Posts tagged Ethical Fashion
Take our AFC Survey 2019

When it comes to ethics and sustainability there are many complex considerations. What's important to your business? Take a moment for our Australian Fashion Council (AFC) survey and help guide our efforts to support your journey to best practice…

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Pulse of the Fashion Industry 2019 Update

On May 5th, Global Fashion Agenda, Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) published the 2019 update of Pulse of the Fashion Industry report. This is an annual assessment of the global fashion industry’s environmental and social performance…

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Stitching a Future | Sustainable Livelihoods for Women in India

Zenena Women is a social enterprise in Lucknow India, set up for a group of talented women who make ethical hand-made textile products & exquisite embroidery. Australian designers Carlie Ballard, Pure Pod, Awear, and One Another Design have come together with a crowd funding project to help ensure a safe workplace and fair and secure income…

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Outland Denim shortlisted for 2018 Thomson Reuters Foundation Stop Slavery Award

AFC Members Outland Denim have been shortlisted in the Thomson Reuters Foundation Stop Slavery Awards, as one of only six companies, including Apple and Unilever. The Award, launched in 2015, is the first global recognition for businesses that have set a gold standard in efforts to eradicate forced labour from their supply chains… A wonderful achievement for an Australian fashion brand to be held up amongst the big brands of the world! 

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Recap | Copenhagen Youth Fashion Summit

The Copenhagen Fashion Summit, held each year in May, is known as the world's leading business event on sustainability and fashion, but what not everyone knows is that in the lead up to this global forum, there are critical discussions already taking place across town at the Copenhagen School of Design and Technology (KEA) among 112 students from around the globe...

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NORTH | THE WARLU COLLECTION

This week NORTH launches their very first fashion collection called The Warlu Collection - a joyful fashion collection of statement pieces - uniquely connected to the desert through people, art & story.

Their pre-order campaign is launching on ING’s Dreamstarter platform June 19th - July 18th, 2018.

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Outland Denim | The Social Denim

From honing their craft with pedal press sewing machines and hot-coal irons in remote Cambodian villages, through to establishing their own production facility to train and employ women rescued from, and vulnerable to, human trafficking and sexual violence. Outland Denim carries a unique story in each and every pair of jeans, crafted with quality that is a testament to the dedicated skills acquisition and restored dignity of their makers.

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Fashion Revolution | Transparency Index 2018

The Fashion Transparency Index 2018 reviews and ranks 150 of the biggest global fashion and apparel brands and retailers according to how much information they disclose about their suppliers, supply chain policies and practices, and social and environmental impact.

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Fashion Revolution Week is Coming!

Fashion Revolution Week | 23rd-29th of April, is the global #whomademyclothes campaign marking the anniversary of the 2013 Rana Plaza factory collapse, where 1,138 people were killed and many more injured. Fashion Revolution Week encourages people to ask brands ‘Who made my clothes’ and demand greater transparency in the fashion supply chain. See how you can get involved!

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Coreprêt. Lunch Box. 06.04.18

Meet Coreprêt. A collaborative fashion practice by designers Nessie Croft and Gabrielle Leavesley, seeking to investigate a progressive mentality towards ethical fashion by breaking down socially constructed boundaries regarding discarded cloth, and working towards a more ethically integrated industry.Join them on April 6th for ~ Lunch box ~, the brand’s second installation marries fashion to your local bake sale in an elevated canteen setting.

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