A new factory is about to begin production in the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince that aims to be a model of corporate social responsibility, while answering the call for aiding the beleaguered Caribbean nation with quality jobs and a commitment to invest in the community.
Industrial Revolution II wants to be a different kind of garment factory, one that values social advancement for its workers just as much as providing fashionable products to customers. The factory is the brainchild of several entrepreneurs, designers, executives and celebrities, and is run by Rob Broggi, a former finance industry executive who is a founding partner and the firm’s chief executive officer.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"