Inspiring Sustainable Supply Chain in Fashion
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Fashion Brands Lagging in Efforts to Stop Exploitation of Refugees in Turkish Factories | Sustainable Brands

Fashion Brands Lagging in Efforts to Stop Exploitation of Refugees in Turkish Factories | Sustainable Brands | Inspiring Sustainable Supply Chain in Fashion | Scoop.it
Many clothes are now made in Turkey because of its proximity to Europe, allowing retailers to fill last-minute orders and get new designs into shops more quickly. But Turkey is a challenging place to do business, especially following the influx of almost 3 million refugees escaping war and bloodshed in Syria. The garment industry in Turkey has the potential to provide decent work for refugees, but new findings released by the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre show that it will not happen with ‘business as usual.’
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HUBMODE's curator insight, October 31, 1:05 PM
Il faudra vraiment surveiller de très près les supply chain
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Agri-businesses rally to tackle sustainability challenges

Agri-businesses rally to tackle sustainability challenges | Inspiring Sustainable Supply Chain in Fashion | Scoop.it
An international alliance of agricultural businesses has formed to try tackle the environmental, social and sustainability challenges the industry faces
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Fixing fashion: Remaking the way we make clothes

Fixing fashion: Remaking the way we make clothes | Inspiring Sustainable Supply Chain in Fashion | Scoop.it
A look at innovative efforts to redesign fashion production, including a business coalition in a notorious market for supply chain abuses.
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HUBMODE's curator insight, July 19, 11:37 AM

Things will change.Insecurity in some leading sourcing places like Bangladesh will reshape Sourcing.

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Chanel, Gucci and luxury fashion's sustainability crossroads

Chanel, Gucci and luxury fashion's sustainability crossroads | Inspiring Sustainable Supply Chain in Fashion | Scoop.it
High-end labels are tapping into next generation plastics and new marketing angles to reassess environmental impacts.
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5 reasons supply chains are the new sustainability hotspot

5 reasons supply chains are the new sustainability hotspot | Inspiring Sustainable Supply Chain in Fashion | Scoop.it
Verisk Maplecroft's James Allan argues creativity within procurement departments is being driven by external forces such as new environmental laws.
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Levi Strauss tops Fashion Transparency Index

Levi Strauss tops Fashion Transparency Index | Inspiring Sustainable Supply Chain in Fashion | Scoop.it
Levi Strauss & Co, high street giants H&M and the Spanish owner of Zara, Inditex, are among the companies to receive top scores when well-known fashion brands were ranked for their transparency standards in a new study
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A type of clothing that closes the loop - Dutch Awearness sketches a new landscape for textiles

A type of clothing that closes the loop - Dutch Awearness sketches a new landscape for textiles | Inspiring Sustainable Supply Chain in Fashion | Scoop.it
Can we be fashionable but also sustainable? Check out why, and how Dutch Awearness' clothing are“designed for reincarnation”.

In the world of consumption, we connect value to a commodity because of the meaning it gives us. So, we do not purchase a garment only for the physical use, but also for the lifestyle and taste it expresses. If fashion can express differentiation and distinction, clothing reflects our identity. So we could say that garments offer us a service. If we should not identify o
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Why H&M, Eileen Fisher and other fashion giants are saving forests

Why H&M, Eileen Fisher and other fashion giants are saving forests | Inspiring Sustainable Supply Chain in Fashion | Scoop.it
Millions of trees are sacrificed to create rayon. The industry hopes to nip that problem in the bud.
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H&M to improve animal welfare in supply chain

H&M to improve animal welfare in supply chain | Inspiring Sustainable Supply Chain in Fashion | Scoop.it
Fashion retailer H&M has pledged support to a campaign to stop animal testing of cosmetics globall
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Fashion firms urged to tackle deforestation in supply chains

Fashion firms urged to tackle deforestation in supply chains | Inspiring Sustainable Supply Chain in Fashion | Scoop.it
A campaign group is calling on fashion brands to act to ensure their supply chains are free from deforestation and human rights abuses.
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Levi’s Expands Recycling Initiative

