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Materials

New York-Based Mycelium Innovation Firm Ecovative Nabs $60M in Funding

The mycelium market is heating up with New York on the radar for grown-in-America innovation.

clock March 30, 2021Kaley Roshitsh

Aerial view of beach and ocean. Victoria, Australia

Social Impact

Prada’s Lorenzo Bertelli Speaks of Environmental and Financial Sustainability

Prada’s head of marketing and CSR hosted the award ceremony of the “Sea Beyond” education program with UNESCO.

clock March 26, 2021Luisa Zargani

Pop in, Nordstrom, Package Free, zero-waste, sustainable

Business

Nordstrom Wants You to Buy in Bulk, Shop Zero Waste With Package Free

Nordstrom is giving customers the ability to buy in bulk and shop zero waste with its Package Free Pop-In, running March 26 to May 9.

clock March 26, 2021Kaley Roshitsh

New York City, swap, shopping, retail

Business

EXCLUSIVE: First ‘Swappable Department Store’ Coming to New York City

Global Fashion Exchange and Walker Hotel in TriBeCa are bringing “SwapAteria” to New York City this Earth Month.

clock March 26, 2021Kaley Roshitsh

Italy’s Textile Supply Chain Holds Out in Coronavirus Crisis

Environment

SDA Bocconi, Energy Company Enel X to Launch Monitor for Circular Fashion

The report on circular fashion will be released in September.

clock March 25, 2021Martino Carrera

Antoine Arnault of LVMH

Environment

LVMH to Fight Amazon Deforestation Through Partnership With UNESCO

LVMH’s Antoine Arnault laid out plans for a five million-euro program over five years to protect biodiversity in the Amazon.

clock March 24, 2021Mimosa Spencer

Orenda Tribe, artisan, handmade, makers, slow fashion, sustainable

Social Impact

These Women-owned Sustainable Brands Are Thinking Beyond Fashion

Orenda Tribe, Edas and Escvdo are helping uplift artisan makers while stretching beyond fashion to make a community impact.

clock March 24, 2021Kaley Roshitsh

SWD, zero waste, sustainability

Social Impact

Climate Refugees ‘Reverse Climate Change’ With New Zero-Waste Jackets

In Bangladesh alone, where the garment sector is a top economic driver, rising sea levels could displace upward of 13 million people. 

clock March 22, 2021Kaley Roshitsh

Doraemon Uniqlo sustainability

Business

Uniqlo Taps Doraemon as Global Sustainability Ambassador

The character will help to promote the brand’s extensive and ongoing social and environmental programs.

clock March 22, 2021Kelly Wetherille

Woolrich nylon overshirt padded with recycled down

Environment

Woolrich Takes Stand for the Environment With Woolrich Outdoor Foundation

Woolrich will donate 1 percent of its direct-to-consumer sales to the promotion of projects aimed at safeguarding the planet and supporting local communities.

clock March 20, 2021Alessandra Turra

Stella McCartney

Materials

Stella McCartney Teams With Bolt Threads on Fungi-Based Fabric, Mylo

McCartney has made trousers and a black bustier top from the sustainable material derived from the root system of fungi.

clock March 17, 2021Samantha Conti

Cotton, Xinjiang, farming, government, trade, sustainability, human rights

Business

U.K. Modern Slavery Act Isn’t Working as Intended, Expert Alleges

“If they can’t run a business that is not free of exploitation and modern slavery, then simply, they can’t run a business.”

clock March 17, 2021Kaley Roshitsh

Ebay, recommerce, resale, e-commerce, sustainability, fashion, used goods, marketplace

Business

EBay Poised for Re-commerce ‘Reboot’

American homes have around $3,675 worth of value sitting in used goods, according to new eBay re-commerce report.

clock March 16, 2021Kaley Roshitsh

Cradle to cradle, innovation, technology, materials, circular fashion, social issues, fair labor

Innovation

Cradle to Cradle 4.0 Prioritizes ‘Social Fairness,’ Evolved Circularity Efforts

Circularity and social fairness are two areas to be deftly navigated as consumer awareness grows.

clock March 16, 2021Kaley Roshitsh

The OVS SpA headquarters in Italy.

Social Impact

OVS Latest Signatory of Clean Clothes Campaign Supporting Myanmar Workers

The Clean Clothes campaign urges apparel brands and manufacturers to stand by pro-democracy protesting workers in the country.

clock March 15, 2021Martino Carrera

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