deforestation

Stella McCartney Explains How Fashion Impacts Endangered Forests

What does fashion have to do with deforestation? Everything, if you ask Canopy. The British Columbia–based forestry nonprofit has been rallying designers, brands, and retailers such…

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G-Star Raw Commits to Sourcing Deforestation-Free Fabrics

G-Star Raw is making like a tree and leaving—deforestation-promoting fabrics, that is. The Dutch denim brand, which previously collaborated with “Happy” hitmaker Pharrell…

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Activists Target Ralph Lauren for Allegedly Promoting Deforestation

Protestors hijacked one of fashion’s biggest events on Monday to call out Ralph Lauren for allegedly contributing to deforestation, human-rights abuses, and climate pollution.…

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ASOS, Levi's Commit to Sourcing Deforestation-Free Textiles

ASOS, Levi Strauss, and Marks & Spencer are making like trees and leaving—deforestation, that is. The clothing brands are among the latest companies to connect with Canopy Style,…

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Narciso Rodriguez's Bottletop Collab is Green Carpet Challenge–Approved

Looks like Livia Firth ♥ Narciso Rodriguez as much as he ♥ social enterprise. Firth awarded the New York City designer with the “Green Carpet Challenge” brand mark on…

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Stella McCartney Pledges to Use Only Forest-Friendly Cellulose Fibers

Stella McCartney is looking out for the Lorax. Shortly after declaring its intention seek “Wildlife Friendly” certification, the British firm announced Tuesday its…

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H&M, Zara Commit to Eliminate Deforestation From Their Clothing

H&M and Zara are speaking for the trees. The world’s largest fashion retailers—the latter represented by its holding company, Inditex—have pledged to develop new sourcing…

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Is Procter & Gamble Bringing Rainforest Destruction Into Your Bathroom?

You and your family may count on Head and Shoulders shampoo to get your scalps flake-free, but a new study by Greenpeace has shown that the dandruff shampoo is linked to massive…

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L'Oreal Commits to "Zero Deforestation" by 2020

L’Oreal has its eye on the tiger. The world’s largest beauty and cosmetics company has pledged to obtain its renewable raw materials, including palm oil, soya oil, and…

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Eileen Fisher, Patagonia Pledge to Protect Endangered Forests

Did a tree die for your yoga pants? If you’re a fan of asana-friendly cellulosics such as rayon, viscose, and modal, chances are high that someone logged an endangered forest so…

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Lily Cole Debuts Wild Rubber Jewelry That Benefits Amazon Rainforest

WILD ABOUT RAINFORESTS Cole’s collection, available exclusively at online retailer Stylistpick.com, isn’t your typical vanity project. The 25-year-old threw herself into the…

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Gucci Debuts World's First "Zero-Deforestation" Leather Handbags

GUCCI’S BETTER LEATHER Thanks to the involvement of the National Wildlife Federation, which verified the collection’s extensive chain of custody, the bags are the…

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Valentino Tops Greenpeace's Luxury "Fashion Duel" Ranking

Greenpeace has thrown down the gauntlet. In November, the environmental nonprofit presented 15 Italian and French fashion houses, including Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci, and…

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Adidas, IKEA Sever Ties With World's Largest Beef Producer Over Amazon Deforestation

Adidas, IKEA, Clarks, and Sainsbury’s are among the big-name brands that have suspended ties with JBS, the world’s largest beef and leather producer, following a detailed…

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Greenpeace Protests Brazilian Leather, Amazon Deforestation at Italian Trade Show

Photos by Tommaso Galli for Greenpeace Witnessing a fashion show in Italy, one of the meccas of the industry, isn’t a privilege many of us will experience. We can only imagine…

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