Bangladesh Accord’s last-minute three-month extension, “Unraveled” book captures sustainable fashion now and a CEO change at Bluesign.
In Bangladesh alone, where the garment sector is a top economic driver, rising sea levels could displace upward of 13 million people.
Bangladesh is moving further into the circular economy with 30 key brands and businesses on board, and at Pangaia, seaweed and eucalyptus find new form in clothing.
One hundred percent of proceeds from the lingerie bag support artisan women in Bangladesh.
Bangladesh workers are returning to factories despite confusion over safety protocols and as the industry loses billions of dollars worth of orders due to the pandemic.
Sixty-six global industry organizations signed the appeal, which came the same day leading retailers, brands and unions agreed form a working group to help develop support for apparel manufacturers.
In Bangladesh, is one garment factory worker death too many? The country saw $34 billion in exports and is readying for renewed industry interest.
One hundred percent of proceeds will support the nonprofit.
The brand is made up of athletes designing for athletes. “And we’re in the early innings,” McDonald says.
Rubana Huq stands out in the history of the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association as its first woman president, and is pushing for a greater focus on workers’ welfare.
While the Alliance gets ready to leave, the Accord is struggling for an extension.