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The 21st Century presents a number of unprecedented and interrelated global challenges. Population growth, climate change, resource depletion (including energy and water) and food security are no longer the sole concern of governments or fragile communities. Instead, corporates now recognize that what were once viewed as inconsequential ‘externalities’ increasingly represent a clear threat to their current and future viability, particularly where those businesses operate extended and complex supply chains.

To keep up with information around sustainable PLM – especially as the SAC (Sustainable Apparel Coalition) is now teaming up with leading PLM providers to integrate the Higg Index into PLM compliance management modules – and compliance management software updates, check back here.

CGI launches concept-to-consumer collaboration solution for Apparel, Footwear and Accessories segment

(New York, New York, January 15, 2012) CGI Group Inc. (TSX: GIB.A) (NYSE: GIB), a leading provider of information technology and business process services, today announced the launch of CGI Rendezvous™, an innovative solution consisting of systems architecture, application software and services that supports the concept-to-consumer lifecycle both within and across apparel, footwear, and accessories (AFA) companies.

PTC Named Winner of 2011 Frost & Sullivan Global Green Excellence in Product Innovation Award

PTCPTC®, The Product Development Company®, today announced that it is the 2011 recipient of Frost & Sullivan’s Global Green Excellence in Product Innovation Award for Product Lifecycle Management. After being ranked against other leading PLM vendors in categories such as product profile, business commitment and environmental accountability, the company’s Windchill® Product Analytics suite came out on top for its ability to enable the manufacturing industry to create more sustainable, and competitive products while reducing overall environmental impact

WhichPLM Blog: 31 January, 2011

Beth BorlandIn the last of series of deep insights into the 'green' trident of governance, Rob Smith discusses environmental and ethical issues and the increasing importance of compliance with regulations in the current economic environment with Beth Borland, Director of Retail & Consumer Marketing Strategies at PTC.

This final instalment covers everything from how successfully the apparel industry has been able to weather the financial downturn to the benefits to socio-economic compliance that PTC's own solution provides.

WhichPLM Blog: 05 January, 2011 – Comply or Die Series

Rob SmithIn the first of a series of blogs looking at the trident of governance, Rob Smith examines the importance of comprehensive supply chain auditing and the difficulties that companies can face when their trading practices fall short of mandated standards.

As this series grows, Rob will go on to look at the two remaining prongs of governance, namely: environmental regulation and ethical compliance.

Lawson Fashion PLM Helps Improve User Productivity and Efficiency

Lawson logo(ST. PAUL, MINN., JULY 29, 2010) Lawson Software (Nasdaq: LWSN) announced today a technology platform upgrade to its Lawson Fashion Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution. This latest release, Lawson Fashion PLM 3.7, supports the Microsoft SQL 2008 database and Windows® server 2008 (64 bit) and is generally available today. It also supports Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 and 8 for user running the Microsoft Windows® Vista (32 bit) operating system and Microsoft Explorer 8 for those moving on to the new Microsoft Windows® 7 (32 bit) operating system.