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Cotton Production Transparency: Unraveling the Mysterious Supply Chain

Cotton is a particularly demanding crop with a complex supply. And while the solutions to complex issues are never simple, forward-thinking brands are…

Levi’s Launches Post-Consumer Recycled Cotton Jean with Apparel Start-up Evrnu

Textile technology startup Evrnu and Levi Strauss & Co. partnered this year to create the first pair of jeans made entirely from post-consumer…

‘Dump Trump’ Members Pressure Amazon to Stop Selling ‘Sexist-Promoted’ Products

Trump is in trouble again, this time with the women's rights organization Ultraviolet. The group has trained its sights on Amazon, which carries…

Transparency, Accountability and Better Working Conditions

One thing is clear: Just being transparent is not enough. The next step is figuring out how transparency can empower real changes that…

U.S. Court Dismisses Rana Plaza Lawsuit

A Delaware judge dismissed a lawsuit filed against three major U.S. retailers by the family of a garment worker who died in the…

Timberland Announces Bold Sustainability Goals for 2020

Timberland sets long-term goals every five years and just announced its agenda leading to 2020. The mantra is 100 percent . . .…

H&M CEO Answers All The Tough Questions in Sustainability Report

H&M's latest sustainability report features an interview with CEO Karl-Johan Persson. The Swedish billionaire spoke bluntly on topics like wages and overconsumption, but…

Sustainability is About Saving Sport, Says Adidas

Athletic apparel giant Adidas announced that it is retooling its sustainability strategy in order to ensure that sporting activities will long endure. "Sport…

Social Good Fashion Turns to Biomimicry and Tech

What if your clothes mimicked nature? A collection of fashionable garments, designed for social good by the students and alumni at the Parsons'…

The Rise of Eco-Athleisure

From the birth of the mainstream “athleisure” movement to boundary-pushing icons like Serena Williams, fashion has inspired many of us to suck it…

Brands Must Do More to Promote Cotton with a Story

Cotton is the livelihood for an estimated 250 million people — saying no to cotton is hardly the solution. Saying yes to more…

H&M Unveils Conscious Collection, World Recycle Week Campaign

Last week, H&M hosted a preview at its gorgeous Fifth Avenue showroom to introduce the new Conscious Exclusive collection. The event was intended…

UNICEF Gamifies Giving Water, S’well Makes Water Bottles Fashionable

To save someone's life, all you have to do is set your phone down for a few minutes, go for a walk and…

Best Practices in Purchasing for Fashion Brands

As You Sow found that many supply-chain compliance violations whose root causes were considered to be in the hands of garment factories "are…

Founders of Bené Scarves Offer Advice to (Eco)Fashionpreneurs

Bené Scarves is an ethical fashion and lifestyle brand that is committed to empowering girls in Ghana through education. Co-founders Michelle Blue and…