Our spotlight series highlights these efforts and reminds us that we’re united in this fight for a healthier planet.
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Fast fashion and irresponsible production techniques and materials have led to the fashion industry producing 10% of annual global carbon emissions. That is more than all international flights and maritime shipping combined. Yi-Mei Truxes started fashion brand "Bembien" to bring artisanal craftsmanship and production techniques from around the world to the global market. All products are made by hand using sustainable and naturally abundant materials.
We’re all consumers of one type or another.We buy food and beverages, electronic products, and an assortment of apparel and footwear products. So the questions come to mind…
What are you wearing? Is it fashionable? Stylish? And sustainable (as a product you want or need)? Sustainably and responsibly produced? In a global (mostly invisible) supply chain that you could say with certainty is “well supervised and responsibly managed”?
Sustainability is not a trend. It’s a cry for help, especially to the big bosses.
The fashion industry is now being highly criticized for years and years of humanitarian and environmentally destructive practices when mass-producing. Not only are they a large contributor to the world’s waste and destroying vast bodies of water, but they also are guilty of exploiting human resources especially in third world countries.
The President of Timberland in Europe, the Middle East and Africa believes that to re-seduce new generations, fashion companies must make a firm commitment to sustainability, given that young people are informed about it on the Internet.
HP moves into textiles with Stitch, a portfolio of wide-format printers that open new creative possibilities for fashion, signage and interior design, while reducing the industry’s environmental footprint.
By Sarah Murry
First plastic, then glass and wood, and now — fabric.
Although more than seven-in-10 (73%) Americans think global warming is happening and nearly the same amount (72%) say global warming is important to them personally, according to new research from Yale, the concept of climate change is still called into question on a nearly daily basis.
Many Global Companies Seek Efficiencies and Enhanced Profitability Through ESG Practices
EDINBURGH, UK, February 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The global fashion industry is booming. In the last 15 years, world clothing production has almost doubled, with more than 300 million people employed along its value chain. However, the growth of this huge industry has come at a significant environmental cost.
Expanded footwear, apparel and accessories collaboration underscores shared commitment to sustainable style
LONDON, January 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ – During London Men's Fashion Week, fashion designer Christopher Raeburn, whose label of the same name is synonymous with responsible, intelligent design, unveiled his FW19 collaboration with Timberland. The collection, which spans across footwear, apparel and accessories, builds upon the Timberland x Christopher RÆBURN apparel capsule that debuted in FW18, and marks the first since Timberland announced a broader partnership with Raeburn to serve as the brand’s Global Creative Director.
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