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Social Goods | Ivy Park Sweatshop Allegations, Model Arrests in Iran

Social Goods is a weekly roundup of the most important news at the intersection of fashion and ethics, sustainability and corporate social responsibility.
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  • Kate Abnett

"Report Alleges Beyoncé's 'Celebrate Every Woman' Clothing Line Is Made By Women in Sweatshops" (Quartz)
"A report by British tabloid The Sun says the line is being made at least in part by young women who earn barely enough to survive and work in sweatshop conditions."

"Nike Now Uses Recycled Materials In Most Of Its Gear" (Fortune)
"Nike issued a new annual sustainability report that highlights past achievements but also sets new long-term targets. Recycled materials are being used in 71% of Nike footwear and apparel products."

"Alibaba's Ma Cancels Speech After Row with Anti-Counterfeiting Group" (Reuters)
"Alibaba's chief Jack Ma has cancelled a planned speech at an anti-counterfeiting conference in the US after the IACC suspended its membership."

"Iran Arrests Fashion Models, Blog Manager in Social Media Crackdown" (Reuters)
"Iran has launched a new crackdown on social media, arresting fashion models active on photo-sharing websites and a blog website manager after Tehran's top leader declared war on un-Islamic thoughts on the Internet."

"Two Counts Dismissed in Navajo Case Against Urban Outfitters" (Associated Press)
"A federal judge has dismissed two counts in a lawsuit the Navajo Nation filed against clothing retailer Urban Outfitters Inc."

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