The Organic Cotton Accelerator (OCA), a multistakeholder initiative which aims to accelerate the uptake of organic cotton, has been launched.
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.
The results of the Vegan Fashion Award 2013 by PETA are now online: http://www.peta.de/veganfashionaward2013.
hessnatur published its first hessnatur sustainability report for 2011/12 following the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI).
This is a work-in-progress page where we try to develop criteria for assessing and a list of the world`s most sustainable fashion brands.
The world`s most sustainable fashion brands and producers in 2013
Most sustainable fashion brands in the category “transparency”
Most sustainable fashion brands in the category “pioneers”
Most sustainable fashion brands in the category “reporting”
The world`s most sustainable fashion brands and producers in 2011
The most sustainable fashion brands in the category “largest user of organic cotton”
- Nike, Inc.
- Inditex (Zara)
- Anvil Knitwear
- Williams-Sonoma, Inc.
- Disney Consumer Products Target
- Otto Group
(Source: Textile Exchange 2012 – 2011 Organic Market Report)
The most sustainable fashion brands in the category “environmental reporting”
PUMA and PPR HOME charged the consulting companies PwC and Trucost with the world`s first comprehensive environmental profit and loss account. Pumas Environmental Profit & Loss (E P&L) Account tries to disclose the impact of its business on the environment and society not only in words, but also in hard figures.
What was analysed?
- greenhouse gases (GHG)
- land use
- air pollution: ammonia (NH3), particulates (PM10), sulphur dioxide (SO2), nitrogen oxides (NOx), volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and carbon monoxide (CO)