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The Rise of Sustainable Fibers in the Fashion Industry

The road toward more sustainable fibers will be a long one with plenty of failures and misses, but it's necessary for a more…
Field of Jeans

Photo Gallery: Levi’s Turns Donated Denim into Field of Jeans

If you build it, they will come. In this case, the “it” was a series of bright, red drop-off bins installed at Levi’s…
Goodwill Store

After the Thrift Store: What Happens to Your Donated Clothes?

You've just sold your unwanted clothes to a thrift store or donated them to a nonprofit charity with the hope that they will…

Levi’s: The Value of Jiu Jitsu Sustainability

Sustainability doesn't have to be dry, and it's really not about dogma, says Levi Strauss' VP of Global Sustainability, Michael Kobori. It's about…
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How to Get Consumers to Walk the Sustainability Talk When it Comes to Fashion

If you look at studies exploring consumer attitudes, you find that consumers indeed seem to be more conscious about sustainability and are more…
Levi's Waste Less Jeans

Levi’s Waste<Less Collection: A New Home for Recycled Plastic

Last year, Levi’s launched its Waste
Green mountain keurig

Interview: Monique Oxender Walks Us Through Keurig’s New Sustainability Report

Green Mountain Coffee has been a very busy place lately. For starters, the company announced a major deal with Coca-Cola which will focus…

LIVE! Stories & Beer: Fashion and Sustainability

Please join us for another “Stories & Beer Fireside Chat”on Wednesday, Feb 19th at 6:30pm Pacific (9:30pm Eastern) at Impact HUB San Francisco…
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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.

Levi’s Quietly Announces Climate Change Strategy

Climate change remains such a high voltage issue for people that addressing it as a corporation can no longer be effectively marketed as…
Close up of sandblasted jeans, photo courtesy Target.

Target Draws a Line in the Sand, Bans Sandblasted Jeans

Target has pledged to stop selling denim jeans manufactured from suppliers who use sandblasting techniques.
Levi's Store, Amsterdam, Kalverstraat

New Levis Store in Amsterdam a Model of Reuse and Recycled Construction

Levi’s last month opened a new two-story store on Kalverstraat. The 2700 square feet store’s interior is full of reused, restored and repurposed…

Top 10 Cause Marketing and Corporate Responsibility Trends of 2011

At Cone Communications, we spend the entire year tracking cause marketing and corporate responsibility (CR), and between shark fin soap and $3,500 sneakers…

David De Rothschild on the Green PR Problem

Environmentalist David De Rothschild believes that the paradigm rift between green and industry is partially due to both sides succumbing to a barrage…