The British Fashion Council, BBC Earth and ethical luxury brand Mother of Pearl have teamed up to highlight the environmental impact of the fashion industry and promote more mindful consumer decisions.
On Friday afternoon, UK e-tail giant Boohoo became the first big-name retailer to ban wool in its products. By Friday evening, it had become the first big-name retailer to change its mind on the subject.
A key supplier of talc used in Johnson & Johnson's baby powder filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Wednesday in the wake of multibillion-dollar lawsuits alleging its products caused ovarian cancer and mesothelioma.
Google, Amazon and other tech firms will have to tell companies how they rank their own or rival products on their platforms under new rules agreed by EU negotiators aimed at stopping unfair practices.
Amazon has scrapped plans to build a major outpost in New York that could have created 25,000 jobs, blaming opposition from local leaders upset by the nearly $3 billion in incentives promised by politicians.
EU judges dealt a possible blow to an EU crackdown against tax avoidance by global multinationals on Thursday by annulling an order by the EU executive against a Belgian tax-break scheme for about 35 large companies.
The fashion industry generates tons of fabric waste each year, notably in New York -- one of the world's shopping capitals and host twice a year to runway shows, a major contributor to the wider problem.
The European Union is set to rewrite its two-decades-old copyright rules which will force Alphabet's Google and Facebook to share revenue with the creative industries and remove copyright-protected content.