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Transparency in fashion - how are we really doing?

A new study of the fashion industry has found that while some large brands are now making reasonable efforts to make their supply chains more transparent, many fall short. 816 more words

Fashion

Garment Industry in Bangladesh: Global Competitiveness Drives Need for Alternatives

By Amy Chang

The ready-made garment (RMG) industry has been the main contributor to transformative growth in Bangladesh in the last four decades, but in more recent years it has drawn international attention for its poor working conditions. 978 more words

Policy Perspectives

Wahaca has become the first restaurant group in the UK to be certified a CarbonNeutral Company

In 2016, through the use of renewable energy for restaurants and head office, and carbon credits for the remaining emissions including business travel, Wahaca has become the first restaurant grouo in the UK to be certified as having a net zero carbon footprint in accordance with The CarbonNeutral Protocol. 245 more words

Sustainable

Sustainability Leadership in the Luxury Fashion World :Stella McCartney

 

Stella McCartney is arguably the leader of sustainability in high fashion, and one of the first catwalk designers to embed sustainability, and in particular her sincere commitment to animal rights, throughout her entire business model… 681 more words

Fashion

Do We Really Care?

Why lie about a factory? Mike Daisey’s fabrication of his visit to the Foxconn factory in China was largely exaggerated and it included fabrications that Daisey apparently thought would make his story better. 393 more words

Indigo Tamarack: Part II

Part of the reason I was so suddenly smitten with Grainline Studio’s Tamarack Jacket pattern release was because I had recently attended a tour of local fiber farms through the… 801 more words

Sewing

Winter Venison Chuck Hotpot

A combination of flavours to suit the beef-like flavour of venison, a rich, succulent meat when fresh, and here in Hertfordshire, there is a problem with deer: They eat the secondary tree growth which means that there are no trees to replace ancient, previously coppiced woodlands. 333 more words

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