Fashion Revolution

Fashion Revolution

Fashion Revolution is tagged in 14 stories.
Trending: Fashion Edges Ever Closer to Circularity
Trending: Fashion Edges Ever Closer to Circularity

2 months ago - Prada's new Nat Geo series highlights its Re-Nylon line; while the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Jeans Redesign Guidelines aim to ensure jeans are made better for the environment and the health of garment workers.

Sportswear, Outdoor Brands Lead on Transparency; Luxury Is Waking Up
Sportswear, Outdoor Brands Lead on Transparency; Luxury Is Waking Up

5 months ago - On the sixth anniversary of the devastating Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh, which killed over 1,100 garment workers, Fashion Revolution’s most recent Transparency Index indicates slow progress across the industry.

UK Gov Proposes Tax, Other Incentives to Help End Throwaway Fashion
UK Gov Proposes Tax, Other Incentives to Help End Throwaway Fashion

8 months ago - The Environmental Audit Committee is calling on the UK government to make fashion retailers take responsibility for the waste they create.

Can Lessons from the Slow Food Movement Fuel Slow Fashion?
Can Lessons from the Slow Food Movement Fuel Slow Fashion?

1 year ago - Grocery stores, restaurants and coffee shops have wholeheartedly embraced the slow food movement, with phrases such as "certified organic," "fair-trade" and "all-natural" plastered across product packaging and menus. While each of these designations means something specific, in the eyes of many along the supply chain including the end user, they all can deliver a similar message of high quality.

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Can Transparency Alone Transform the Fashion Industry?
Can Transparency Alone Transform the Fashion Industry?

1 year ago - Transparency has become a bit of a buzzword in the fashion industry and judging by the number of times it was mentioned at this year’s Copenhagen Fashion Summit, it is a trend that we are not going to shake anytime soon. Quite the contrary, transparency is reshaping how brands and retailers interact with their suppliers and consumers. But can it really transform the entire fashion industry? C&A Foundation’s Leslie Johnston hosted a panel of experts to find out.

New Tech Platform Makes Sustainability ‘Common Objective’ for Fashion Companies
New Tech Platform Makes Sustainability ‘Common Objective’ for Fashion Companies

1 year ago - A new digital platform aims to make sustainable business decisions easier for the fashion industry. By matching actors along the supply chain and providing data-driven, solutions-focused information, Common Objective (CO) hopes to improve the day-to-day practices of textiles and clothing companies around the world.

Creating a #FashionRevolution: How to Campaign for Change
Creating a #FashionRevolution: How to Campaign for Change

1 year ago - Proposing a new idea and convincing others of its validity is no easy task. Even more so when you’re dealing with complex issues such as supply chain transparency, or trying to shift the ‘take, make and waste’ model of the fashion industry to one of circularity.

Garment Worker Diaries Reveal Working Conditions, Wages in Bangladesh, India, Cambodia
Garment Worker Diaries Reveal Working Conditions, Wages in Bangladesh, India, Cambodia

1 year ago - A first-of-its-kind research project led by Microfinance Opportunities (MFO) in partnership with Fashion Revolution and C&A Foundation gives the most comprehensive picture yet of the living and working conditions faced by female garment workers in Bangladesh, Cambodia and India.

Fashion Transparency Index Reveals Even Top Brands Lagging in Supply Chain Transparency
Fashion Transparency Index Reveals Even Top Brands Lagging in Supply Chain Transparency

2 years ago - Four years after the collapse of the Rana Plaza garment factory in which 1,134 people were killed, Fashion Revolution has released its 2017 Fashion Transparency Index, which ranks 100 of the biggest fashion companies on their social and environmental policies, practices and impacts.

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Avery Dennison Teams Up with Fashion Revolution to Uncover New #Haulternatives
Avery Dennison Teams Up with Fashion Revolution to Uncover New #Haulternatives

2 years ago - Seventy-five million people work directly in the fashion and textiles industry. Many are subject to exploitation; verbal and physical abuse, unsafe working conditions and poor pay. While some progress has been made since the collapse of the Rana Plaza garment factory in 2013, which killed 1,138 people, there is still a lot to be done.

3rd Fashion Revolution Will See Activists in 84 Countries Asking Brands #WhoMadeMyClothes
3rd Fashion Revolution Will See Activists in 84 Countries Asking Brands #WhoMadeMyClothes

3 years ago - This year, Fashion Revolution’s annual campaign has expanded into a week-long series of events featuring hundreds of activities, stunts and social experiments across 84 countries worldwide. Throughout Fashion Revolution Week, April 18th to 24th, consumers will demand transparency and raise awareness of exploitation in the fashion supply chain by posting on social media using the hashtag #WhoMadeMyClothes.

Two Years On, How Are Global Fashion Supply Chains Changing in the Wake of Rana Plaza?
Two Years On, How Are Global Fashion Supply Chains Changing in the Wake of Rana Plaza?

4 years ago - Today marks the two-year anniversary of the devastating collapse of the Rana Plaza garment factory in Bangladesh. It also marks the second Fashion Revolution Day, launched last year to commemorate the Rana Plaza disaster with the aims of encouraging greater collaboration across the fashion sector supply chain.

Fashionistas Around the World to Demand Industry Clean Up Its Act on Fashion Revolution Day 2015
Fashionistas Around the World to Demand Industry Clean Up Its Act on Fashion Revolution Day 2015

4 years ago - On Friday, the second annual Fashion Revolution Day, people in 66 countries around the world will challenge global fashion brands to demonstrate commitment to transparency across the length of the value chain, from farmers to factory workers, brands to buyers and consumers.One in six people work in the global fashion supply chain. It is the most labor-dependent industry on the planet, yet the people who make our clothes are hidden from us, often at their own expense, a symptom of the broken links across the fashion industry.

Fashion Revolution Day: A Global Movement to Clean Up an Industry
Fashion Revolution Day: A Global Movement to Clean Up an Industry

5 years ago - For those within the fashion industry who have been working for many years to highlight the need for more transparent, traceable and accountable supply chains, the Rana Plaza disaster in Bangladesh was a metaphorical call to arms. The days following the tragedy saw a plethora of articles calling for a more ethical fashion industry and we looked for ways to channel this energy and momentum into lasting change.

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