Home News Infor Extends Commitment to Sustainability in Fashion with Made2Flow Partnership
Our website publishes news, press releases, opinion and advertorials on various financial organizations, products and services which are commissioned from various Companies, Organizations, PR agencies, Bloggers etc. These commissioned articles are commercial in nature. This is not to be considered as financial advice and should be considered only for information purposes. It does not reflect the views or opinion of our website and is not to be considered an endorsement or a recommendation. We cannot guarantee the accuracy or applicability of any information provided with respect to your individual or personal circumstances. Please seek Professional advice from a qualified professional before making any financial decisions. We link to various third-party websites, affiliate sales networks, and to our advertising partners websites. When you view or click on certain links available on our articles, our partners may compensate us for displaying the content to you or make a purchase or fill a form. This will not incur any additional charges to you. To make things simpler for you to identity or distinguish advertised or sponsored articles or links, you may consider all articles or links hosted on our site as a commercial article placement. We will not be responsible for any loss you may suffer as a result of any omission or inaccuracy on the website.

Infor Extends Commitment to Sustainability in Fashion with Made2Flow Partnership

Industry partnership sees best-in-class PLM and impact measurement analytics converge to deliver traceability and sustainability to fashion brands

by wrich

LONDON – February 16, 2022 – Infor, the industry cloud company, today announced it has formed a partnership with Made2Flow, a tech company specializing in analysis and validation of environmental data in the fashion industry. The relationship will support global fashion brands looking to increase transparency of the production supply chain through traceability and impact measurement solutions across tiers one to four. 

Learn more about Infor Fashion: https://www.infor.com/en-gb/industries/fashion

Consumer-driven interest in the environmental impact of purchases is driving the fashion industry and brand owners towards providing more information on the sustainable credentials of their products.

This means fashion brands are under increasing pressure to introduce more sustainable manufacturing processes, and be transparent in communicating these practices, both to consumers and to regulatory authorities.

The only way to understand how sustainable different products are is by measuring their environmental impact in relation to CO2, water and other environmental indicators. The process of measuring the extent of a brand’s environmental impact is both complex and time consuming. It requires tight engagement from the brands and their production partners, to gather, normalize and validate the necessary data.

Infor and Made2Flow will support this process through automating environmental impact calculations, which leverage machine learning to bridge potential gaps, to provide credible and transparent results. Infor’s product lifecycle management (PLM) capabilities will dovetail with the Made2Flow platform, providing crucial data for impact measurement purposes, with the collaboration set to enable fashion companies to continuously measure the environmental impact of products to meet targets and reassure stakeholders. 

“Infor already has more than 1,000 fashion customers globally and is well positioned to extend its proposition to encompass enhanced sustainability analysis and reporting. With the demands of today’s fashion market in sharp focus, not only can Infor reduce design and development time by up to 50%, its partnership with Made2Flow will afford fashion companies greater visibility of impact measurements across their supply chain, and identify areas that can be improved to minimize carbon footprints,” comments Helene Behrenfeldt, Infor’s industry and solution strategy director for the fashion industry.

“Through capturing data from the entire supply chain, from yarn suppliers and fabric companies to garment producers, Infor and Made2Flow have the means to facilitate meaningful, real time on impact measurements for a given collection or style, to provide a benchmark from which to deliver improvements, and to facilitate the transparency consumers and governments increasingly demand.”

“At Made2Flow we developed technologies to overcome data gaps and data validation to finally be able to measure entire collections continuously in a credible manner. Thanks to our Bill Of Processes (BOP) engine we manage to normalize data and allow brands and suppliers to understand their impact hotspots. Developing regulations force fashion brands not only to use impact measurement as a consumer facing solution but for internal purpose to control in real time impact reduction activities. Thanks to the collaboration with Infor, brands will be able to accurately measure their sustainability efforts and drive to faster impact reduction as an intuitive working tool. At Made2flow we are great believers of partnerships such as this one, it is the only way to transition to a low impact industry,” comments Tal Shogol, CEO of Made2Flow.



You may also like