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Photo by Northfoto/Shutterstock As dozens of anti-sweatshop protestors faced arrest outside Gap’s annual shareholder meeting in San Francisco on Tuesday, the retail giant defended its decision not
Patagonia wants to play fairy godmother. The outdoor-apparel giant has announced plans to invest more than $20 million in like-minded, socially responsible startups through a new in-house venture fund.
From Oscar-winning director to…shoe designer? Ben Affleck has teamed up with the do-gooders at TOMS to create series of African-textile-inspired kicks that benefit the Eastern Congo Initiative.
Photos by Heng Sinith for Associated Press The ceiling of a small shoe factory outside the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh collapsed early Thursday, killing at least two workers and injuring seven as a
Holy domino effect! Following examples set by H&M, Inditex, Primark, and C&A on Monday, a number of North American and European clothing brands have agreed to sign a legally enforceable,
Photo by Andrew Biraj for Reuters Bangladesh’s government agreed on Monday to allow the South Asian nation’s 4 million garment workers to form trade unions without seeking permission from
Photos by Farad Hossain for Associated Press Four of the world’s largest retailers have consented to a legally binding, first-of-its-kind contract that requires Western businesses to help finance
Photos by Andrew Biraj for Reuters As the number of confirmed deaths from the deadly Rana Plaza building collapse in Bangladesh pushes past 1,000, a more-heartening number is emerging. More than 1 million
Photo by Associated Press File this under “We wish we were kidding.” As the death toll from a building collapse in Bangladesh climbed past 900, a fire tore through an 11-story garment factory
Consider Emily Blunt officially “Green Carpet Challenged.” The British actress attended the unveiling of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s latest exhibit, Punk: Chaos to Couture, on Monday
Bangladeshi authorities have confirmed more than 657 deaths after the eight-story Rana Plaza collapsed just outside the South Asian nation’s capital of Dhaka on April 24. Murder complaints from
The garment industry could learn a thing or two from Europe’s horse-meat scandal, said Baroness Lola Young of Hornsey, chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Ethics and Sustainability in
Need a road-trippin’ companion this summer? Travel shotgun with Canopy Verde’s “Cassia” weekender, a roomy carryall made from a sustainable combination of organic cotton, Oeko
Photo by A.M. Ahad for Associated Press Mohammed Sohel Rana, the fugitive owner of the eight-story building that collapsed and killed at least 385 people last week near the Bangladesh capital of Dhaka,
Photos by Andri Tambunan and Deden Iman for Greenpeace After successfully procuring pledges from the likes of Levi Strauss, Nike, and Zara to detox their products and supply chains by 2020, Greenpeace has
Photos by A. M. Ahad and Andrew Biraj for Reuters Bangladeshi authorities have arrested at least seven people, including two factory owners and two engineers, three days after this week’s deadly