Oritain Team

Oritain Team

The Oritain team is made up of a group of multi-disciplinary experts covering subjects including science, research, regulation, market insights, and business.

Latest Blogs

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Oritain Traceability Technology Provides the Source of Truth in Supply Chains

12 June 2024

When trust is the most valuable commodity for businesses today, Oritain traceability delivers an innovative cotton and food testing solution for proving product authenticity and building brand reputat

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Traceability
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What Happens When CBP Detains Your Shipment? (Explained by Ana Hinojosa)

25 March 2024

Ana Hinojosa, Oritain advisor and former CBP executive director, shares her insights on the UFLPA enforcement process and how to navigate it effectively.

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Cotton & Fibre
Regulation
UFLPA
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Recent DHS Hearing Signals Tougher UFLPA Enforcement

7 February 2024

The fashion and textile industry can expect increased activity in coming months as the House Homeland Security Subcommittee hearing signals tougher enforcement of the UFLPA.

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Cotton & Fibre
Regulation
UFLPA
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How the New York Fashion Act Will Affect the Cotton and Textile Sector

1 February 2024

Discover the New York Fashion Act, its objectives, reporting requirements, enforcement timeline, and implications for the fashion industry.

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Cotton & Fibre
Regulation
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2024 Forecast: Key Business Trends from AI to Environment

8 January 2024

As the new year arrives, this is our forecast for the 12 months ahead, with the key trends we predict will shape the market in 2024.

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Regulation
Sustainability
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Canada's New Modern Slavery Act

21 December 2023

Canada's Forced Labour and Child Labour Act comes into effect from January 1, 2024. Here’s everything you need to know about the legislation.

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Regulation
2023 year in review

2023 Year in Review: Regulation, Sustainability and Expansion

11 December 2023

A look back at 2023 to reflect on the big events that have shaped the market and defined Oritain this year, including expert commentary from strategic advisor Ana Hinojosa.

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Regulation
Sustainability
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What Is Scientific Traceability & Why Is It Important for Brands & Retailers?

29 November 2023

Traditionally, paper-based systems have been the go-to method for tracking product information and movement, however, these methods are no longer practical or efficient.

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Traceability
Cotton & Fibre
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Strengthening the Australian Modern Slavery Act: What can Australian Enterprises Expect?

11 July 2023

Australia has published a review of its Modern Slavery Act of 2018, identifying 30 recommendations to improve the current act.

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Regulation
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Traceability in Textile Supply Chains: Four Key Trends from The Economist Sustainability Week

29 June 2023

A key theme circulating the corporate world currently is “progress over perfection”; as decreasing global emissions grows in importance, doing something is better than doing nothing.

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Cotton & Fibre
Traceability
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Why Businesses Need to Pay Attention to the 2023 Global Slavery Index Report

13 June 2023

Since 2018 the number of people living in modern slavery has increased by 10 million. How can companies proactively move to eliminate this issue?

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Regulation
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Three Steps to Prepare for Canada's New Forced Labor Law

24 May 2023

Canada, Mexico, and the United States of America all have tight conditions to prevent forced labor. A new forced labor law has been passed in Canada.

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Regulation
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Three ESG Orange Flags and How to Solve Them

6 April 2023

In a recent article, PwC identified orange flags for dealmakers that signal when to “proceed with caution” regarding ESG and deal-making. Oritain has identified several actions to minimize these risks

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Regulation
Sustainability
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The EU's New Green Claim: What it Means and How Companies Can Prepare

4 April 2023

The EU has brought forward a new Green Claim to strengthen global value chains as part of its commitment to the 2030 Sustainable development goals worldwide.

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Regulation
Sustainability
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Fraudulent Honey Tests - The Sticking Point

31 March 2023

Testing the authenticity of honey is easy. At least that's what popular opinion will have you believe.

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Honey
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Brexit a Recipe for Food Scandal

6 February 2023

Brexit has all the ingredients for the next food scandal: lengthening supply chains, regulatory confusion, and time and cost pressures arising from additional border checks and duties.

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Meat
Sustainability
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Brits Less Likely to Buy Imported Meat Amid Concerns of Food Mislabeling Post-Brexit

1 February 2023

Shoppers may avoid buying meat if they cannot be sure it has been produced in the UK, amid concerns that standards on imported food will slip following Brexit, new research has revealed.

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Meat
Regulation