The New bluesign® Announcement

The bluesign® company which was founded in 2000 focuses on chemical management, impact reduction, worker health and safety, sustainability, and environmental sciences. Part of their outstanding services is the bluesign DENIM approved product criteria.

Now, they proudly announce a new partnership with the Italian chemical supplier: Soko Chimica, a business started three generations ago providing chemical auxiliaries for the textile industry.

The bluesign®  x Soko Chimica Partnership

The system partner with Soko Chimica is groundbreaking as they’re a pioneering force in the chemical industry based in Italy. This collaboration marks a significant milestone in their shared commitment to revolutionizing sustainable practices within the denim industry. At bluesign®, they strongly believe in the power of collaboration to drive positive change across the industry. By joining forces with Soko Chimica, they are combining their expertise and resources to redefine the standards of sustainability in chemical manufacturing.

Soko Chimica brings a wealth of experience and innovation to the table, with a strong focus on developing environmentally friendly solutions for denim production. Their dedication to research and development aligns seamlessly with bluesign‘s mission to promote responsible chemical management and minimize the environmental impact of textile manufacturing processes.

Through this partnership, bluesign® and Soko Chimica will work closely to advance sustainable chemistry throughout the supply chain. By integrating bluesign‘s rigorous criteria and expertise into Soko Chimica’s operations, they aim to enhance transparency, traceability, and accountability in chemical management.

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Soko Chemica. Picture is provided by bluesign®.

Italian Brand DONDUP – Using bluesign® Approved Fabrics From Partner Pure Denim

The second announcement is with Italian fashion brand: DONDUP. They’re using from now on bluesign® approved fabrics made by Pure Denim. A commitment to sustainability to globally recognize the hallmark of eco-conscious textile production. This strategic decision signifies a significant leap forward in the fashion industry’s pursuit of a more environmentally friendly future.

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Pure Denim. Picture is provived by bluesign®.

DONDUP, celebrated for its unique fusion of Italian artisanship and modern aesthetics, has steadfastly pursued measures to diminish its environmental impact over the years. By opting for bluesign® APPROVED denim fabrics by their system partner manufacturer Pure Denim, the brand reaffirms its dedication to sustainability across all facets of its manufacturing processes.

bluesign®’s comprehensive sustainability framework resonates deeply with DONDUP’s ethos. The system’s emphasis on enhancing resource efficiency, mitigating environmental harm, and safeguarding worker well-being throughout the supply chain mirrors the values that DONDUP holds dear. By adhering to bluesign®’s rigorous standards, DONDUP aims to elevate transparency and accountability within its operations, ultimately delivering products that epitomize the pinnacle of sustainable excellence.

DONDUP. Pictures are provided by bluesign®.

bluesign® Denim Talks At Kingpins Show In Amsterdam

During the upcoming denim fabric trade show Kingpins in Amsterdam, bluesign® will organize a special denim talk. Sign-up to join and to claim your seat here!

Written by Wouter Munnichs
I'm the founder of Long John. Next to running this daily magazine, I'm working as a freelance denim specialist for the industry. Titled as 'Denim Influencer 2020' by Rivet 50. Celebrated my 10th anniversary with Long John in 2021.