Fashion – GBRI
 

World famous high street fashion brand Zara is planning to go green in a big way. The latest announcement from Inditex, Zara’s parent company, reveals that the Spanish brand will use only sustainable, organic or recycled cotton, linen and polyester to produce all of its clothes by 2025. The same guidelines will govern Inditex’s other fashion brands, including […]

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Recently, the Norwegian Consumer Authoriry challenged retail fashion giant H&M over its Conscious Collection, calling it an example of “illegal marketing.” The authority that is tasked with enforcing rules that prevent companies from making false claims, believes that H&M is misleading customers by giving the impression that products under Conscious Collection are more ‘sustainable’ than […]

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Last year, luxury fashion brand Burberry drew a lot of flak from environmentalists for admitting that it was destroying €32 million in goods annually to “protect intellectual property and prevent illegal counterfeiting by ensuring the supply chain remains intact.” Sadly, this practice is quite rampant in the fashion world. However, today people are becoming increasingly aware […]

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Friends Nancy Taylor and Hannah Franco were vacationing in Morocco when Nancy noticed that Hannah fit everything she needed to travel into one small backpack. Whether she was exploring bazaars, climbing sand dunes, or dining elegantly, she had it all in there. This is where the idea of developing a carefully edited, versatile, and low-maintenance clothing line occurred […]

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The fashion industry is the second most polluting industry in the world, after oil and gas extraction. And it is just not doing enough to minimize the havoc it wreaks on the environment. To urge the fashion industry to declare a climate emergency, environmental action group Extinction Rebellion decided to disrupt one of the major fashion […]

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It is a known fact that fashion and textile industry is the second largest polluter in the world, the first one being oil. The concept of ‘fast’ fashion has led to billions of worth of clothes being dumped in landfills around the world every year. Just look at some statistics – closets in the United […]

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Luxury fashion brand Burberry destroyed finished goods worth more than £28 million over the last 12 months to protect its brand from counterfeiters. This practice angered many environmentalists, politicians and even the company’s shareholders. Now Burberry’s CEO Marco Gobbetti has announced that the company is changing its policy. The luxury brand released a statement on September 6 saying that […]

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Today, consumers are become increasingly aware of their environmental impact and are taking measures to become more and more eco-friendly. However, there is one particular item that ends up in landfills polluting our environment and yet, no one ever talks about it. We’re talking about bras! Bras are made from a variety of unsustainable materials, from […]

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Textile industry’s environmental impact is significant, considering it uses 25% of the world’s chemicals and is responsible for 10% of global carbon emissions. However, most apparel companies are are aware of this and are adopting sustainable practices to minimize their environmental impact. But a large part of the problem is the “fast fashion” mentality that sees […]

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