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Gucci’s Chime for Change Unveils 2022 Goals and Projects

The campaign's initiatives continue to support women and gender equality.

Round Two for Amazon Labor Union Falls Short

Labor union drives are in motion at Amazon, where a second election at a Staten Island warehouse went in…

Sustainable Apparel Forum Returns to Dhaka in May, With H&M, Higg and More Speaking

The Sustainable Apparel Forum is organized by the Bangladesh Apparel Exchange and runs May 10.

Research Shows Ethical Trading Practices Bode Greater Resiliency to Pandemic

Supply chain research shows a "joint experience," open dialogue and "empathy" fueled fashion's resilience to…

Gucci, The Meteor Kick Off Gender-equity Summit at Barnard College

Tuesday night, Gucci's Chime for Change gender-equity campaign and new media outlet The Meteor returned with…

10 Takeaways From Harlem’s Fashion Row’s Inaugural Sustainability Forum

Last Thursday, Harlem Fashion Row held its first sustainability forum with participants like Macy's, Tapestry…

When Net 10 Becomes Net 730: NYC Fashion Manufacturers Speak Out on Impact of Late Payments

Garment District manufacturers and designers are still crunched by cash flow problems preceding the pandemic…

‘Great Finance Divide’ Among Latest Setbacks for SDGs, Per U.N. Report

Financing gaps are deepening, according to a new U.N. report published Tuesday, and it's not great for the…

How Intersectional Environmentalist’s Leah Thomas Built Her All-inclusive Empire

"Green Girl Leah" or Leah Thomas lent her intersectional take on environmentalism at FIT's annual…

Amazon Workers Vote to Unionize in Staten Island, Plus Bessemer Results

An Amazon warehouse in Staten Island votes to unionize while another case goes in favor of the employer.

EXCLUSIVE: The Sustainable Designers Taking Over Pre-Oscars Fashion

Winning sustainable designers hit the green carpet for Los Angeles' sustainable fashion scene in time for the…

Dior Hosts Women@Dior Dream Global Conference at UNESCO

Maria Grazia Chiuri headed up the jury for the Dream for Change project, while attendees paid tribute to…

Slow Factory Founder Talks Waste-led Design, Climate Education for Fashion’s Future

The future of "Made in New York" fashion is in the making right now in Sunset Park — and Céline Semaan is one…

Women ‘Disproportionately’ Impacted by Climate Change, Report Finds

Climate change hurts women more, yet 53 percent of women think climate change affects everyone equally, the…

REI SoHo Votes to Unionize in ‘Overwhelming’ Victory

REI Soho voted in favor of unionizing on Wednesday night. REI and union organizers weighed in on the efforts.