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Gildan Answers Fashion Revolution’s Call-to-Action for Greater Transparency

Gildan supports Fashion Revolution’s campaign for the third year
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Gildan is participating in the Fashion Revolutions’ #whomademyclothes campaign, a global movement working to elevate transparency in the clothing industry and change the way clothes are sourced, produced and consumed.

Love Your Clothes Longer

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As a result of many factors, we are consuming more clothing than at any time in human history, over 100 billion garments annually. Compared to 15 years ago, consumers buy three times more garments every year and keep them half as long. The environmental impacts of this are major, but not beyond our control. Studies show that just by keeping our clothes an extra nine months, we can reduce our carbon, water and waste footprint between 20% and 30%.

HanesBrands Announces CDP 2016 Water and Supply Chain Report Scores

Company Earns A- and B Ratings, Scoring Ahead of CDP Program Averages in Peer Comparison
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., January 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ - HanesBrands (NYSE: HBI), a leading global marketer of everyday basic apparel under world-class brands, today announced that it earned above-average scores for water management and supply chain after voluntarily disclosing data for the CDP 2016 Climate Change Report. CDP, formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project, is a global disclosure system that enables companies and other entities to measure and manage environmental impacts.

How H&M Will Become a Tastemaker for Sustainable Fashion

by Kate Harrison
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In April, H&M hosted a sustainability event at their London showroom. At the reception, they shared the company’s latest sustainability report and the major findings from their sustainability work in 2015. 

H&M is developing a new sustainability strategy with a focus on the circular economy. For the sustainability event, H&M brought together leading innovators and experts with differing perspectives on circularity. Their goal was “to help to set the benchmark not only for the brand, but for the entire fashion industry and beyond.”

BSR Conference 2014 Speaker Video: Karl-Johan Persson, Managing Director and CEO, H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB

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Karl-Johan Persson, Managing Director and CEO, H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB spoke at the BSR Conference 2014: Transparency and Transformation, which took place November 4-6 in New York, during a plenary session. Watch the full video now:

Pure Style: A Day with Eco-Stylist Jill Heller

New York City stylist creates a thriving sustainable business
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Whether you've always dreamed of having a personal stylist put together your look, or are looking to wear a more eco-conscious wardrobe, watch this episode of Conscious Living TV to transform your personal style. This week, Bianca visits New York for a transformative session with ethical stylist Jill Heller and her favorite designers.

Safe, Ethical, and Transparent Fashion

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RSF borrower Indigenous has been pioneering fair trade fashion for years, and the recent tragedy in Bangladesh shows how much their work is needed. Indigenous is now offering to share its transparency and labor practices with the rest of the fashion industry, and urging consumers to demand ethical fashion.

From Bangladesh to Myanmar: Level-Set Responsible Sourcing

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As companies consider entering Myanmar, many familiar issues are coming to the surface, such as child labor, hours and wages, land acquisition, environmental discharges, health, and living conditions. How can buyers, in collaboration with international and local stakeholders, support the development of a sustainable manufacturing sector in the country? And how can buyers looking to move into Myanmar learn from experiences in Cambodia, China, Vietnam, and, most recently, Bangladesh?

For the full blog, click here.

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As companies consider entering Myanmar, many familiar issues are coming to the surface, such as child labor, hours and wages, land acquisition, environmental discharges, health, and living conditions. How can buyers, in collaboration with international and local stakeholders, support the development of a sustainable manufacturing sector in the country? And how can buyers looking to move into Myanmar learn from experiences in Cambodia, China, Vietnam, and, most recently, Bangladesh?

For the full blog, click here.

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