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VisionUSA Teams Up With UPS to Deliver Carbon Neutral Initiative
March 9, 2021 at 10:41 am

VisionUSA, the Dallas-based designer and manufacturer of branded promotional products, today announced a collaboration with UPS to improve corporate sustainability practices. Working with UPS, VisionUSA will minimize monthly shipping emissions with voluntary or regulatory carbon credits. “Our goal is to leverage the best practices of environmental responsibility,” said Felix Soliz, president of VisionUSA. “Our mission…

Redwood Classics Apparel Releases 10-Year Retrospective on Sustainability and Diversity
February 25, 2021 at 10:03 am

Redwood Classics Apparel, a Toronto-based clothing supplier, is proud to release its first ever Impact Report, detailing its decade of sustainability and diversity in the fashion industry. Focusing on the period of 2009-2019, the Impact Report dives into what sustainability means for the company, including its mantra of “people, planet, prosperity.”...

VF Corporation Plans to Eliminate Single-Use Plastics by 2025
February 17, 2021 at 11:48 am

VF Corporation, parent company of major apparel and accessory brands like JanSport, Timberland, North Face and Supreme, announced a new initiative to eliminate all single-use packaging, including polybags, by 2025. The plan extends to VF Corporation's offices and sponsored events...

How One City Is Using Branded Trash Bags to Limit Waste
January 21, 2021 at 10:25 am

The city of Columbia, Mo., has passed legislation that only trash bags with official city branding on them will be accepted by sanitation workers in an effort to minimize excess waste and improve safety conditions for workers. Columbia had previously issued bags with the city’s logo on them. But, starting Feb. 1, the logoed bags will be the only ones sanitation workers accept...

Koozie Group Debuts New 'Keep It. Give It.' Social Impact and Sustainability Commitment
January 14, 2021 at 9:46 am

Koozie Group, Clearwater, Fla., (previously BIC Graphic North America), has implemented an expanded social impact and sustainability commitment called “Keep It. Give It.” The program is new for the supplier, and aligns with its mission to keep the good going by leaving a positive, lasting impact with the solutions and experiences it delivers...

High-End Scrubs? How a Former Nike Exec Sees the Future of Medical Apparel
January 13, 2021 at 10:32 am

A former Nike executive is starting his own medical apparel company, taking some of the lessons he’s learned from one of the world’s premier apparel brands to the uniforms and workwear sector. Lago, formed by Michael Tang, who most recently served in Nike’s corporate strategy department, will incorporate sustainability practices and high-end design...

Inside Burger King's Big Rebrand: New Logo, New Packaging, New Uniforms (and More)
January 7, 2021 at 10:17 am

Burger King is completely overhauling its brand identity, with a new (throwback) logo, updated packaging and all-new uniforms for employees. Despite the company calling its update a “more modern look,” the new logo will look familiar to most. It’s simple, minimal. And the packaging goes along with it...

The North Face Reportedly Rejected an Oil Company's Jacket Order
December 18, 2020 at 9:23 am

The North Face has reportedly denied a Houston oil company’s order for branded jackets, saying it does not "support the oil and gas industry" in the same way it "would reject the porn or tobacco industry.” Innovex Downhole Solutions CEO Adam Anderson said the jackets were going to be used as holiday gifts for employees...