The cosmetics brand has admitted progress towards several sustainability targets, including more volunteering hours, new packaging solutions and reduced energy consumption, was slower than expected last year.
H&M announced this week that it has decided to ban mohair from products across its chains by 2020 following PETA allegations of cruelty at goat farms. Zara, Gap and Topshop have also vowed to ban the fibre.
Animal rights activists protested in Pyeongchang on Tuesday, adding that PETA’s campaigns over the last 15 years in Asia were gaining traction and that they had contributed to a dramatic decrease in fur sales in China.
A plan by Norway’s government to phase out fur farms by 2025 dismayed producers and delighted activists on Monday as a sign that fur is out of fashion even in a nation that was once the top producer of fox pelts.
The Body Shop has joined digital growth company Urban Airship to launch a mobile wallet pass that offers the latest news and signature counts for its Forever Against Animal Testing campaign that it unveiled this summer.