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Workers Sew a Nightmare into Zara’s Supply Chain

It is news no apparel company wants to hear: allegations of slavery or any form of bonded labor in a supply chain. But the story of some apparel workers in Turkey tucking notes in some of Zara’s clothing has generated the fast fashion retailer headlines for all the wrong reasons.

How Good Amplifies the Value of Sports Partnerships

Uniting brands and fans, and the sports and entertainment they love, around collective action for social good goes beyond marketing, cause marketing and sports marketing into helping to effect substantial social change.

New Life for Denim: Post-Consumer Waste Jeans

Many upstream textile producers, like Artistic Fabric & Garment Industries in Pakistan are stepping up to reduce the impact of their business. Check out their efforts to close the loop.

Hilton Sparks the Arts with Youth Service America

“Spark the Arts,” is a partnership between Tapestry Collection by Hilton and Youth Service America that seeks to unleash the artistic talents of children and teenagers into projects that can have a positive impact on their neighborhoods. 3p watched one program in action in Syracuse, New York.

Plastic Munching Moths May Be the Next Step in Pollution Mitigation

Scientists have been trying to find a way to break down polyethylene, one of the world’s most durable plastics — to little avail. But thanks to a beekeeper/scientist with an insatiable curiosity and her freedom-loving caterpillars, she may just have stumbled on an answer as to how to degrade plastic in our landfills and ocean gyres.