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Climate change will cost the fashion industry $65bn by 2030, according to a Cornell University study, but if public benefit and private profit don’t align, fashion companies won’t do what’s needed to tackle sustainability.
The EU is ready to help the US “reach the same level of ambition” in terms of developing and enforcing fashion legislation to slow the effect of climate change but the task needs to be addressed as a matter of “urgency”.
Chemical and agricultural solutions developer BASF invited global cotton farmers to the United Nation’s (UN) headquarters last week to discuss how to create a better future for sustainable cotton production and the cotton textile industry.
Trade union alliance Ethical Trade Initiative encourages global fashion buyers sourcing from Morocco to aid their suppliers following a devastating earthquake with some fashion brands already offering financial support.
Patricia Figueroa, Central America–Dominican Republic Apparel and Textile Council (CECATEC-RD)’s executive director, says new investments and an integrated, traceable supply chain are key to the regional apparel sector’s recovery following the pandemic and cost of living crisis that is pressuring trade.
Five non-profits have sent a letter to the chairman of Bangladesh’s Minimum Wage Board to support a minimum wage increase for garment workers, which they claim is “currently well below the rising cost of living” in the country.