WEAR (World Ethical Apparel Roundtable) 2016 Recap

Last week a non-profit group, Fashion Take Action, organized a conference to gather different audiences from industry leaders to independent designers to master students. Three themes were set out: Textile Waste, Innovation and Supply Chain (transparency). The conference kicked off with Safia Minney, Author and founder of People Tree UK & Japan) and was present in…

Scorecards – Rating the Qualitative

What does the perfect scorecard for a company or product entail? Where do the gaps occur? What would the purpose of it be? Shine some light for us @ethisphere ! Previously, we spoke about how the lack of transparency are some issues for companies. IF majority of the rating systems out there obtain information in…

A Hint of Ethical Change in Our Everyday Magazines

As an avid magazine reader (from Women’s Health to the occasional Cosmopolitan), I have noticed how much more educational it has become; although it still has the regular aspects of brand names, fashion advice, products, perfect looking models and everything else that can make an individual feel insufficient. You can use these magazines as a…

Whose Body is Warmer: You or the Goose?

It’s another cold winter day and i’m still searching for that perfect winter jacket. What embeds a “perfect” jacket? One that I know will keep me warm, isn’t too heavy, has the right amount of pockets and didn’t come from an animal being harmed in any way for its fur or insulation i.e) live plucking as per…

I Can’t Be Ethical Unless I’m Rich

It’s not the first time you’ve heard it or possibly even thought about it. It’s hard to do the right thing and especially when it comes to knowing where your products come from, it’s hard on the wallet. I’ve even had to justify and convince myself on my own purchases because the prices are not…