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    MPs blast retailers for ‘failing’ on sustainability Subscription

    News31 January 2019

    MPs have criticised major fashion retailers for “failing to take action” to promote sustainability in their businesses.

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    Sustainable futures: the brands to know Subscription

    Fashion5 July 2018

    Drapers’ pick of the newcomers to note and the names making waves in the thriving sphere of sustainable fashion.

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    Adidas and Reebok ranked ‘most transparent’ brandsSubscription

    News23 April 2018

    Adidas and Reebok have been named as the brands with the most transparent supply chains, according to the latest report from lobby group Fashion Revolution.

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    New micro-fibre pollution tools for brandsSubscription

    News18 December 2017

    The European Outdoor Group is expanding its microfibre research venture to create new tools for the industry, in partnership with brands including Asos, Adidas and Next.

  • Bangladesh

    85% of Bangladesh factory repairs completeSubscription

    News15 November 2017

    Garment factories under the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety have completed 85% of all required repairs, in its fourth year of operating.

  • Bangladesh

    Bangladeshi government greenlights Accord extensionSubscription

    News30 October 2017

    The Bangladeshi government has given the Bangladesh Accord on Fire and Building Safety the go-ahead to operate for another three years.

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    Avoid factories that undercut workers, says rights tsarSubscription

    News26 October 2017

    The government should consider enforcing an embargo on goods made in factories that fail to pay workers the minimum wage, director of labour market enforcement Sir David Metcalf has said.

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    M&S launches recycled suitSubscription

    News10 October 2017

    M&S’s menswear team has launched a recycled wool blend suit for autumn 17.

  • beaumont organic shop

    Ethical brand Beaumont Organic opens storeSubscription

    News18 September 2017

    Ethical clothing brand Beaumont Organic has opened a flagship store in Manchester, marking its first foray into bricks and mortar.

  • HM

    H&M Foundation launches third annual Global Change Award Subscription

    News13 September 2017

    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.

  • Fashion Enter in north London

    Industry demands support for ethical UK manufacturingSubscription

    News15 August 2017

    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.

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    Get to know Re.Sustain's sustainable chicSubscription

    Fashion26 June 2017

    New brand Re.Sustain is capitalising on the increasing appetite for sustainable, quality products. 

  • Safia minney

    The next steps to an ethical fashion industrySubscription

    Features11 May 2017

    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.

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    Why big names are joining the ethical bandwagonSubscription

    Features10 May 2017

    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.

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    How fashion retail is cleaning up its supply chainsSubscription

    Features9 May 2017

    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. 

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    Using algorithms to produce the perfect teeSubscription

    Features5 May 2017

    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.

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    Fashion Question Time puts industry concerns on election agendaSubscription

    News25 April 2017

    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

  • Dhaka Apparel Summit

    Bangladesh summit stand-off paves way for dialogueSubscription

    News28 February 2017

    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.

  • Modern slavery

    Can the Modern Slavery Act solve fashion’s ethical crisis? Subscription

    Features15 February 2017

    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.

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