The issue of sustainability took center stage in the fashion industry in the year 2018, with multiple brands making pragmatic steps to addressing their environmental impact. We take a look at some of the biggest strides.
H&M Group is reinforcing its efforts to focus on wood as a way to create sustainable textile fibres, working with Stora Enso, involved in its ongoing venture with the Inter IKEA group and the innovator Lars Stigsson.
Change is afoot at the Havaianas parent company: after 21 years with the group, Márcio Utsch is set to step down as CEO in 2019, when he will be replaced by member of the Board of Directors Roberto Funari.
Everlane announced it will completely eliminate new, "virgin" plastic from its supply chain by 2021. The label also announced the launch of ReNew, a line of outerwear made from discarded plastic bottles.