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First Coffee, Now Fashion: Apparel Brands Seek Fair Trade Certification Despite Challenges

First Coffee, Now Fashion: Apparel Brands Seek Fair Trade Certification Despite Challenges | social entrepreneurship | Scoop.it

Fair Trade USA, a nonprofit organization that certifies that goods made in developing countries meet certain standards related to wages and environmental impact, is several years into an effort to bring its standards to the clothing industry. The effort began quietly, but has recently started to gain momentum. Just a few weeks ago, Patagonia pledged to launch a Fair Trade certified line of yoga apparel. Also, the Ethiopian shoemaker Oliberte recently became the first company to offer Fair Trade certified footwear.


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Start The Year Off Right: Socially Conscious Fashion Brands To Know

Start The Year Off Right: Socially Conscious Fashion Brands To Know | social entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
.Socially Conscious Fashion Brands To Know Now Start The Year Off Right (Make a difference this year by supporting these socially conscious fashion brands: http://t.co/yaODoaFka3)...
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