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Fixing Fashion: A Framework to Make Sustainable Fashion the Industry Standard

<i>Often I am part of discussions on the best way to 'fix fashion'. How do we move such a massive industry from the unethical, environment destroying</i> …

Sustainability

ReWrap: Biodegradable Designer Bags Made From Coconuts

The beautiful ReWrap tree bag, which debuted at Dutch Design Week 2015 in Eindhoven, is not only chic, but also completely compostable. Made entirely …

Strong sustainability track record can account for 11% of a company's value - report

A new report released at the Commit Forum shows that on average, one third of a company’s name value can come from good corporate citizenship<p>How much is a good reputation worth? Volkswagen recently demonstrated the cost of a bad one: in the two days after its emissions scandal broke, its share …

Can We Make Clothes Entirely from Recycled Cotton?

You may have noticed “organic cotton” on your t-shirt label, but what about “recycled cotton”?<p>In the United States, we produce around 14.3 million …

Understanding the circular economy

Goodbye throwaway society. Hello sustainable society. That’s the idea behind the circular economy, an alternative to the overexploitation of the …