United Nations

Scent for Peace Candle

Beauty Features

Bond No. 9, The UN Women for Peace Association to Host ‘Bond Fire’ Event

Imitating a bonfire, the brand will light 100 of its Scent for Peace candles to promote its campaign for international peace.

clock April 30, 2018Layla Ilchi

A L'Oreal factory

Government and Trade

L’Oréal Leads in Filing Trademark Applications

Abercrombie & Fitch ranked fifth last year as fashion and beauty firms stepped up their filings to fight against counterfeits.

clock March 22, 2018John Zarocostas

International flags in front of the Headquarters of the United Nations, Manhattan, New York, USAVARIOUS

Technology

Flextronics Joins United Nations Global Compact

As a sign of its ongoing dedication to sustainable and responsible business practices, Flex joins 9,500 other global corporate participants.

clock March 13, 2018Elizabeth Doupnik

Reese Witherspoon, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka and Danai Gurira.

Beauty Features

Reese Witherspoon, Danai Gurira Talk Female Empowerment for International Women’s Day

The UN Women fireside chat touched on Time’s Up, the #MeToo movement and empowering women globally.

clock March 8, 2018Layla Ilchi

A garment factory in Cambodia.

Financial

UN Forum Says Fashion Industry an Environmental Emergency

The forum contended that the fashion industry is the world’s second-biggest user of water and produces 20 percent of global wastewater.

clock March 5, 2018John Zarocostas

Archroma's EarthColors natural dye denim.

Government and Trade

Chemical Company Archroma Joins United Nations Global Compact

Archroma said it has become a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact, a voluntary corporate social responsibility initiative.

clock January 5, 2018Tracey Greenstein

Elie TahariElie Tahari presentation, Fall Winter 2016, New York Fashion Week, America - 14 Feb 2016

Lifestyle

Elie Tahari Designs Custom Uniforms for United Nations

Christian Dior and Harvé Benard have created past looks for the U.N. Tour Guides.

clock August 21, 2017Andrew Nodell

Benetton's Power Her Choices campaign

Media

Benetton Launches Global Family Planning Campaign

It was conceived by Fabrica and backs the U.N. Population Fund.

clock July 11, 2017Luisa Zargani

Government and Trade

Vietnam, Ethiopia Top Destinations for Industry FDI

In 2016, Vietnam was the biggest beneficiary country for new outlays in the sector with declared new projects valued at $2.7 billion, followed by Ethiopia with $636 million.

clock June 9, 2017John Zarocostas

Fashion Scoops

SemSem to Stage Fashion Show to Benefit the International Rescue Committee

The designer is focused on enhancing positive energy, and bolstering equal education for girls and women, and gender equality for all.

clock May 16, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Karlie Kloss, Diane von Furstenberg and Kate Bosworth8th Annual DVF Awards, Show, New York, USA - 06 Apr 2017

Parties

Diane von Furstenberg on the Two Things All Young Women Need to Know

The designer hosted the 8th annual DVF Awards on April 6.

clock April 7, 2017Alexa Tietjen

Mara HoffmanMara Hoffman Consumer Show, New York Fashion Week, America - 13 Feb 2016

Fashion Scoops

Mara Hoffman to Speak on Gender Gap Panel at U.N.

The panel takes place Friday at the United Nations from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

clock March 15, 2017Lisa Lockwood

People

U.N. Women for Peace Association Honors Dayle Haddon, Deborra-Lee Furness, More

The awards recognized women who have worked to better women’s lives globally.

clock March 10, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Financial

Global Textile, Apparel Output Rose in Fourth Quarter

The figures, while generally up, showed a slowdown in production in developing economies.

clock March 7, 2017John Zarocostas

Dayle Haddon

Fashion Features

Dayle Haddon to Be Honored at U.N. Women for Peace Association Awards

WomenOne was started to help educate 65 million girls globally who are not attending school.

clock March 7, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

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