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Fashion Transparency Index 2018

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The Fashion Transparency Index 2018, released this week, reviews and ranks how much information 150 of the biggest global fashion brands and retailers publish about their suppliers and social and environmental policies, practices and impacts.... Read full article

Celebs Back Fur-Free Britain

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This week, Prime Minister Theresa May received a letter from 31 of Britain’s biggest stars urging her to introduce a UK ban on animal-fur imports. Fur farming has been illegal in the UK since 2000 but since then the UK has imported fur worth £650m... Read full article

Fashion Students to Spark Corporate Action

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The organisers of the leading student sustainability event, the Youth Fashion Summit, has launched a partnership with the United Nations Global Compact. The partnership takes the form of a two-year student programme, which sets out to challenge...... Read full article

Redesigning Fashion's Future

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Ellen MacArthur & Stella McCartney have launched the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s new report, A new textiles economy: Redesigning fashion’s future. The report finds the equivalent of one garbage truck of textiles is landfilled or burned every second... Read full article

A Corking Approach to Fashion

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Cork is the best wine preservation system in history. In fact, a container from the first century AD, found in the ancient Greek city of Ephesus, was not only closed with a cork but also still contained wine. The unique properties of cork...... Read full article

Big Brands Commit to Sustainable Cotton

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23 more of the world’s most renowned clothing and textile companies, including Burberry, Adidas, Kathmandu and Timberland have pledged to use 100% sustainable cotton by 2025. 36 major brands and retailers have now signed up to the 100% by 2025 pledge... Read full article

Resurgence Festival of Wellbeing

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Resurgence magazine (now called Resurgence & Ecologist) has announced the lineup for the fifth Festival of Wellbeing, to be held at St James’s Church, Piccadilly, London on Saturday 23 September (10.00–18.00). The event will emphasise the need...... Read full article

Ladybird Does Climate Change

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Today (26 January 2017) marks the launch of an unusual new communications initiative on climate change. Led by none other than His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, it comes in the form of a new Ladybird Book on the subject. It’s for adult readers ... Read full article

Before the Flood

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In an unprecedented step, Before the Flood, Leonardo DiCaprio’s new film on climate change, has been made available to watch – in full – for free, in a bid to send a message to the world: climate change is a very real threat to millions of people... Read full article

Whats Really Happening to Our Planet?

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While we know more and more about our world, we are also more confused than ever. We are confused as to whether or not we have major problems on our hands, and if we do how serious they are, never mind what to do about them.... Read full article

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