“Too Slow” Fashion Brands on Sustainability and Ethical Transparency-Report

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According to a new report, the fashion industry remains “too late” to provide details of ethical practices. Photo: Pexels / public domain The Fashion Transparency Index 2021, which tracks 250 of the world’s largest fashion brands and retailers, gives brands this year an average transparency score that covers sustainable practices such as carbon emissions, textile … Read more

Most UK fashion brands ‘moving too slow on transparency’ over ethical practices – report | UK News

High street brands are not disclosing how many workers get living wages. File pic

The UK population buys the most clothes in Europe, yet major British brands are falling behind their European counterparts when being transparent about their sustainable practices.The findings from Fashion Revolution show many major high street names are hiding the number of workers in their supply chains being paid a living wage. Most carbon emissions come … Read more

Start-up Thr3efold Launches Ethical Manufacturing Platform – WWD

Start-up Thr3efold Launches Ethical Manufacturing Platform – WWD

A rallying cry for sustainable fashion has made transparency an expectation, not an asset — and for Charlotte-based start-up Thr3efold, its mission is to help brands prioritize and access ethical manufacturing so products can be guaranteed as responsibly, sustainably made from their origin. Thr3efold is a business-to-business SaaS sourcing database and PLM system that equips … Read more

New Irish companies tap into demand for sustainable, ethical clothing

New Irish companies tap into demand for sustainable, ethical clothing

The indigenous Irish clothing industry is making a small but steady comeback with companies tapping into the zeitgeist for sustainable, ethical, and locally produced clothing for adults and kids. As every parent knows, dressing little ones can sometimes be a battle of wills. If the child objects to things that stick into them, such as … Read more

These 6 Ethical Fashion and Lifestyle Brands Are the Future of Style and Luxury

These 6 Ethical Fashion and Lifestyle Brands Are the Future of Style and Luxury

The apparel and lifestyle-products industries, in their traditional forms, are built on a foundation of opacity: Who made that T-shirt you’re wearing? How were the workers treated in the factory that produced your sneakers? What was the environmental toll of crafting the handbag you carry each day? The answers to these questions are often hard … Read more

Summer Shopping Guide From Ethical, Responsible Brands

Summer Shopping Guide From Ethical, Responsible Brands

Looking back on summer 2020, we can’t help but realize how much learning we still had to do about the brands we were shopping. Since last June, we’ve researched and uncovered a handful of small shops and labels that are not just transparent about their production methods and sustainability efforts but also willing to donate … Read more