By  on December 17, 2018

The fashion industry is finally paying even greater attention to its carbon footprint.

Companies on their own have increasingly found ways to be more environmentally friendly when it comes to manufacturing processes and on being socially responsible corporate citizens. Many American firms back in 2015 pledged to address climate change as part of the Obama administration’s “American Business Act on Climate Pledge.” For many others, a closer look at the United Nation’s sustainability mandate also has been a good place to start. But several U.N. groups, such as the U.N. Economic Commission for Europe, or ENECE, have said fashion hasn’t done enough as a collaborative group to foster change. That’s starting to shift following the launch of the Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action earlier this month.

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