The company is investing in a more eco-friendly version of the existing Storm System treatment, which makes natural fabrics waterproof and wind resistant.
The textile fair held in central Paris, now in its third edition, targeted pre-collections for fall 2018.
Fabrics and tailored clothing designed by London students and made between an Italian rehab center and a British prison will be unveiled in the fall.
The annual Meet the Manufacturer trade show in London, which promotes sourcing and production in the U.K., doubled in size this year.
The denim brand has selected seventh-generation growers from Alabama to be the lead on the pilot program.
A Cotton Incorporated survey found environmental improvements are important, but not if they cut into sales.
9b Apparel recently began working with Amazon, is a proponent of flexible manufacturing and says Millennials could help bring manufacturing back to the U.S.
The government is facilitating efforts to get designers such as Yohji Yamamoto to use the textile, which dates back at least 1,300 years.