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Marimekko’s President and CEO on a factory visit in Thailand to celebrate long-term partnership

Marimekko’s President and CEO, Tiina Alahuhta-Kasko, visited the factory of the company’s long-term partner supplier in Thailand, Crown Ceramics Co. Ltd, in September. Crown Ceramics manufactures products for the popular Oiva ceramic tableware series launched in Marimekko’s home collection in autumn 2009. The visit celebrated the upcoming 10th anniversary of the Oiva series, as well […]

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Marimekko’s Sustainability Review 2017 now available

Marimekko’s sustainability review 2017 is now available on our website. The review covers, among other things, the highlights of our sustainability work and our sustainability strategy. It focuses also on how we secure sustainability in our supply chain and the environmental impacts related to Marimekko’s own production. You can find the sustainability review here > […]

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Meet the maker: Marimekko textile printing factory, Helsinki

Have you ever wondered who made your clothes? The annual Fashion Revolution campaign wants to shed light on the makers behind garments and promote a more sustainable fashion industry. On 24 April 2013, the Rana Plaza building in Bangladesh collapsed. 1,138 people died and another 2,500 were injured, making it the fourth largest industrial disaster […]

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Meet the maker: NEWTEX, China

Have you ever wondered who made your clothes? The annual Fashion Revolution campaign wants to shed light on the makers behind garments and promote a more sustainable fashion industry. On 24 April 2013, the Rana Plaza building in Bangladesh collapsed. 1,138 people died and another 2,500 were injured, making it the fourth largest industrial disaster […]

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Meet the maker: Rožė, Lithuania

Have you ever wondered who made your clothes? The annual Fashion Revolution campaign wants to shed light on the makers behind garments and promote a more sustainable fashion industry. On 24 April 2013, the Rana Plaza building in Bangladesh collapsed. 1,138 people died and another 2,500 were injured, making it the fourth largest industrial disaster […]

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Meet the maker: TMG Group, Portugal

Have you ever wondered who made your clothes? The annual Fashion Revolution campaign wants to shed light on the makers behind garments and promote a more sustainable fashion industry. On 24 April 2013, the Rana Plaza building in Bangladesh collapsed. 1,138 people died and another 2,500 were injured, making it the fourth largest industrial disaster […]

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A tour of more sustainable cotton cultivation in India

We at Marimekko believe that collaboration between industry players promotes solutions to the challenges of our sector. We have been part of the Better Cotton Initiative project since 2013, because we want to promote solutions to challenges related to cotton production. Of the cotton we procured in 2017, 53 percent was more sustainably produced Better […]

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Marimekko and Plan to work together for equality

This year, Marimekko is celebrating the 50th anniversary of Tasaraita – this Marimekko classic and symbol of equality was designed by Annika Rimala in 1968 for everyone irrespective of age and gender. In honour of the anniversary, Marimekko and children’s rights organisation Plan International are launching a collaboration to promote equality. One of the best […]

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Marimekko and Spinnova start cooperation with the aim of furthering wood-based textiles’ market entry

Marimekko and the Finnish fibre technology company Spinnova have begun cooperating on the development and market entry of new, wood-based textiles. Spinnova is currently the only company in the world able to convert pulp directly into textile fibre without chemical solvents. Marimekko supports Spinnova with its fashion and textile industry expertise – Marimekko’s involvement helps […]

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Marimekko’s Sustainability Review 2016 has been published

Marimekko’s sustainability review 2016 has been published. The review covers, among other things, the highlights of our sustainability work and our sustainability strategy. It focuses also on how we secure sustainability in our supply chain and the environmental impacts related to Marimekko’s own production. You can find the sustainability review here > Share of Better […]

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