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Adidas places first sustainability bond

The global sportswear manufacturer announced it has successfully placed its first sustainability bond as it continues to execute on its ambitious long-term sustainability roadmap while at the same time further optimising its capital structure and financing costs.

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Talking Point

This month’s burning question: Are some OEMs confusing consumers over labelling (or mislabelling) of leather in car interiors with other non-leather materials? Have they been discretely “decontenting” genuine leather with alternative, cheaper components to cut costs? ILM asks industry insiders.

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Higher beef sales volume for Tyson Foods

The leading U.S. meat processor has missed analysts’ expectations for its third fiscal quarter 2019 due to lower chicken prices, but has posted higher sales volume in the beef segment.

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Daimler to significantly cut costs

The shift to electric cars as well as external factors, such as volatility in the global economy, are impacting industry margins and forcing automotive manufacturers such as Daimler to increase costs-cutting efforts.

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Turmoil

Being in the UK right now is difficult. It is not so much that the nation does not seem able to manage leaving Europe, which after all is little more than the complexity of a very divided country, but rather the comprehensive lack of vision coming from any quarter regarding the future role of Britain in the world.

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Indian footwear manufacturers hit by higher leather prices

As the number of tanneries operating in Kanpur has more than halved in recent years, the closure of the remaining 296 tanneries ahead of the Kumbh Mehla Hindu pilgrimage coupled with the rupee devaluation mean footwear manufacturers in India have to face rising raw material costs.

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