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Fashion Revolution Day – Worldwide Action to Remember Rana Plaza and Support Fair Fashion

Activists from around the world joint for the First Fashion Revolution Day on 24th of April 2014. Exactly one year ago, the Rana Plaza building collapsed in Bangladesh and led to more than 1100 dead and several thousands injured. The first fashion revolution day had the motto “Who made your clothes?” and people from around the world posted selfies with #insideout worn clothes to create awareness for the people who make the clothes.

CEO of H&M wants new textile label; IVN opposes this suggestion

In an interview with Spiegel, Karl Johan-Persson, CEO of H&M, suggested a new worldwide label for the textile industry that may only be used by those who comply with certain predefined standards for wages, environmental and social aspects. Heike Scheuer, head of the IVN, opposes this suggestion as the industry already has this standard according to her opinion: the GOTS.