Jacobs Services

This is a website for Jacobs, an American international technical professional services firm. The company provides technical, professional and construction services, as well as scientific and specialty consulting for a broad range of clients globally including companies, organizations, and government agencies.

ISEAL Alliance

This is a website for ISEAL, the global membership association for credible sustainability standards.

IPE Enterprise Map

This is an interactive, live feed map of air and water pollution from Chinese manufacturing enterprises. 

SOURCE: Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs (IPE)

International Organization for Standardization (ISO)

This is a website for ISO, an independent, non-governmental international organization with a membership of 165 national standards bodies. It develops and publishes International Standards. 

Integrity and Standards

This is a repository of standards ensuring that the work done towards sustainability in the textile industry is genuine and leads to real and meaningful change.

SOURCE: Textile Exchange

Insights from China’s Textiles Manufacturers

This is a report from 2017 on insights from China’s textile manufacturers to understand the challenges to becoming clean and circular.

SOURCE: China Water Risk

Industrial Wastewater Management

This is an academic journal article written in 2012. It characterizes spatial and temporal changes in water quality (specifically physico-chemical variables plus priority and non-priority pollutants) of discharges from industrial complexes on a national scale in North Korea. The data were provided by the Water Quality Monitoring Program operated by the Ministry of Environment, Korea and were measured from 1989 to 2008 on a monthly basis at 61 effluent monitoring sites located at industrial complexes. Analysis of monthly and annual changes in water quality, using the seasonal Mann-Kendall test, indicated an improvement in water quality, which was inferred from a continuous increase in dissolved oxygen and decrease in other water quality factors. A Self-Organizing Map, which is an unsupervised artificial neural network, also indicated an improvement of effluent water quality, by showing spatial and temporal differences in the effluent water quality as well as in the occurrence of priority pollutants. Finally, the results suggested that continued long-term monitoring is necessary to establish plans and policies for wastewater management and health assessment.

SOURCE: Ministry of Environment

Green Supply Chain Map

This is an interactive, live feed map of Chinese manufacturing enterprises and their emissions. 

SOURCE: Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs (IPE)

GRAMS/AI Spectroscopy Software

This is a software suite that provides a set of complementary, fully integrated applications that increase productivity across all areas of spectroscopic analysis. The suite’s core application eliminates the need for multiple instrument software packages by providing a single, integrated environment for data management and analysis. It streamlines data access and facilitates scientific collaboration, as well as reducing overall software training costs.

Global Recycled Standard

This is an international, voluntary, full product standard that sets requirements for third-party certification of Recycled Content, chain of custody, social and environmental practices, and chemical restrictions. 

SOURCE: Textile Exchange