Levi’s Expands Recycling Initiative | Inspiring Sustainable Supply Chain in Fashion | Scoop.it
Levi Strauss & Co. has expanded its clothing recycling initiative to all Levi’s mainline and outlet stores in the US.
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The Brand Making Sustainability And Self-Confidence Cool Again

The Brand Making Sustainability And Self-Confidence Cool Again | Inspiring Sustainable Supply Chain in Fashion | Scoop.it
Making self-confidence and sustainability sexy has made LA fashion brand Reformation a success.
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Sustainability meets Louis Vuitton

Sustainability meets Louis Vuitton | Inspiring Sustainable Supply Chain in Fashion | Scoop.it
If sustainability can be embraced by luxury good brands will retail goods follow suit?
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Mars Drinks’ Single Serve Packaging Redesign Cuts Carbon Footprint by 31% 

Mars Drinks’ Single Serve Packaging Redesign Cuts Carbon Footprint by 31%  | Inspiring Sustainable Supply Chain in Fashion | Scoop.it
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Nike and Levi's pile on for 'fast fashion' culture reform

Nike and Levi's pile on for 'fast fashion' culture reform | Inspiring Sustainable Supply Chain in Fashion | Scoop.it
Americans dispose of about 12.8 million tons of textiles annually — 80 pounds for each man, woman and child.
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Fashion Transparency Starts With Workers

Fashion Transparency Starts With Workers | Inspiring Sustainable Supply Chain in Fashion | Scoop.it
Fashion is one of the largest industries in the world with many moving parts. It can be difficult to navigate, especially for workers on the ground.
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M&S publishes map of clothing and food supply chains

M&S publishes map of clothing and food supply chains | Inspiring Sustainable Supply Chain in Fashion | Scoop.it
Marks & Spencer has published an interactive map of its supply chain detailing its clothing and food suppliers.
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How seafloor sensors can save fisheries

How seafloor sensors can save fisheries | Inspiring Sustainable Supply Chain in Fashion | Scoop.it
Aided by robots, sensors linked by fiberoptic cables at the bottom of the sea can help to boost yields, incomes and ocean health.
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Timberland and VF: A tale of merging two sustainability programs

Timberland and VF: A tale of merging two sustainability programs | Inspiring Sustainable Supply Chain in Fashion | Scoop.it
Can a merger lead to greater results than what two single brands can achieve?
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Why Nike and MIT see textiles as material to climate change

Why Nike and MIT see textiles as material to climate change | Inspiring Sustainable Supply Chain in Fashion | Scoop.it
Nike's latest move to tame its supply chain footprint is a collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology seeking new ideas on innovative and low-impact fabrics and textiles.

This article first appeared on GreenBiz.com.
Nike has just come out of the starting gate with some new initiatives aimed at taming its corporate and supply-chain footprint, and as usual it has hit the ground running.
Its latest sprint includes a collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a
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Gap to expand education scheme throughout garment industry

Gap to expand education scheme throughout garment industry | Inspiring Sustainable Supply Chain in Fashion | Scoop.it
Retailer Gap is expanding an education programme as part of its commitment to advance the lives of one million women by 2020.
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H&M encourages pioneering closed-loop fashion ideas with €1m grant

H&M encourages pioneering closed-loop fashion ideas with €1m grant | Inspiring Sustainable Supply Chain in Fashion | Scoop.it

Fast-fashion giant H&M; has launched a competition to help inspire new ideas for closing the loop on fashion.

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Can China's textile industry clean up its supply chain?

Can China's textile industry clean up its supply chain? | Inspiring Sustainable Supply Chain in Fashion | Scoop.it
Groups including the China National Textile and Apparel Council are moving to increase social responsibility in industry plagued by labor and environmental issues.
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Your Levi’s jeans just got greener

Your Levi’s jeans just got greener | Inspiring Sustainable Supply Chain in Fashion | Scoop.it
Levi Strauss believes in integrating sustainability into every aspect of its business – from the cultivation of cotton to educating customers to use less water when they have to wash their jeans. This strategy has helped the world’s first commercial jeans maker fend off newer, flashier competitors.
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How the apparel industry is cleaning up textiles

How the apparel industry is cleaning up textiles | Inspiring Sustainable Supply Chain in Fashion | Scoop.it
These important tools are keeping hazardous chemicals out of clothing from the outset.
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