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Levi’s ‘Well-Being’ Programs to Reach 300,000 Workers By 2025

Levi's plans to expand its worker well-being initiatives to factories across its entire supply chain, reaching 300,000 workers by 2025. The apparel giant…

Early Warning Systems Reveal Child Labor in Bangladesh’s Garment Industry

Earlier this year, two mobile telephone systems launched in Bangladesh that now allow workers to anonymously report signs of human trafficking, delayed wages…

Guilt-Free Fashion and Coffee with the CEO and Founder of MUD Jeans

Bert Van Son, CEO and founder of MUD Jeans, talks about MUD’s disruptive “lease a jeans” business model and the challenges of taking…

Zara Launches Sustainable Fashion Line for Fall

Zara launched a new fashion line for autumn it says “embraces a woman who looks into a more sustainable future.”

Free TVs Can’t Mask Human Rights Violations in Uzbekistan Cotton Fields

Gather five tons of cotton and score a free television, says a regional government in eastern Uzbekistan. The BBC reported on the headline-grabbing…

Fashion Brand Strategist Crafts a Chic, Socially Responsible E-Commerce Site

In 2013, Accompany CEO Jason Keehn set out to create a socially responsible brand that he calls a Barney’s-meets-Whole Foods e-commerce site of…

Twitter Chat Recap: #FashionTransp w/ C&A Foundation

C&A Foundation, LaborVoices, Project Just, and TriplePundit hosted a Twitter Chat in which dozens of participants looked at transparency in the fashion and…

Together We Can Rethink Reuse

Savers challenged people everywhere this back-to-school season to save millions of gallons of water with one simple act: making their next new tee…

Abercrombie & Fitch Is Over the ‘Cool Kids’ Vibe, But It’s Too Late

Instead of targeting the 'cool kids' with six-pack abs, Abercrombie’s apparel and stores will now focus on customers’ “best self and inner confidence.”…

Upcycling Goes High Fashion

This isn't your environmentalist or hippie friend's upcycling anymore. Upcycling is now not only good for the environment. It is high fashion and…

H&M Embarrassed After 14-Year-Olds Found Working in Burma Garment Factories

H&M faces accusations that teens as young as 14 are working in its contracted factories, some of whom were forced to work overtime…

Listening To Learn: Best Practices for Social Purpose Strategy

Asking good questions is one of the most important skills a person, or a team, can develop. It’s also a skill attributed to…

Why Birkenstock Is Kissing Amazon Goodbye

The German shoe company, founded over 240 years ago, is sick of fake versions of its shoes being sold on the online retailer’s…

Patagonia Creates Neoprene-Free Wetsuit Line From Natural Rubber

Those wetsuits surfers wear are usually made from a synthetic rubber called neoprene that is far from environmentally friendly. Outdoor gear manufacturer Patagonia…

Your Thrifted T-Shirt is More Than a Good Deal

On August 17, eager shoppers will hit their favorite thrift stores to celebrate National Thrift Shop Day in search of special treasures and…