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Schijvens receives a double nomination for the Corporate Fashion Award 2018!

12 October 2018

The biennial Corporate Fashion Award event issues awards for the best work clothing in the Netherlands.  The 10th edition of this event will take place on November 15th, 2018 and Schijvens Corporate Fashion will be present as a result of a nomination for no less than two collections. Circularity is a central focus point of […]

Member of the Dutch Parliament Jessica van Eijs visits Schijvens

03 September 2018

This week Schijvens was pleased to welcome Jessica van Eijs to Schijvens. One of her main interests as a member of the Dutch Parliament is meeting the future challenges in the area of climate, which is the major concern of Schijvens with her circular corporate clothing. Van Eijs aims to place textiles firmly on the […]

Dutch/Chinese embassy at Schijvens

01 August 2018

This week Lydia Jiang of the Dutch consulate in Shanghai did her internship at Schijvens. Her focus was on sustainability, so we learned from eachother and helped eachother on exploring cultural differences, opportunities and barriers in Fair Wear Foundation audits and in importing recycled yarns into China, as well as the environmental development of our […]

AWARD WINNER WOMEN RIGHTS AT SCHIJVENS TURKEY!

01 August 2018

We are proud that our CFO of our Turkish factory, Pinar Oosterhuis, has won an award for her dedicated work for women rights in Turkey. She takes care of gender-equality in business, of women who have been harassed and of women who need some extra in case of ill children. That is girl power, Pinar! […]

Schijvens goes Middle-East

04 April 2018

After the success of our educational trip to Turkey 3 years ago, we decided to go with our whole team to the Middle-East last Eastern weekend, where our colleague Charlotte runs our office and serves our local customers like Qatar Airways, Kuwait Airways and Hamad International Airport. We learnt to do business in the region, […]

Schijvens wins Best Practice Award Fair Wear Foundation

15 November 2017

Dutch clothing company wins the internationally recognised award for their Living Wage project in Turkey The family business Schijvens Corporate Fashion won the 2017 Best Practice Award on 10th November 2017, an annual award bestowed by the Fair Wear Foundation (FWF). FWF is committed to realising good working conditions in the clothing industry, in countries […]

Schijvens Best Practice living wage in Turkey

09 November 2017

Annual conference Fair Wear Foundation The Fair Wear Foundation (FWF) always strives for innovative ways of improving working conditions in clothing factories. Schijvens also tries to contribute to this with new ideas and projects, in a bid to improve the chain step by step. We do this together with our partners, in order to realise […]

HEMA in Schijvens’ circular clothing

27 September 2017

HEMA launched its latest concept at the Tilburg store on 21st September. All of us at Schijvens Corporate Fashion are incredibly proud to form part of this new concept. This store now boasts an entirely new food department, where all the chefs will be walking around in their beautiful 100% recycled clothing from 21st September, […]

SCHIJVENS LEADER AT FAIR WEAR FOUNDATION

13 September 2017

Fair Wear Foundation FWF is an independent foundation, committed to creating good working conditions in the clothing industry. FWF works together with affiliated companies, in order to improve the working conditions in textile factories. We see it as being of the utmost importance that our clothing is produced in a fair manner, in a safe […]

Suppliers Meeting 2017 in Turkey

01 August 2017

The annual suppliers meeting of Schijvens, which we organise since 2013, was again a great success this year! Our garment producers, fabric producers and yarn suppliers came from Pakistan, China, Bangladesh, India and Morocco, to our factory in Turkey. Topics such as improvement of the quality and delivery times were discussed but above all the focus of this week was on sustainability. Together […]

From plastic bottles and worn textile to sustainable corporate clothing.

16 May 2017

Schijvens Corporate Fashion produceert de eerste 100% circulaire bedrijfskleding, gemaakt van gerecycled textiel en gerecyclede petflessen! Van petflessen en gedragen textiel naar duurzame bedrijfskleding.