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Must Read: Fashion Industry Needs to Be More Transparent, Meet the Woman Who Dressed Barbie for Over 30 Years

28 days ago   |   By Fashionista

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Wednesday. Fashion industry needs to be more transparent Fashion Revolution reviewed 200 major brands and retailers' public disclosures and gave the companies a failing score of 21% for the transparency of their supply chains. The...
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Adidas, Reebok and Patagonia top 2019 Fashion Transparency Index

Adidas, Reebok and Patagonia top 2019 Fashion Transparency Index

29 days ago   |   By Fashion United

Adidas, Reebok and Patagonia were the highest ranking brands in this year's Fashion Transparency Index, published by non-profit organization Fashion Revolution. They all scored 64 percent of 250 possible points. The three companies are followed by Esprit and H&M, who both scored 61 percent.
This is the first time that any brand gets a score higher than 60 percent in the history of the index - in 2017, all brands scored under 50 percent - which goes to show that the fashion industry has been taking significant steps to become more transparent, as conscious consumers grow to expect that from...
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The Fashion Transparency Index: 2019 report ranks world's biggest brands

The Fashion Transparency Index: 2019 report ranks world's biggest brands

29 days ago   |   By The Guardian

The index shines the spotlight on who is disclosing what in the fashion industry Adidas, Reebok and H&M are among the brands leading the way when it comes to transparency in their supply chain, a new report has found. The Fashion Transparency Index has rated 200 of the world's biggest brands (chosen on the basis of annual turnover representing more than $500m) based on their public disclosure of “policy and commitments, governance, supply-chain traceability, supplier assessment and remediation, and new ‘spotlight issues' covering gender equality, decent work, climate action and responsible...
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