From China to India, Asia braces for EU plan to kill fast fashion

From China to India, Asia braces for EU plan to kill fast fashion

BENGALURU/HONG KONG/HO CHI MINH CITY — European regulators have declared war on “fast fashion,” forcing a rethink of the throwaway culture that has dominated the 21st-century clothing industry and promising to rejigger sartorial supply chains that reach deep into Asia . Proposed rules from the European Union would force companies to overhaul their clothing designs … Read more

H&M, Lululemon back $250 million Fashion Climate Fund to decarbonize supply chain

H&M, Lululemon back $250 million Fashion Climate Fund to decarbonize supply chain

H&M Foundation, the Schmidt Family Foundation also backers Fund aims to unlock $2 billion as solutions are scaled up LONDON, June 8 (Reuters) – Lululemon Athletica Inc (LULU.O) and H&M Group (HMb.ST) are among backers of a $250 million fund aiming to speed up efforts to cut carbon emissions in the fashion industry’s supply chain, … Read more

Fashion industry risks falling short of green goals, Business of Fashion report says

Fashion industry risks falling short of green goals, Business of Fashion report says

People stand next to the window of a fashion boutique in a shopping district in Tokyo, Japan, May 30, 2016. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PARIS, May 31 (Reuters) – Despite incremental improvement from some sector leaders, the fashion industry’s 30 largest listed companies risk falling short of … Read more

Louis Vuitton, Balenciaga, Dior take America. Risks loom.

Louis Vuitton, Balenciaga, Dior take America.  Risks loom.

Tech stocks such as Facebook have also led a startling downturn of the Nasdaq, skirting into bear-market territory. Cryptocurrencies are suffering their own crash, which has led to questions about another technology that has had fashion brands drooling: the potential value of NFTs. So, the US isn’t a bedrock of sure economic growth, even if … Read more

Zoos are moving their birds indoors to protect them against a deadly strain of the avian flu

Zoos are moving their birds indoors to protect them against a deadly strain of the avian flu

Cases of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) have been rising in backyard flocks and wild birds across dozens of states in recent months, prompting zoo officials to temporarily shut down bird exhibits. “This strain of the disease is highly contagious and lethal to birds,” the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore said in a statement on its … Read more

Virginia man faces charges for allegedly killing hamsters in online videos

Virginia man faces charges for allegedly killing hamsters in online videos

Virginia man faces charges for allegedly killing hamsters in online videos Fox 5’s Katie Barlow reports on a Virginia man indicted on three federal charges for allegedly creating and posting videos on social media showing him abusing and killing hamsters Sheheryar Kamran, a 20-year-old resident of Reston, Virginia, was indicted on three federal charges related … Read more

‘Tip of the iceberg’: Taiwan’s spy catchers hunt Chinese poachers of chip talent

'Tip of the iceberg': Taiwan's spy catchers hunt Chinese poachers of chip talent

TAIPEI, April 8 (Reuters) – Taiwan’s spy catchers have launched probes into around 100 Chinese companies suspected of illegally poaching semiconductor engineers and other tech talent, a senior official at the island’s Investigation Bureau told Reuters. That comes on top of seven prosecuted since the start of last year and includes 27 which have either … Read more

Asian stocks slide, bond yields gain after hawkish Fed comments

Asian stocks slide, bond yields gain after hawkish Fed comments

Pedestrians wearing protective masks, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, are reflected on an electronic board displaying various company’s stock prices outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, February 25, 2022. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register >Asian stock markets: Asian equities fall on aggressive Fed tightening possibility Nikkei down almost … Read more

Amazon lines up satellite launches to take on Musk’s Starlink

Amazon lines up satellite launches to take on Musk's Starlink

April 5 (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) has secured rocket launches with three companies, the company said on Monday, as it spends billions on putting together a satellite constellation to beam broadband internet that will rival Elon Musk-owned SpaceX’s Starlink. The e-commerce giant said its Project Kuiper has secured 83 launches over five years and … Read more

Oil dips as coronavirus worries offset more Russia sanctions

Oil dips as coronavirus worries offset more Russia sanctions

Storage tanks are seen at the Petroineos Ineos petrol refinery in Lavera, France, March 29, 2022. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register China extends lockdown in Shanghai EU and US plan more sanctions on Russia for alleged war crimes IEA still discussing how much oil to release from stockpiles Upcoming … Read more