Trend forecasters are calling an end to the age of excessive consumption, while the resale platform says its tie-up with the hit reality show has converted millions to secondhand shopping.
With purchasing practices that undercut the cost of production, big brands are shortchanging workers and undermining their own commitments to operate more responsibly, according to a new study.
New transparency requirements in France are testing big brands from Louis Vuitton to Zara as they prepare for an oncoming wave of sustainability regulation.
The Pay Your Workers coalition said international brands should commit to pay suppliers on time, take steps to address wage theft and make sure factories don’t reopen until they are safe.
Last week, the French luxury group set a target to nearly halve its greenhouse gas emissions by 2035, for the first time setting absolute targets that would require it to decouple sales growth from environmental impact. 2022 proved how challenging this may be.
The European Commission proposed rules on Wednesday that would require companies in Europe to back up climate-friendly claims about their products with evidence.
The report published today by the world’s leading climate science body, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, summarizes the panel’s output over the past five years, amounting to some 10,000 pages of dense scientific prose.
A total of 631 apparel, footwear and textile shipments with a combined value of $29.55 million have been stopped under the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA) since it came into effect in June 2022, according to statistics published Tuesday by US Customs and Border Protection.
H&M is collaborating with ThredUp, an online consignment platform, to launch its resale platform H&M Pre-loved.
Tulipshare, a London-based platform representing investors’ interests on social and environmental causes, sent a letter to Nike’s board of directors Monday reiterating calls for improved transparency and respect for human rights in its supply chain and expressing “grave concern” for the sportswear giant’s lack of response to previous outreach attempts.
Virginia-based Circ, which has developed a heat and chemical process for recycling clothes made from polyester-cotton blends, said it would use the funding to accelerate building its facilities for industrial scale, with a view to bringing its first consumer products to market.