Sustainable Fashion

Gemological Science International Achieves Global Accreditation As Verifier of Sustainability Rated Diamonds

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NEW YORK, November 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Gemological Science International (GSI), one of the largest gemological organizations in the world, achieved SCS Global Gem Identification Verification Provider accreditation for its laboratories and offices around the world. All SCS-007 certified diamonds that are graded, scanned, and laser inscribed by GSI, and which have accompanying information on laser inscription, diamond dimensions, and carat weights, can carry the approved Sustainability Rated claim of achievement.

From Trendy to Trash—and Back Again

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Plastic is literally woven into the fabric of our lives; when we discard our clothes, we’re often piling on to the mounting plastic-waste problem. Host Audrey Choi talks to textile designers, manufacturers and recyclers who are trying to change the lifecycle of these essential products.

Fashion Doesn't Always Have to Cost the Earth To Protect the Earth

by Josh Jeffries, Senior Development Coach at Acre Frameworks
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If you are anything like me, you aim to be mindful when shopping for clothes. Buying ethical and sustainable garments is the obvious way forward to lower the environmental impact – but it often comes with a hefty price tag.

The fashion industry is a major polluter (just behind aviation which is the worst culprit) and we are buying 60 per cent more clothing than we did 15 years ago. 

SCS Global Services Applauds Release of New Report by the United Nations Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action

Report Explores Transition to Low Carbon Cotton and Polyester
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., May 3, 2021 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services (SCS), a global leader in third-party sustainability and climate certification, congratulates the UN Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action (FICCA) for publication last week of its groundbreaking report outlining the processes that contribute to low carbon sources of cotton and polyester. SCS served as the neutral technical lead for the FICCA Raw Material Working Group, which authored the report. The Working Group engaged industry experts and textile and apparel organizations to complete the comprehensive study.

Earth Day 2021: Tips to Living Sustainably, Today and Everyday

Monica Hauser Wolff, Lenovo Foundation Director and Global Corporate Communications Manager & Kamrin Brown, Sustainable Fashion Stylist and Lenovo Innovator
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As we celebrate Earth Day this year, we’re reminded of how our actions, big and small, affect the planet and each other. At Lenovo, we are dedicated to building a smarter future through our commitments to sustainable practices, decrease our impact on the environment and partner with others who are aligned with this mission.

Watch Energea's Sustainability Spotlight Series: Gypsy Hill Supply a Vintage Clothing Shop

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When Alyce and Taylor went to Paris, in 2017, they recognized the lack of quality secondhand fashion retailers here in the United States and thus launched their shop. The business combines their love of quality clothes with their interest in sustainable fashion. They find quality pieces of clothing that will last a lifetime and ship it to their customers in a repurposed box.

Ralph Lauren Revolutionizes How the Fashion Industry Dyes Cotton

Company to create the world’s first scalable zero wastewater cotton dyeing system
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NEW YORK—March 22, 2021— /3BL Media/ - Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) today introduces Color on Demand, a revolutionary dyeing platform that will transform how the fashion industry colors cotton – more sustainably, more effectively and faster than ever before. The Company has established Color on Demand, a multi-phased system, with a clear ambition to deliver the world’s first scalable zero wastewater cotton dyeing system.

Mey Is the First Manufacturer of FSC®-Certified Clothing in Germany

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ALBSTADT, Germany, January 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Mey is the first company in Germany to put FSC®-certified clothing onto the market and is therefore also one of the first certificate holders for FSC®-certified clothing worldwide. This distinction enables consumers to consciously select products from companies that act responsibly when it comes to forest resources.

YKK Commits to Achieving Climate Neutrality by 2050

Sustainable trims leader announces Sustainability Vision 2050 addressing climate change, material resources, water resources, chemical management and human rights
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TOKYO, October 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ – At today’s Copenhagen Fashion Summit, global sustainable trims leader YKK announced the YKK Sustainability Vision 2050, which will serve as a roadmap to the company achieving net-zero emissions by 2050, among other targets. The Sustainability Vision 2050 consists of five themes with corresponding sustainability goals, as well as ten SDGs.

Theme 1:  Climate Change  Tackle greenhouse gas emissions and increase use of renewable energy

Pro Bono Perspectives S2E21: Ngozi Okaro, Custom Collaborative

Fashioning a Pathway to Success and Equity
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Custom Collaborative Executive Director Ngozi Okaro joins Pro Bono Perspectives host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly to discuss nonprofit management during times of crisis.

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