In 2022, ZDHC Wastewater Guideline 2.0 and MRSL 3.0 have been published and implemented, in an effort to help enterprises practice their social responsibilities, manage their chemical supply chain and enhance their market competitiveness.
PFI Vegan Product Verification to help navigate the new arena in consumer market
Footwear, clothing and accessories that pass the tests required in our verification guarantee no animal-derived ingredients, thus giving extra confidence and helping vegan consumers make informed purchase decisions.
PFI experts have actively engaged in various industry events this year, aiming to share our knowledge and expertise with industry players so that we can cultivate a more sustainable fashion industry together.
ECO Label & RMC – meeting the demand for practical sustainability certification
With increasing sustainability concerns and standards, PFI’s ECO Label and Recycled Material Certification enable businesses to accomplish and convey their sustainability goals through different practical solutions.
RMC 2.0 to benefit a wider range of recycled products
New upgrades to the PFI Recycled Material Certification (RMC) 2.0 offer increased accessibility for brands with more complex product ranges (e.g. footwear). RMC 2.0 offers certification for a wider range of source materials and a more streamlined traceability process.
Since 2020, our business as usual has shifted dramatically. Business relationships once forged with an in-person meeting, a shake of the hand, have been replaced with digital exchanges and video conferences.
Consumers’ increasing concerns over the ethical and environmental practice of brands have driven businesses to reshape their marketing positions to include sustainability. Supply chain transparency and digitalisation are at the centre of this. PFI Fareast’s Associate Director of Sustainability, Kelly Cooper demystifies the key to win over consumers’ confidence in the latest issued article. Check it out now!
Event highlight — International Lieferkettengesetz Conference 2021
The virtual International Lieferkettengesetz Conference 2021, “Guide to Lieferkettengesetz – Building Responsible Global Supply Chains” was successfully held on Thursday 20th May to reduce the complexity of the new supply chain law and to offer assistance on how to prepare for it.
The role of quality assurance in the fashion industry
Sustainability is driving changes in the textile industry. The requirements for good shoes and textiles need to be adapted in this context. Our Sustainability Project Manager, Melanie Fuerch has offered us some insights into the new definition of quality in the newly issued article. Check it out now.
The PFI Fareast Sustainability Team helps brands and suppliers to establish sustainable fashion supply chains. Read the full article to learn more about the team and their achievements prior to and during the pandemic.
PFI launch extension to RMC to benefit more product ranges
PFI are excited to announce new upgrades to the PFI Recycled Material Certification (RMC). The RMC 2.0 has a reduced requirement for recycled content, opening up accessibility for brands to certify a wider range of products.
PFI’s new ZDHC accreditation helps chemical manufacturers meet strict requirements
As of February 2021, PFI Fareast’s laboratory has been accredited as an “Accepted Conformance Indicator of the Manufactured Restricted Substance List (MRSL 2.0) Level 1” from industry multi-stakeholder initiative, Zero Emission Roadmap for Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC).
PFI’s international conference, your guide to the German supply chain law
The international Lieferkettengesetz conference “Guide to Lieferkettengesetz – Building Responsible Global Supply Chains” will take place on Wednesday 14th April, co-hosted by PFI Fareast and cads in English.
Managing Director of PFI Fareast shared about supply chain preparedness at the HDS/L Lieferkettengesetz conference in January
On the 21st January 2021, our Managing Director, Dr. Gerhard Nickolaus spoke as a panellist at the virtual Lieferkettengesetz (“LKG”) conference: ‘Transparent supply chains: preparation for planned regulations’. The conference convened leaders in apparel and footwear supply chains in preparation for legislative changes aimed at increasing responsibility and transparency across all supply chain actors.