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Profits vs. Poverty: Fashion Brands Prosper as Factory Sewers Starve

Biodegradability or recycled? Carbon inset or carbon offset? Lean manufacturing or made to measure? Blockchain or chasers? There are many routes to sustainability. Come learn the relative advantages each, and learn how to design strategies that address your company’s specific impacts and goals. Join us July 29 for our Sustainability FAQs Workshop with Gap Inc., SAC, Fashion for Good, Accelerating Circularity, Lectra & Cotton Incorporated.

Many fashion purveyors are prospering. Their workers, on the other hand, are experiencing the pains of poverty. One year into a global pandemic that has upended all semblance of normalcy, the divide between the world’s biggest apparel brands and the upstream labor responsible for their products grows even more stark. In eight factories across Bangladesh,…

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