For 10 years Ecotextile News has provided unrivalled expert comment and broken thousands of new stories on environmental and social compliance in the global textile supply chain.
It has become an influential voice among retailers, brands and NGO’s as it aims to influence the buying decisions of key international companies on how they can – and should – source textiles and clothing in their supply chains.
Our electronic ‘Footprint’ subscriptions start from just £160 per year, but a subscription to our ETN PLUS package includes a bi-monthly printed magazine, full access to thousands of unique stories in our premium online archive; a weekly e-news bulletin, full access to all MCL magazines via our mobile app and a searchable electronic back issue of every magazine we have published.
Multiple corporate subscription rates are also available.
Take a look at our free sample of the digitized version of our magazine (left) and complete the subscription process to learn how to integrate sustainability into the heart of your business.
Inside track on the environmental strategies of brands and retailers
New technology for sustainable textile production
Guidance on environmental regulation and textile standards
How to select sustainable raw materials
Influential commentary on MRSL’s and supply chain compliance
Expert comment and analysis on textile dyeing and chemistry
Live reporting from global textile exhibitions and conferences
Breaking news on environmental policy briefings
Exclusive interviews with key industry figures
Textile recycling, closed loop systems and recycled synthetics
Reports on social compliance and labour in developing nations
The impact of natural resource consumption by the textile sector
Independent commentary on third-party sustainability tools
Textile manufacturing case studies
News on downstream pollution and wastewater treatment
Implications of trade agreements on environmental and social concerns
John Mowbray is the founder of MCL News and Media and is an award-winning Environmental Biologist and journalist who graduated from the University of Manchester. He started a career in journalism at Elsevier Science in 1992, founded Ecotextile News in 2007, and has been writing on the textile industry since 1998. Along with Marks & Spencer and the University of Leeds, he also co-founded the not-for profit RITE (Reducing the Impact of Textiles on the Environment). He works closely with the The ZDHC Group, and the European Commission and runs the annual Planet Textiles Summit on sustainability along with co-organisers the Sustainable Apparel Coalition and Messe Frankfurt.
Having graduated with a degree in Economics in 1995, Brett Mathews began his career in journalism the following year where he worked for a range of business, economic and finance issues for regional and national business magazines, newspapers and periodicals. He has interviewed senior politicians, including the British Prime Minister, and has reported in a wide range of industries throughout his career, but specifically began his focus on the textile sector in 2011. Since then, he has graduated from the news desk to become the assistant editor of Ecotextile News and has written several in-depth reports on the textile industry including China Textile Sourcing, Closing the Loop and the Sustainable Sourcing Map.