Farmer Suicides in India Continue to Soar, So Thanks, Monsanto

Photo by 360b/Shutterstock In India, suicides are a well-known, if unwelcome, phenomenon. The worst of it happens in the rural parts of the country, where a 2011 census revealed that…

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Fund "Dirty White Gold," a Film That Exposes Cotton Farming's Dark Side

Photo by Shutterstock Journalist Leah Borromeo’s documentary-in-the-making, “The Cotton Film: Dirty White Gold,” follows the life of cotton from seed to store, tracing who it…

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Soil Association, GOTS Launch First-Ever Global Organic Cotton Campaign

Have you cottoned on yet? That’s the question Peter Melchett, policy director of the Soil Association, asked textile-industry leaders at the Sustainable Textiles Conference in…

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Furniture-Scrap Shoes, Monsanto's Illegal FrankenCotton, Uniqlo x CSR

The “Recycle” pump by Liza Fredrika Åslund sports a heel whittled from chunks of wood left over from furniture construction. The stratospheric boost is a bonus. (MoCo…

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