing can vary between 20% to 70% of...

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Friday, May 10, 2019

Working together to drive sustainability in the outdoor industry

Chemical management of products is complex and challenging. It happens high up in the supply chain, and chemical compounds are not visible to the naked eye. Even if you think you’re purchasing a responsibly...

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Friday, May 10, 2019

Taking Responsibility for Textiles – from Beginning to End

There is a growing awareness of the impact textiles have on our lives – from waterproof jackets that protect mountaineers to organic cotton blankets that wrap tiny newborns. A growing number of citizens...

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Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Expert Conference on Sustainable Supply Chains

On February 20th and 21st, 2019, an expert conference on Sustainable Supply Chains was held in the German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Berlin. BLUESIGN was invited to this event...

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