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Ben Cooper

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The apparel and footwear sector needs more leaders in sustainabilityApparel sector lagging on sustainable engagement 10 May 2018

A report from Boston-based sustainability non-profit Ceres analysing the performance of US companies on a range of sustainability criteria has found footwear and apparel firms are lagging behind in terms of investor engagement on sustainability, notably with regard to water-related risks.

US-based clothing companies have been among the most vocal defenders of the Paris climate accord US fashion sector taking climate change seriously 23 August 2017

When President Trump announced the US withdrawal from the Paris climate accord three months ago, there was concern the move would undermine international resolve behind the global push on climate change. Nevertheless, the reaction of major US-based clothing companies speaks to the importance the sector attaches to addressing climate change.

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