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What Makes Veja’s NYC Running Club Different?

Veja’s running club with A Second U Foundation kicks off Saturday in New York City and is open to all and free of charge.

clock May 14, 2021Kaley Roshitsh

Malika Savell

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Prada Group Intensifies Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

In their first joint interview, Lorenzo Bertelli and Malika Savell, chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer at Prada North America, map out the talent and educational programs to further increase representation within the company and the industry.

clock May 13, 2021Luisa Zargani


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Diesel Library Collection Major New Step in Brand’s Sustainable Initiatives

Creative director Glenn Martens will offer a preview of the new collection, focused on sustainability and initially on denim, on June 21 during Milan Fashion Week and his first show for Diesel, to be presented virtually.

clock May 11, 2021Luisa Zargani

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How Farfetch, The Folklore Are Rewriting Fashion’s Big Issues

The Folklore’s Amira Rasool and Farfetch’s Thomas Berry unpack the environmental and social issues plaguing fashion.

clock April 30, 2021Kaley Roshitsh

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Eight Years Later, What’s Come From ‘The True Cost,’ Rana Plaza?

“The True Cost” director Andrew Morgan and Eco-Age’s Livia Firth reflect on latest “Fashionscapes” short film, Rana Plaza and living wages.

clock April 24, 2021Kaley Roshitsh


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OTB Foundation Helps Alleviate COVID-19 Pandemic Impact

The Italian fashion group OTB and its foundation have been rolling out a number of initiatives to help ease the impact of the pandemic on the territory.

clock April 14, 2021Luisa Zargani


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Philanthropic Fashion: How Brands Are Showing People Are More Than Profit

Small brands are giving back in bag ways a year into the pandemic, and many are putting purpose first.

clock April 14, 2021Obi Anyanwu

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British Fashion Council Teams With Swarovski on Changemakers Prize

The award aims to “shine a light on individuals that normally wouldn’t be profiled” and offers mentorship and cash prize to three winners.

clock April 13, 2021Tianwei Zhang

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Chloé Adds Nobel Prize Nominee to Sustainability Board

Amanda Nguyen is the founder and chief executive officer of Rise, a Washington-based NGO aiding new civil rights legislation.

clock April 12, 2021Miles Socha

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Target to Spend More Than $2 Billion With Black-owned Businesses by 2025

The plan includes adding products from more than 500 Black-owned businesses and partnering with more third-party, Black-owned firms.

clock April 7, 2021Kellie Ell

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Garment Workers Owed $39.8M in Severance for Factory Closures, Report Says

The Worker Rights Consortium believes the overall sum to be much higher given the millions of garment workers terminated globally.

clock April 6, 2021Kaley Roshitsh

Daniel Huby, Pooky Lee and Phyllis Taylor

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How Fashion Can Reconcile Its Troubled Relationship With Cultural Appropriation

Phyllis Taylor, Daniel Huby and Pooky Lee expanded on appropriation and evading it during Fairchild Media Group’s diversity summit.

clock April 2, 2021Obi Anyanwu

Esi Eggleston Bracey, Emma Grede, Roseann Lynch and Rea Ann Silva

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If Companies Don’t Act, Women’s Leadership in the Post-Pandemic Workforce Could Suffer

“We’re starting to see women in senior leadership ranks opt out or fail. So the question is, why is that?”

clock April 2, 2021Kellie Ell

The Women@Dior Dream conference at UNESCO with Emmanuelle Favre, Asha Sumputh and Stefania Giannini.

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Dior Broadcasts Women@Dior Dream Conference From UNESCO

“The pandemic has worsened all inequality — especially for women,” said UNESCO director-general Audrey Azoulay.

clock April 1, 2021Mimosa Spencer

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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

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