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Eco-certified textile printing inks | Dyes & Chemicals News

Eco-certified textile printing inks | Dyes & Chemicals News | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
Ecotextile News is the environmental magazine for the global textile industry supply chain.
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‘The Deadly Cost of Fashion’

‘The Deadly Cost of Fashion’ | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
A photojournalist who covered last year’s deadly collapse of the Rana Plaza building in Bangladesh draws connections to New York from clothing labels he found in the rubble.
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Japanese firm in eco-fashion game-changer? | Fashion & Retail News

Japanese firm in eco-fashion game-changer? | Fashion & Retail News | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
Ecotextile News is the environmental magazine for the global textile industry supply chain. It provides exclusive news, features and in-depth comment together with the latest market analysis on the move towards a more sustainable textiles and clothing sector. It is a must read for responsible retailers, brands and forward-thinking textile companies.
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Global wool textile standard proposed | Materials & Production News

Global wool textile standard proposed | Materials & Production News | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
Ecotextile News is the environmental magazine for the global textile industry supply chain. It provides exclusive news, features and in-depth comment together with the latest market analysis on the move towards a more sustainable textiles and clothing sector. It is a must read for responsible retailers, brands and forward-thinking textile companies.
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Tailored Wage Report — Clean Clothes Campaign

Tailored Wage Report — Clean Clothes Campaign | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
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H&M Named World's Most Ethical Company

H&M Named World's Most Ethical Company | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
Contrary to popular perceptions of how fast-fashion brands do business, H&M has been named a 2014 World's Most Ethical Company. The award was given by the Ethisphere Institute, an independent research group that promotes "best practices in corporate ethics and governance."

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Spinning sour milk into silky fibres

Spinning sour milk into silky fibres | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
A German start-up is using milk that would have gone to waste to manufacture textile fibres using sustainable processes
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Wellington Designers to Runway at Ecoluxe London | Scoop News

Wellington Designers to Runway at Ecoluxe London | Scoop News | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
New Zealand Eco Fashion Exposed has announced today that DENISE H & GHOST TRAIN Labels will runway at Ecoluxe London sustainable luxury fashion show - A Grinn Fairy Tale to be held on 17th February 2014, at Kingsway Hall, 66 Great Queen Street, WC2B ...
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Bangladesh garment factories still exploiting child labour for UK products

Bangladesh garment factories still exploiting child labour for UK products | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
ITV undercover documentary finds girls as young as 13 forced to work 11 hours a day in unsafe conditions, despite factory collapse last year that killed 1,130
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Creating Sustainable Apparel Value Chains, Part I: Transforming the Industry | Sustainable Brands

Creating Sustainable Apparel Value Chains, Part I: Transforming the Industry | Sustainable Brands | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
When the Rana Plaza factory collapsed in Bangladesh, a level of prolonged scrutiny of the apparel industry commenced.
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Victor Group achieves new eco standard - Ecotextile News

Victor Group achieves new eco standard - Ecotextile News | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
Victor Group achieves new eco standard Ecotextile News VC QUEBEC – Canadian contract and interior textile specialist, Victor Group, has achieved the Facts (For Association Contract Textiles) standard, a new sustainable textiles rating system which...
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Featured Video – Bangladesh’s Toxic Tanneries | Eco Fashion Talk

Featured Video – Bangladesh’s Toxic Tanneries | Eco Fashion Talk | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
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hemptailor's curator insight, February 4, 2:15 AM

non ci sono parole a cosa produce lo sfruttamento delle aziende occidentali nel mondo asiatico

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Anche Burberry è Detox! - Sustainability-Lab

Anche Burberry è Detox! - Sustainability-Lab | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
Da ieri Burberrry si è aggiunto a Valentino FG tra i marchi del lusso che hanno assunto l’impegno DETOX richiesto da Greenpeace.
La mobilitazione è durata solo due settimane, come spiega How to Detox a fashion brand in 14 days,...
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Green Orange Fashion, sustainable fashion, eco fashion, organic, Green Orange Fashion

Green Orange Fashion, sustainable fashion, eco fashion, organic, Green Orange Fashion | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
Sustainable fashion, also called eco fashion, is designed with respect for the environment and life in general. There are several ways for a brand to achieve recognition for its sustainability. Sustainable fashion normally is characterized by the materials used and the way collections are produced. Social responsibility is always at the heart of it though. Green Orange Fashion brings professionals and businesses in the industry together on its international B2B platform, for fashion with a heart.
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Moda etica e sostenibile: quando la comunicazione è al limite del greenwashing

Moda etica e sostenibile: quando la comunicazione è al limite del greenwashing | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
Molti brand del mondo della moda parlano di sostenibilità, facendone uno dei pilastri della propria comunicazione, ma pochissimi fanno seguire alle parole anche dei fatti concreti: è quanto emerge dal report Feel Good Fashion 2014, realizzato dal sito comparativo olandese Rank a Brand per esaminare trasparenza e csr dei marchi del settore dell'abbigliamento e delle calzature.
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Fabio Guenza's curator insight, April 13, 2:31 AM

Purtroppo la lista dei buoni è molto corta, e tra i marchi noti annovera  Timberland fra i big e Freitag tra gli innovativi. La lista dei cattivi è molto lunga (vedi sotto)

Con due implicazioni: una di carattere etico - non è giusto ingannare i consumatori - e una di carattere sostenibile - non conviene ingannare i consumatori!

