Tag : ethical
As retailers are rocked by a series of high-profile ethical scandals, Drapers looks at how effective the Modern Slavery Act is at eliminating exploitation in the supply chain.
The need for change in Bangladesh’s garment manufacturing industry was heard “loud and clear” by senior members of government, trade organisations and industry at the Dhaka Apparel Summit last weekend, the Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI) has said.
Joint liability, supply chain scrutiny and the proliferation of microplastics were the hot topics at this year’s Fashion Question Time, where the panel called on the public to bring the industry’s ethical and social justice concerns to the foreground as the country gears up for the general election
Using algorithms to produce the perfect teeSubscription
Copenhagen-based online retailer Son of a Tailor launched in 2014 with the aim of crafting made-to-measure, premium quality men’s T-shirts using a unique online styling algorithm – “idealsize”. Drapers finds out more from its CEO, Jess Fleischer.
Four years on from the Rana Plaza collapse, Drapers looks at what steps have been taken by fashion retailers to prevent a similar disaster and how once secretive supply chains are being opened up.
Why big names are joining the ethical bandwagonSubscription
As the high street wakes up to the benefits of sustainable collections, and more and more design-led brands emerge, Drapers looks at how ethical fashion is evolving.
The next steps to an ethical fashion industrySubscription
Ethical fashion champion Safia Minney talks to Drapers about what more retailers should be doing, the impact of the Modern Slavery Act and the importance of a fair supply chain.
Get to know Re.Sustain's sustainable chicSubscription
New brand Re.Sustain is capitalising on the increasing appetite for sustainable, quality products.
The debate over how to eradicate poor employment practices in some UK factories flared up again this week, prompting retailers and manufacturers to call for more support from the government.
H&M’s non-profit foundation is kicking off the third round of its annual Global Change Award, a €1m (£902m) grant and coaching initiative designed to encourage “innovative” sustainability.