Adidas Detoxes, M&S Boosts Better Cotton Production, H&M’s Fair Wages

by , 09/05/11   filed under: Eco-Fashion News, Site Seeing

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After Greenpeace made an example of Adidas in its “Detox” campaign, the sportswear giant committed itself to a goal of zero discharge of hazardous chemicals from its supply chain by 2020. (Press release)

Marks & Spencer is rolling out the second phase of its “Better Cotton” project in Warangal, Andhra Pradesh, India, to deliver an extra 21,000 tons of sustainable cotton and support the livelihoods of 20,000 farmers and their families over the next three-and-a-half years. (Press release)

Singapore’s Workforce Development Agency is earmarking $6.8 million for the expansion of the textile and fashion industry, with a focus on greener processes. (Channel News Asia)

Faux fur is upping the stakes against the genuine article—for real. (Los Angeles Times)

Swedish high-street retailer H&M has joined the Fair Wage Network, an initiative that works to unite brands, garment producers, non-governmental organizations, and labor unions to to promote fair compensation worldwide.

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