slavery

New Initiative Seeks to Eliminate Forced Labor From Cotton Production

Photo by Lionel Abrial/Unsplash Think “forced labor” and the image of a bleary-eyed worker, hunched over a sewing machine in a crowded factory, stitching clothing for…

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"FRDM" Software Helps Businesses Tackle Slavery In Their Supply Chains

The same organization that measured your “slavery footprint” wants to help businesses eliminate forced and child labor from their supply chains. Made in a Free World,…

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Over 29 Million People Enslaved, Says World's First Global Slavery Index

More than 29 million people across the globe live in conditions of modern-day slavery, according to the first index to quantify the scale of forced labor on a country-by-country basis.…

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Top 7 Eco-Fashion Milestones of 2012 (Vote for Most Game-Changing!)

Feeling nostalgic? Skip back a year for seven of the most ground-breaking eco-fashion stories of 2011… …

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Top 7 WTF Fashion Stories of 2012 (Vote for the Most Deplorable!)

Still think the world isn’t going to hell in a hand-basket? We’ve got more WTF fashion moments than you can shake a stick at in our archives… …

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Abercrombie & Fitch, Forever 21 Fueling Modern-Day Slavery

Photo by Shutterstock Abercrombie & Fitch, Carter’s, Forever 21, Quiksilver, and Walmart are among the brands fueling modern-day slavery through negligence, according to a…

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Irony Alert? Adidas Withdraws "Shackle" Shoe After Slavery Controversy

Adidas has withdrawn plans to release a sneaker with an shackle-like ankle cuff after critics said it evoked images of slavery. A collaboration with oddball Beverly Hills designer…

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