As sustainability events go, this is big. The British Fashion Council (BFC) is hosting an inaugural 'Institute of Positive Fashion Forum' (IPF Forum) on 10 June with a heavyweight line-up of topics and presenters.
The Council of Fashion Designers of America and the charitable foundation run by crystal maker Swarovski have partnered up to launch a $30,000 annual scholarship for fashion students innovating with sustainable systems.
The Italian luxury label is supporting a new online educational programme by ‘I Was a Sari’, giving disadvantaged Indian women the opportunity to turn into expert artisans and achieve financial independence.
Boohoo defended its supplier practices again on Tuesday after a report said the online fashion retailer faced the possibility of a U.S. import ban due to allegations over the use of slave labour in supplier factories.
E-tail took another socially positive step forward Thursday to improve its somewhat tarnished image with eBay announcing it’s planning to invest millions of pounds in creating jobs and opportunities in the UK.
As a member of the pledge, Tapestry will commit to securing the advancement of Black individuals in the fashion and beauty industry and will work with BIFC executive board members over the next three years.
The Denver, Colorado-based owner of brands including Vans, The North Face and Timberland, has announced that it has allocated all of the net proceeds from its inaugural green bond to 13 of its sustainability projects.
China is to become the first country in the world to see e-commerce sales outstripping sales through physical shops with a new prediction saying e-tail should account for 52.1% of all retail sales (by value) this year.