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The Human Cost of Stuff — YES! Magazine

The Human Cost of Stuff — YES! Magazine | sustainability & textile industry | Scoop.it

Our houses, our dumpsters, our lives overflow with stuff. It’s so cheap, how can you not buy yet one more thing that will surely make your life better? But it’s only cheap if we ignore the hidden costs to humans and to the Earth. Here’s how to fix our broken relationship with stuff.


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Roche - Roche again recognised as sustainability leader by Dow ...

Basel, 12 September 2013. Roche again recognised as sustainability leader by Dow Jones Sustainability Index. For the fifth consecutive year, Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) has been recognised by the Dow Jones Sustainability ...
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Wal-Mart, Other Fashion Retailers No-Show Summi...

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No Deal On Bangladesh Garment Factory Compensation Fund by KRISHNADEV CALAMUR Families and survivors of the Rana Plaza garment factory disaster in Bangladesh in April who are waiting for compensati...
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M&S signs with Good World Solutions to communicate with garment workers - The Loadstar

M&S signs with Good World Solutions to communicate with garment workers - The Loadstar | sustainability & textile industry | Scoop.it
M&S signs with Good World Solutions to communicate with garment workers The Loadstar Marks & Spencer (M&S) has signed a one year deal to work with social enterprise technology provider Good World Solutions to facilitate direct communications with...
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Bangladesh: Assessment of garment factories to begin, to ensure building, fire and electrical safety

Bangladesh: Assessment of garment factories to begin, to ensure building, fire and electrical safety | sustainability & textile industry | Scoop.it
Bangladesh: Assessment of garment factories to begin, to ensure building, fire & electrical safety http://t.co/UNWQHKZEke via @ILONEWS
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Wanted: Innovative Sustainable Business Models :: Open Innovation Community

The Guardian website noted that the promise of business-model innovation has long captivated the sustainability field, generating plenty of hype. But all the talk has yet to yield many real business-model changes.

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Demand compensation for the victims of the Bangladesh building collapse

Demand compensation for the victims of the Bangladesh building collapse | sustainability & textile industry | Scoop.it
In April, the Rana Plaza building in Bangladesh collapsed killing over 1,100 people and injuring thousands more. The majority were female garment workers making clothes for the UK high street.
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Is CSR making an impact in the Arab world? [Infographic]

Is CSR making an impact in the Arab world? [Infographic] | sustainability & textile industry | Scoop.it
Corporate social responsibility has expanded in the region in recent years and continues to offer a way for companies to support their community, build…

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Ali Sajid's curator insight, September 5, 2013 4:38 AM

Corporate social responsibility has expanded in the region in recent years and continues to offer a way for companies to support their community, build a socially-minded reputation, and strengthen employee commitment. Many companies in the Arab world have developed their own CSR programs or policies designed to direct some resources to specific social causes and those in need.

Jean-Pascal Martin's curator insight, October 4, 2013 5:42 AM

41% des interviewés n'ont pas d'action CSR parce qu'ils ne savent pas par quoi commencer !

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NIKE, Inc. - Coming Soon: The Future Of Nike Sportswear

NIKE, Inc. - Coming Soon: The Future Of Nike Sportswear | sustainability & textile industry | Scoop.it
Seventeen of Nike's leading global athletes hint to the future of Nike Sportswear.
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