7 challenges of the sharing economy (and how fashion can handle them)

The sharing economy is bringing great changes to all industries, including fashion A lot has been said about the sharing economy in recent years, lauded as a way to make use of idle resources and make money by connecting people who need something with those who have it.It's no secret that it has been...
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How fashion brands can join the net-zero challenge

The net-zero challenge is an opportunity for fashion brands to reduce their carbon footprint and create more sustainable products Last year Burberry became the first luxury fashion company to see its net-zero emissions target approved by the SBTi, the Science Based Targets initiative.  SBTi is a partnership between CDP (ex-Carbon Disclosure Project), UN Global...
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How supply chain length affects companies' levels of waste and pollution

The length of a supply chain impacts on how much waste and pollution a company produces.  McKinsey reported that most of the environmental impact associated with the consumer sector is embedded in the supply chain. In particular, 80% of greenhouse gas emissions are in the supply chain. However, consumer focus on sustainability and institutional...
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The Triple Bottom Line and why it is important

Triple Bottom Line helps companies reconcile sustainability and profitability According to the European Commission, sustainable development means "meeting the needs of the present whilst ensuring future generations can meet their own needs". To do so, companies must consider not only the economic aspects of their activity but also the environmental and social ones. This...
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The role of secondary raw materials in fashion

Secondary raw materials are an incredible resource for fashion brands interested in sustainability In a world where the fashion industry is constantly under pressure to be more sustainable, secondary raw materials are becoming an increasingly important part of the equation. What are SRMs? And what benefits do they bring to fashion companies? Secondary Raw...
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Discovering the most popular reselling platforms

Reselling platforms are the digital frontier of circular economy There are a few different ways to resell clothes. People can go to thrift stores and organise a yard sale, but online reselling platforms are way more interesting.  Despite having been around for a while, the popularity of reselling platforms is constantly increasing thanks to...
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What is Corporate Social Responsibility?

Corporate Social Responsibility is the key to having a more ethical and sustainable business Corporate Social Responsibility, or CSR for short, is the business practice of being accountable for the negative and positive impact of a company's actions on society and the environment. This includes things like sustainable practices, human rights, and environmentalism. Many...
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All the benefits of fashion rental

Renting fashion is an exciting opportunity for both consumers and brands The fashion industry is a multibillion-dollar business, and it keeps growing each year. However, the traditional way of consuming fashion has some drawbacks: it's expensive, it has a heavy environmental impact, and it can be difficult to keep up with the latest trends....
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What is greenwashing and how can you avoid it?

When a sustainability claim is too good to be true, that’s probably greenwashing April 22nd is Earth Day, a day when people around the world celebrate our planet and all that it has to offer. This year, it also happens to be the 45th anniversary of the first greenwashing campaign. That's right, greenwashing has...
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