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From Megan Fox to Molly-Mae: Fast-fashion ‘Seal of Approval’ Sparks Ethical Debate

A big name plus a big fast-fashion brand equals a big splash. Or does it?

Nike Shareholders Ask for More Transparency Around Diversity Efforts

Some shareholders want pay and hiring data along racial and gender lines at Wednesday's shareholder meeting.

Library Funded by Tadashi Yanai Opens at Tokyo’s Waseda University

The facility is dedicated to novelist Haruki Murakami, in a renovated space designed by architect Kengo Kuma.

Calif. Gov. Gavin Newsom Signs Garment Worker Protection Act Into Law

California garment workers see historic victory as California Gov. Gavin Newsom signs the Garment Worker…

Youth Stage First Global Climate Strike Since the Pandemic

Fridays for Future planned climate strikes in more than 80 countries, including Germany, Scotland, Spain and…

New Report Maps Out Blueprint for Circular Fashion Economy in U.K.

The British Fashion Council's Institute of Positive Fashion Wednesday launched the Circular…

Express and Former Miss USA Cheslie Kryst Set Out to Raise $1 Million for Charity

The duo is raising money for Big Brothers Big Sisters as part of its fall 2021 campaign.

De Beers Looks to Trace, Tag and Promote Every Single Diamond It Mines

De Beers is piloting Code of Origin, a unique, customized mark that guarantees a diamond is natural…

Garment Worker Protection Act Advances — Next Stop, Newsom’s Desk

The bill saw 43 yes votes and is on its way to potential passage pending Gov. Gavin Newsom's final say.

Inaugural BFC Changemakers Prize Winners Revealed

The winner are Glass Onion founder John Hickling, hairstylist Cyndia Harvey, and London Embroidery Studio…

Activists Plan to Keep Eyes on Uyghur Forced Labor at NYFW

On Thursday at New York Fashion Week, groups like Model Alliance and corporate watchdogs call for justice to…

‘Check-Box’ Social Audits Are Failing Workers, According to Report

The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre released a report detailing how voluntary check-box social…

British Fashion Council Forms Long-term Equality Partnership With BBC

The "50:50 The Equality Project" is an initiative created by the BBC for the media industry that champions…

The Running List: Fashion Brands Who Signed On to New Bangladesh Accord

Attention stays on Bangladesh's new garment workplace safety agreement as some 80 brands and retail giants…

H&M, Inditex, C&A and More Lead in Signing New Bangladesh Accord

The International Accord is drawing its first brand signatories as it aims to broaden Bangladesh Accord…