Building sustainability in sourcing and manufacture across the international textile industry

26th March 2021

Transformative textiles

Category: The Environment

Published in: ASBCI Yearbook 2021 David Reay from the Northern Clothing & Textile Network reports on a research project to develop a new generation of living textiles for the built environment. “2020 has been a tough year for everyone, particularly our members in the North East. Against this backdrop, I wanted to highlight an interesting and […]

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  The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK was huge, and the lack of PPE protection in the NHS was alarming. David had been involved in various small-scale initiatives domestically when he was asked to come up with large scale international supply. The established Chinese routes were overwhelmed as the infection swept the […]

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South Asian Apparel Leadership Forum session by Northern Clothing and Textile Network chair David Reay to break down thinking that shapes UK’s post-Brexit clothing industry and explain how Lankan apparel-makers can unlock its unique opportunities When the UK voted on Brexit, it was a mighty curveball that hit the world economy, impacting British industries as […]

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