The 2020 report by Paris-based association Climate Chance has described the global textile and apparel industry’s efforts to deal with the challenges of sustainable development as both fragmentary and insufficient.
European e-tailer Zalando has taken a major step forward in driving a more sustainability-focused retail sector post-pandemic, making sustainability assessment mandatory for its private labels and partner brands.
The apparel retailer announced a series of new sustainability goals on Thursday, including a pledge to be carbon neutral by 2030, as well as plans for water reduction and increased use of sustainable raw materials.
The app designed to inform customers about the environmental and social commitments made by fashion brands is soon to launch on app stores. Formerly called Clothparency, it has now settled on the name Clear Fashion.
At the organisation's latest conference in the Kenyan capital, the United Nations announced its aim to help lead change in the global fashion industry with the creation of the Alliance for Sustainable Fashion.