Blog: Leonie BarrieShopping with a conscience

Leonie Barrie | 2 December 2008

For those of you who will be giving Christmas presents this year, how about shopping with a conscience?

A new guide lists sweatshop-free options for consumers who want to purchase men’s, women’s and baby wear, coats, T-shirts, footwear and even sports equipment which have all been made under ethical conditions. 

Produced by SweatFree Communities and the International Labor Rights Forum, the 2009 Shop with a Conscience Consumer Guide lists retailers and wholesalers who have been vetted to ensure their products meet sweatfree criteria – which include safe working conditions, living wages and good benefits for workers, unions or worker-owned cooperatives. The companies even list the sources of their products.

A great way to give gifts – and also support those firms who care where their merchandise comes from. 

 


BLOG

Likely shifts in the sourcing landscape in 2017

Continuing our look at what lies ahead for the apparel industry and its supply chain in 2017, the panel of industry experts consulted by just-style last week tackled likely shifts in the sourcing land...

BLOG

Trump trade policies and China tensions top concerns

This week our focus turns to first thoughts from a panel of industry experts consulted by just-style on the challenges and opportunities likely to face the apparel supply chain in 2017, with prospects...

BLOG

Happy New Year – and a first look at 2017

Welcome back after the holiday break, and from the team here at just-style I’d like to wish all our readers a happy and prosperous New Year....

BLOG

New re:source to help unravel sourcing decisions

Apparel sourcing is a complex process built on a mix of location, logistics, lead-time, price, compliance, risk and reliability. And it's in a constant state of flux as retailers, brands and manufactu...

just-style homepage



Forgot your password?