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9 Sustainable Fashion Brands That Produce Ethically in Bangladesh

Subscribe to get free weekly updates on the latest news on sustainable fashion!<p>Subscribe<p>Share Tweet Pin Start Slideshow<p>Displaying ad for 5 …

Over 10m children work as domestic labourers

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/985000/985956_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524675581_4f07f274e27c7c00e0528acc2eba690b<p><b>Some 10.5 million children are believed to be working as domestic labourers worldwide, according to a new report.</b><p>The International Labour Organization …

Chinese labor camp inmate tells of true horror of Halloween 'SOS' - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- Tree leaves were turning yellow and red in Damascus, Oregon, in late October. Competing with fall foliage for attention were Halloween decorations, which adorned almost every house in this sleepy middle-class suburb of Portland on America's Pacific West Coast.<p>A few pumpkins sat on the …

Nixon And Kimchi: How The Garment Industry Came To Bangladesh

<i>More details were added to this post after it was published. The new information was courtesy of Vidiya Khan, director of the Desh Group, and daughter of Noorul Quader.</i><p>Bangladesh was created out of chaos in the early 1970s, at a moment when millions in the country were dying from a combination of …

This Season's Hottest Trend: Fashion Protecting Forests

Image credit: Canopy/Gurbir Grewal<p>Related:<p>Fashion and forests don’t likely go hand-in-hand in most people’s minds, but a new partnership announced …

Forests

Why Google's Retail Push Is A Sign Of The Times

Google is spreading its retail wings in all kinds of directions.<p>In its latest retail play, the search engine of record has just opened Google Winter Wonderlab holiday pop-up stores.<p>The six stores in New York City, Washington, D.C., Chicago, Los Angeles, New Jersey and Sacramento feature …

Walmart, Sears, Other U.S. Retailers Decline Aid For Factory Workers In Bangladesh

0<p>SHARES<p>While European companies work to set up compensation funds for victims of Bangladesh factory disasters, retailers in the U.S. refuse to aid …

Home Depot Registers 50% Rise In Digital Sales

Home Depot is heading into the holiday season with fresh momentum in online sales. The home improvement chain on Tuesday reported a 50% spike in …

eCommerce

The First Apple Store App For iPad Nails Tablet Shopping With Clever Gesture And Image Focused Interface

Today, Apple is launching its very first Apple Store app for iPad, bringing a gorgeous shopping experience to its tablet in a long-overdue move. The new app arrives just in time for the holidays and utilizes the display and capabilities of the iPad to present a best-in-class shopping …

THE FUTURE OF DIGITAL: 2013 [SLIDE DECK]

To kick off today's events, Business Insider CEO Henry Blodget delivered the following presentation put together with the help of the BI Intelligence team.<p><i>BI Intelligence is a new research and analysis service focused on mobile computing and the Internet. Only subscribers can download the</i> …

Markets

H&M pledges living wage for textile workers in Bangladesh and Cambodia

H&M has pledged to pay a living wage to 850,000 textile workers after expressing frustration over a lack of action by governments to address working conditions in Asian factories in the wake of the Rana Plaza disaster.<p>The world's second-biggest clothing retailer said it would support factory owners …

Jellyfish are taking over the seas, and it might be too late to stop them

Last week, Sweden’s Oskarshamn nuclear power plant, which supplies 10% of the country’s energy, had to shut down one of its three reactors after a jellyfish invasion clogged the piping of its cooling system. The invader, a creature called a moon jellyfish, is 95% water and has no brain. Not what …

University of British Columbia

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Will transparency in the fashion industry ever become a reality?

Ethical fashion's movers and shakers met at the Ethical Fashion Forum's SOURCE Summit last Friday. Calling itself "the most important event for fashion and sustainability", this was a one-day industry convention held at The Crystal in London.<p>It was a day where people working in the ever-growing …

Fashion Hearts Kenya?

How has the recent terror attack on Westgate Mall in Nairobi changed things for designers with manufacturing connections in Kenya? Marion Hume …

Episode 497: Love, Betrayal And The Planet Money T-Shirt

Today's show is about love and betrayal. It's about the lives of two sisters who worked on the Planet Money T-shirt. And it's about the social upheaval that has followed the rise of the garment industry in Bangladesh.<p>We'll have much more on Bangladesh and the rest of the T-shirt story in future …

Report on climate change depicts a planet in peril

Climate change will disrupt not only the natural world but society, posing risks to resources and fomenting conflict, panel says.<p>November 11, 2013|By Tony Barboza<p>New York is among the coastal cities around the world that face a threat from… (Mark Lennihan / Associated…)<p>Climate change will disrupt …

Amazon deforestation increased by one-third in past year

Destruction of the Amazon rainforest has increased by almost one-third in the past year, reversing a decade-long trend of better protection for the world's greatest rainforest.<p>Environmentalists blamed a controversial weakening of legal protections passed by President Dilma Rousseff for the increase …

The World Has Lost an Unbelievable Amount of Forest Since 1999