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5 Lessons from Kering, the Sustainability Dark Horse

If I asked you to name some of the companies leading the way in sustainability you’d probably think of companies like Unilever, Nike,…
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Wrag Wrap to Turn Tents into Reusable Gift Wrap

In the United Kingdom, Wrag Wrap aims to turn unwanted tents into reusable gift wrap.
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Want Out of Bangladesh? Try Osmium, Manufactured in the U.S

Osmium is a local men's clothing manufacturer based in New England; Mark Paigen's journey is typical of what many American clothing makers confront…
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Why the President of J Crew Should Have a Sandwich

J Crew president Jenna Lyons has been on an all juice diet for 10 days. But isn't that bad for business?
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After the Bangladesh Tragedy: Six Ethical, Eco and Fair Clothing Manufacturers

Here are a few suggestions of more eco, fair, ethical, and local companies from which to purchase clothing.
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Marks & Spencer’s Shwopping, One Year Later: Progress and Potential

A year has passed since Marks & Spencer launched its Shwopping campaign in many of its UK stores. Leon Kaye chats with Adam…
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Sustainability at adidas: Water, Engagement via SMS, Volunteerism

Yesterday, the adidas Group released its 2012 Sustainability Report which focuses on the company’s work on environmental, supply chain and community work.

An H&M Panel at Vogue Examines How to Make Fashion More Sustainable

Last week, H&M hosted a panel at Vogue Headquarters in Times Square on the efforts within the fashion industry to become more sustainable.…
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H&M Releases 2012 Sustainability Report

Today H&M released its sustainability report for 2012, outlining the company's progress on textile recycling, water efficiency and organic cotton use.
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Interview: Innovation in the Fashion Industry

Shannon Whitehead is working to change the fashion industry.
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UK Retailer Selfridges Promotes “No Noise,” No Brand Concept

Uk department store Selfridges has rolled out a new store-wide branding concept, “No Noise,” which invites shoppers to “celebrate the power of quiet."
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Benetton Commits to Greening Supply Chain

Benetton Group is the latest global apparel company to join Greenpeace’s Detox Program in a move to green its supply chain.
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Levi Strauss Partnering With RISD on Sustainable Design Education

Levi Strauss & Co. has recently begun to work closely with the Rhode Island Institute of Design (RISD) on sustainable design education.
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Necktie Decisions Got You In Knots? Borrow Via a Sharing Service

FreshNeck and TieTry are among companies that allow subscribers to borrow ties by paying a monthly fee. You might learn a few new…