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Social Goods | Gap's Sustainability Pledge, Gender-Free Shopping

This week, Gap Inc. plans to conserve 10 billion litres of water by the end of 2020, while a gender-free retail space aims at gender-nonconforming customers.
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  • Victoria Berezhna

Gap Inc. Pledges to Conserve 10 Billion Litres of Water by 2020 (Fashionista)
"Gap announced that it plans to conserve 10 billion litres of water by the end of 2020. That figure, which amounts to the daily drinking water needs of five billion people, is one the company plans to hit by adapting the way it does business at mills, factories and laundries."

Gender-Free Shopping Is a Movement, Not a Trend (Racked)
"The Phluid Project is a gender-free retail space that celebrated its grand opening in New York City. It's part retail, part 'experiential platform,' aimed toward gender-nonconforming and genderfluid consumers. It's self-purportedly the first gender-free retail space in the world."

How Fashion Brands Can — and Should — Address Shoppers with Disabilities (Glamour)
"People with disabilities are constantly forced to find wardrobe workarounds. Jillian Mercado, a model who has appeared in campaigns for Diesel and Nordstrom, got pretty inventive in dressing for the leg braces she once used because of her spastic muscular dystrophy."

Fashion's 7 Priorities To Achieve Sustainability (The Business of Fashion)
"CEO Agenda 2018 highlights the key actions fashion needs to address now, which are broken down into core priorities that require immediate action and longer-term transformational priorities; it also offers advice and guidance on how to tackle the issues raised."

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