 

BRANDS ON THE GREENWASHING ALERT

SUBSECTOR

Bugatti - Shoes, Clarks, DC Shoe, Dr. Martens ́, El Naturalista, Etnies, Fred de la Bretoniere, Havaianas, Hush Puppies, K-Swiss, Keen, Kickers, Meindl, Sacha, Sorel, Tamaris, van Lier, Vans, Wolky

SHOES & FOOTWEAR

Columbia, Cruyff Sports, engelbert strauss, Hanwag, Hi-Tec, Lotto Sport, Perry Sport, Salomon, Uhlsport

SPORT AND OUTDOOR SHOES

Chloe, DKNY, Fendi, Givenchy, Hermes, Kenzo, Louis Vuitton, Marc Jacobs, Valentino

LUXURY BRANDS

Mexx, New Yorker, Wibra

FASHION RETAILERS

Hugo Boss, Marc Cain, Michael Kors, Vera Mont

PREMIUM BRANDS

Hollister, Mustang

DENIM & JEANS

Derhy, Noppies, Le Big

BABY & CHILDREN CLOTHING

Icebreaker, Lafuma, Millet

SPORT & OUTDOOR CLOTHING

Oxbow, Rip Curl, Roxy

SURF, BEACH & OUTDOOR CLOTHING

After Eden, Chantelle, Freya, Hom, Jockey, Sloggi, Triumph

LINGERIE & UNDERWEAR

Didi, Street One, Betty Barclay, Fossil, America Today, King Louie, French Connection, mister*lady, Carhartt

CASUAL CLOTHING

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H&M, Zara Commit to Eliminate Deforestation From Their Clothing | Ecouterre

H&M, Zara Commit to Eliminate Deforestation From Their Clothing | Ecouterre | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
H&M and Zara have pledged to eliminate the use of endangered-forest fibers in all of their rayon and viscose clothing.
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Fabio Guenza's curator insight, April 7, 1:10 AM

Quando il fast fashion è più fast anche in meglio

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The case for fewer—but better—clothes

The case for fewer—but better—clothes | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
From the 1900s to 1950s, American consumers spent approximately 12-14% of their annual income on clothing. Today, we spend about 3%. But our closets are actually bigger. The average American house has doubled in size since the 1950s and closet space has increased, too, particularly with the advent of the walk-in closet in the 1980s....
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Fire in Chinese Lingerie Factory Kills 11 - BoF - The Business of Fashion

Fire in Chinese Lingerie Factory Kills 11 - BoF - The Business of Fashion | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
BEIJING, China — A fire in a lingerie factory in southern China on Wednesday killed 11 people, authorities said.
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Arriva il «Fashion Revolution Day», per capire dove e com e sono fatti i vestiti che indossiamo @fashionrevolutionitalia

Arriva  il «Fashion Revolution Day», per capire dove e com e sono fatti i vestiti che indossiamo @fashionrevolutionitalia | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it

Nel primo anniversario della strage di Rana Plaza a Dhaka (Bangladesh) dove hanno perso la vita 1.133 operai del tessile, arriva una campagna che promuovere l'industria della moda più etica. Il Fashion Revolution Day, organizzato a livello internazionale e sostenuto in Italia da Altromercato con altraQualità ed Equomercato, il prossimo 24 aprile vuole porre una domanda: "Chi ha fatto i tuoi vestiti?".

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"Avoid" Browser Plugin Blocks Out Clothing Products Made by Child Laborers | Ecouterre

"Avoid" Browser Plugin Blocks Out Clothing Products Made by Child Laborers | Ecouterre | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
Want to avoid buying clothing made by child laborers? There's an app for that.
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Laser finishing on continuous fabrics | Materials & Production News

Laser finishing on continuous fabrics | Materials & Production News | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
Ecotextile News is the environmental magazine for the global textile industry supply chain. It provides exclusive news, features and in-depth comment together with the latest market analysis on the move towards a more sustainable textiles and clothing sector. It is a must read for responsible retailers, brands and forward-thinking textile companies.
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M&J shows SS15 denim collection at Munich Fabric Start - Fibre2fashion.com

M&J shows SS15 denim collection at Munich Fabric Start - Fibre2fashion.com | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
Fibre2fashion.com M&J shows SS15 denim collection at Munich Fabric Start Fibre2fashion.com Mixing the most advanced technique with sustainable materials – recycled fabrics, raw denim, alternative/unconventional fibres, organic cotton and...
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Fluorine-free DWR fabric uses fruit compounds

Fluorine-free DWR fabric uses fruit compounds | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
STOCKHOLM – A Swedish producer of a fluorine-free water repellent textile coatings that also uses organic catalysts derived from fruit, has entered into a new collaboration with a Taiwanese textile manufacturer to offer 100 per cent recycled...
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Designing the Future with Supply Chain Transparency | News | Apparel Magazine(AM)

Designing the Future with Supply Chain Transparency | News | Apparel Magazine(AM) | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
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"What Are You Wearing?" When Fashion Matches Ethics - Huffington Post

"What Are You Wearing?" When Fashion Matches Ethics - Huffington Post | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
"What Are You Wearing?" When Fashion Matches Ethics Huffington Post Ethical fashion, also known as eco, green or sustainable fashion, can take many forms; it can be items that have been passed down (through family or from thrift and vintage shops),...
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Let’s go green, let’s GO Fashion Fair

Let’s go green, let’s GO Fashion Fair | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
Il 26 e 27 gennaio prossimi RUBERlab parteciperà alla GO Fashion Fair, la fiera di moda ecosostenibile che si svolge ad Amsterdam.
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