The bluesign® system is built around five principles: Resource productivity, consumer safety, water emission, air emission and occupational health and safety. It focuses on protecting consumers and reducing the environmental impact by minimizing waste and emissions and by reducing resource usage. It is designed to provide solutions concerning EHS on all levels.
Control Union is a global network of inspection operations and dedicated laboratories. We offer independent worldwide cargo surveying and superintendence.
Sustainable Fashion Business Consortium (SFBC) is a group of Hong Kong based companies in the textile and apparel sector committed to promoting and increasing the use of sustainable practices across the fashion supply chain. SFBC has a vision to create a platform to continuously improve textile and apparel manufacturing processes and procedures throughout the supply chain in order to minimize the industry’s impact on the environment.
Redress is a Hong Kong based NGO with a mission to promote environmental sustainability in Asia’s fashion industry.
Greenpeace is an independent global campaigning organisation that acts to change attitudes and behaviour, to protect and conserve the environment and to promote peace. It comprises 28 independent national/regional offices in over 40 countries across Europe, the Americas, Africa, Asia and the Pacific, as well as a co-ordinating body, Greenpeace International.
Global Apparel, Footwear and Textile Initiative is an initiative to bring retailers, brands, mills and factories together to improve efficiencies and set standards globally.
China Water Risk is a non-profit initiative designed to help investors, business and individuals understand and mitigate water-related risk as well as to foster efficient and responsible use of China’s water resources. China Water Risk works closely with a growing network of Chinese and international water industry experts and investors interested in better management of China’s increasingly scarce water resources.
The Sustainable Apparel Coalition is an industry-wide group of leading apparel and footwear brands, retailers, suppliers, nonprofits, and NGOs working to reduce the environmental and social impacts of apparel and footwear products around the world. The SAC vision is an apparel industry that produces no unnecessary environmental harm and has a positive impact on the people and communities associated with its activities.
The Hong Kong Intimate Apparel Industries’ Association Ltd. (HKIAIA) was formally established and incorporated on 1 December 2003. HKIAIA currently has over 100 members, comprising manufacturers, exporters, wholesalers, distributors, retailers and sourcing agents of finished undergarments, swimwear, lingerie, sleepwear and the raw materials used in their manufacture.
The Clothing Industry Training Authority (CITA) was established in September 1975 according to the Industry Training (Clothing Industry) Ordinance. These functions of the Authority as defined in Section 5 of the Ordinance.
Established in 1982, the Vocational Training Council (VTC) is the largest vocational education, training and professional development group in Hong Kong. VTC provides valuable credentials for some 250 000 students each year through a full range of pre-employment and in-service programmes with internationally recognised qualifications.
The HKDI is a leading design education institution in Hong Kong under the VTC group providing quality education that cultivates knowledge, professionalism and new talents for the evolving creative industries. We are committed to nurturing design talents with critical thinking, cultural sensitivity, social responsibility and an international perspective