My day at the EFF Source Summit

Last Wednesday, 10th June, I headed to London in great anticipation to attend the Ethical Fashion Forum Source Summit Event. The event was held at the Amnesty International Building and was attended by around 150 people. There were representatives from Fairtrade and GOTS (Organic) accreditation bodies, both emerging and established brands, education, enabling technologies and consultants. I was looking forward to spending …

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Fashion Revolution – Encouraging children to ask ‘Who Made My Clothes?’

Fashion Revolution – Why April 24th? On April 24th 2013, a date now remembered as Fashion Revolution Day, the Rana Plaza Clothing Factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh collapsed on its garment workers.  Over 1130 garment workers were killed and over 2500 were brought out alive from the wreckage – some with horrific injuries.  Just imagine that number of …

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Adding ‘Responsibility’ to the Shopping List…

Here we are in the New Year (half way through January already!).  So how are those New Year’s resolutions coming along?  Many people concentrate on what they should be giving up for the New Year – alcohol, chocolate or biscuits.  A more positive approach might be to consider what changes we can take on board, …

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A Green Business with Transparent Aspirations …….

By Jo Salter, Founder of Where Does It Come From? (www.wheredoesitcomefrom.co.uk) created for ‘Green Aspirations’ (www.green-aspirations.co.uk) At Where Does It Come From? we definitely have Green Aspirations!  We have other aspirations too, all around offering ethical, traceable products made without detriment to people or planet and where the customer can actually find out how and …

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