US Lawmakers Query Nike, Adidas Over Forced Labour in China
Nike, Adidas, Shein and Temu have been asked for information on whether they are importing products linked to Xinjiang, where the Chinese government is accused of human rights abuses against Uighur Muslims and other ethnic minorities.
This week, New York played host to one of the world’s largest climate confabs, but there was little visible presence from fashion’s biggest companies. If the industry doesn’t pull up a seat at the table, it risks getting left behind.
The Chinese company hopes to alleviate its environmental impact through programmes like EvoluShein, which focuses on producing garments out of recycled polyester and reducing waste from unsold clothes.
On the heels of New York Fashion Week, the city is set to host a major climate summit running alongside a meeting of the UN General Assembly this coming week with implications for fashion. Here’s what to watch.