By  on November 14, 2019

Asking the fashion industry to define a holistic vision of sustainability is likely to garner a mixed response, and as progress becomes slowed by “trade-offs” — the key is synergy. But how to achieve that exactly?

Within the last few months, a McKinsey report titled “Automation and Economic Disparity: A New Challenge for CEOs” projected widening economic disparities in the U.S. between high-growth cities and rural areas. The #lowestwagechallenge rippled out on Twitter to prod fashion companies to expose how livable or unlivable their wages are across their global value chains. More specifically within the luxury sector, fashion groups such as Kering, LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton and Prada Group have each recently convened stakeholders to bring the topic of sustainability to the forefront.

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