The YKK Fastening Business operates in over 70 countries and regions around the world. In our business, we work every day to solve problems in the fashion industry and related industries, thereby helping to build a sustainable society. Here, we look at some of the issues being faced by society, and what YKK and the industry are doing to solve them.
YKK produces 3 million kilometers worth of zippers every year – enough to circle the globe over 80 times.Today, zippers are used in a vast array of products, including not only clothing, but furniture and ....
It is often the small, ingenious efforts that change the world
One characteristic of the fashion industry is its complex supply chain. Apparel production starts ....
What is the fashion industry doing to reduce water consumption?
There has been extensive media coverage on the effect the fashion industry has on water resources....
YKK led brand protection and partner-led B.P.P. initiative
According to an OECD report, US$500 billion-worth of counterfeit goods circulates....
Plastic Bottles and Recycling in Fashion
Plastic bottles are convenient containers that ....
Carbon-neutral initiatives by YKK and the global fashion industry In 2018, it seemed that we were feeling the effects ....
Gender Issues in the Fashion Industry: How YKK is Promoting Women's EmpowermentIssues Facing Women in the Fashion Industry ....
YKK's Fair Fashion and Partnership Initiative
Toward a Society that Protects the Rights and Dignity of ....
YKK Initiatives for Students Seeking a Career in the Fashion IndustryInsufficient skills and talent to respond to changing times---
YKK Builds Safe and Healthy Working Environments From achieving employee happiness to achieving a sustainable society---
The Fashion Industry Responds to the Ocean Plastic Pollution CrisisOcean plastic causes environmental pollution, damages ecosystems---
Hazardous Substance Management2020.6.25
The Problem of Hazardous Substances in the Fashion Industry and YKK InitiativesEnvironmental pollution due to chemical substances---
Fashion industry and YKK initiatives to reduce greenhouse gasesIncreasing greenhouse gases and their impact on the world---
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Growing Focus on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Around the World---
YKK supports the Sustainable Development Goals
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