The UK NGO Fairtrade Foundation has completed a study that insists that fair trade cotton has numerous benefits, including one-fifth of the the social and environmental impacts of conventionally-grown cotton.
Tom Chappell co-founded Tom’s of Maine and revolutionized the personal care industry. He now wants to do the same for clothing, but Americans’ preference for cheaply-made apparel is a huge barrier to the success of his new venture, Rambler’s Way.
Today, the apparel company released its 2016 sustainability report outlining several new goals including a pledge to become climate positive throughout its entire value chain by 2040.
Timberland, Thread and TriplePundit came together to discuss the circular economy of the fashion industry, and how brands can create social value in the process.
The biotech firm PimaCott says it can treat cotton so that it can be easily scanned and identified, which in the long term could help improve traceability within the global cotton supply chain.
Timberland and Thread partnered to incorporate recycled plastic from Haiti into clothing and apparel. We spoke with both companies about the partnership and what it can teach startups and legacy brands about collaborating for social impact.
PETA purchased 230 shares – or about $4,000 worth of Canada Goose’s equity – in order to speak at the outerwear company’s annual shareholder meetings and, more importantly, to submit shareholder resolutions related to animal cruelty.
A new report, co-written by several NGOs and human rights organizations, looks at some of the world’s largest companies to give a snapshot of their human rights performance.
Nike will release a high-performance hijab for female Muslim athletes next year, becoming the first major athletic brand to design such an item targeted to the Muslim market.
H&M will join the United Nation’s Better Than Cash Alliance, which aims to scale digital payments for factory workers and lift them out of poverty.
VF Corp., the $12 billion apparel company that includes brands such as Timberland, The North Face and Vans, plans to root out deforestation from its supply chain.
The Under Armour brand suffered fallout from its CEO’s praise of President Donald Trump, demonstrating that even the threat of a boycott can be enough to hurt the bottom line.