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Social Goods | Armani Goes Fur-Free, Runway Diversity Report, Why Ethical Shoppers Bug Us

Social Goods is a weekly roundup of the most important news at the intersection of fashion and ethics, sustainability and corporate social responsibility.
Giorgio Armani menswear Autumn/Winter 2015 | Source: Indigital.tv
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  • Kate Abnett

"Armani Pledges to Go Fur-Free" (Associated Press)
"Giorgio Armani has agreed to stop using fur for all its products, following years of lobbying by animal rights activists."

"Despite Gains, the Fall 2016 Runways Were Still Less Than 25 Percent Diverse" (The Fashion Spot)
"As this year's Diversity Report proves, change is coming ever so slowly with New York leading the charge."

"Fur-Free Coats and Wood Heels: Study a Master's in Sustainable Fashion" (The Guardian)
"The shift is towards more ethical and sustainable practices in the manufacturing process, and a number of postgraduate courses are setting the trend."

"Ethical Shoppers Don't Inspire Us — They Bug Us" (Harvard Business Review)
"When you decide not to seek out ethical information about a company but then see another person doing it, how does that make you feel?"

"Lush Sells Bath Bombs and Cosmetics. It also Gives Nearly £6 Million a Year to Far-Left Groups" (Quartz)
"How did a for-profit cosmetics company become a huge backer of direct protest both in the UK and abroad?"

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