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  • Scholar Series: Fashion and waste by Timo Rissanen

    By Timo Rissanen | News

    The Scholar Series highlights the views and research from experts across different disciplines on issues related to ethical and sustainable design. Timo Rissanen is a Finnish fashion designer and currently holds the position of Assistant Professor of...


  • Biodegradable and recyclable line from PUMA

    By Kate | News

    An excerpt from Green Biz.com Puma steps up game with Cradle to Cradle certification by Judith Nemes Puma has been on a steady path to greater sustainability for years, but it just took a major stride forward by designing a new product line that e...


  • Is fast-fashion consumerism an addiction?

    By Melissa | News

    Not sure how or even when it happened but, as a whole, our consumption habits have gotten a little out of control.  We buy things out of boredom, to make us feel better, sometimes for no reason at all.  If you ask me, this habit, this addiction of...


  • Consumers want to shop + be responsible to society / environment

    By Kate | News

    This is reprinted from "Aspirational Consumers Unite Style, Sustainability to Shape Market Trends" Is there such a thing as sustainable consumption? A new study by BBMG, GlobeScan and SustainAbility finds that a majority of consumers across six in...


  • 'Red Carpet Green Dress' goes gold for Oscar

    By Staff | Women

    The ‘Red Carpet Green Dress’ initiative has collaborated with Greenpeace International at this year’s Oscars to deliver the dress that will be worn by Naomie Harris, the latest Bond Girl, and designed by Michael Badger under the guidance of Dam...


  • Changemaker: Beth Doane

    By Staff | Changemaker

    Changemaker is our new series that highlights some really amazing work that is fueled by a passion and desire to change the world through sustainable efforts.  We caught up with Beth Doane, founder (RainTees), author "From the Jungle: Stories and Or...


  • The 365 Challenge - 'Redress it, don't bin it'

    By Melissa | News

    HONG KONG - The 365 Challenge is a campaign by Redress, a Hong Kong based NGO with a mission to promote environmental sustainability in Asia’s fashion industry that follows their founder, Christina Dean, every day for the year as she wears noth...


  • Eco-Fashion, Economics and Why Love is all you Need

    By Melissa | News

    When it comes to shopping we can often give in to habit, convenience, the thrill of the hunt- rarely do we hold out for “the one”.  Living in such a fast-paced world, it is no wonder that much of our fashion is produced in a similar manner.  Ev...


  • Timberland brings sustainable benefits to farmers

    By Staff | News

    Timberland continues to live up to it's Earthkeepers® name and mission of “doing well and doing good” with news that three years after committing to plant 5 million trees in five years,  they have achieved progress of improved environmental, e...