Social & environmental: Latest news and analysis articles
Ten days into her new role as American Apparel CEO, industry veteran Paula Schneider sounded a confident note as she told investors and anal...
Myanmar's garment sector is in the midst of significant growth and exciting changes - and a brand new and exclusive report produced by the M...
Despite the hype, it's amazing how insignificant the internet is on the garment trade, writes Mike Flanagan. While every clothing brand and...
The Better Work Bangladesh initiative is due to "get going in earnest next year" as part of wider efforts to improve working conditions in t...
UK supermarket brand George at Asda is on a journey to a more sustainable supply chain through its Responsible Retail programme. Lynne Tooms, senior director of quality and sourcing, explains why retailers need to understand more about where their products come from and the challenges faced by suppliers.
Levi Strauss & Co is returning to its roots. The denim stalwart, which has been battling sluggish traffic trends, international challenges and a revolution in activewear, is looking to re-establish leadership in its sector. A touch of nostalgia, plenty of innovation, adjustments in sourcing strategy, and global expansion are all part of the plan. just-style talks with Seth Ellison, the group's president for Europe.
Web sales giant Alibaba has entered into a voluntary consumer safety collaboration with the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).
Swedish fashion chain KappAhl is hoping to make sustainable operations more accessible to its customers through a new textile collection service
As part of efforts to drive increased traceability, the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) has added fabric mills to its Better Cotton Tracer, with the aim of adding more later this year.
A meeting is taking place within the European Union (EU) today (23 January) to consult on a proposed “flagship initiative” on responsible management of the garment sector supply chain.
New research into Italian shoe and garment factories suggests that competition with Eastern Europe and Asia is driving down wages and working conditions in Italy.
International apparel brands and retailers Adidas, Black Diamond, Kathmandu, NAU, REI and Timberland have committed to using responsibly sourced and traceable down in their products.
Anyone heading to ISPO Munich next month for what is arguably the world’s largest multi-segment sports exhibition, should also try to take in the World Sports Forum event on 'Entering and Exploring new Markets.'
German sporting goods giant Adidas Group has been named as the world's third most sustainable company this year, according to a ranking released by Toronto-based media company Corporate Knights to coincide with the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
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