Infor has partnered with Made2Flow, a tech company specialising in analysis and validation of environmental data in the fashion industry, to support global fashion brands looking to increase transparency of the production supply chain.
Fashion brands are under increasing pressure to introduce more sustainable manufacturing procedures, but the process of measuring the extent of a brand’s environmental impact requires tight engagement from businesses and their production partners to gather, normalise and validate the necessary data, which can be complex and time-consuming.
Infor and Made2Flow will support this process through automating environmental impact calculations, which leverage machine learning to bridge potential gaps and deliver credible, transparent results. Infor’s product lifecycle management 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.
Helene Behrenfeldt, Infor’s industry and solution strategy director for the fashion industry, said: “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 percent, 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 minimise carbon footprints.”
Tal Shogol, CEO of Made2Flow, added: “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 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.”