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New Report Says Textile Certification Programs Offer False Promise of Sustainabilty

When it’s deliver-or-die, supply chains become the lifeblood of a company. To that end, the fashion industry has embraced technology to navigate today’s hyper-complicated supply chain, with myriad solutions shaping the first, middle and last mile. Call it Sourcing 2.0.

Many certification programs that purport to help customers make environmental friendly decisions when buying apparel and textiles, may instead stand in the way of sustainability and are in need of significant reform, a new report from the Changing Markets Foundation charges. Looking at eight of more than 100 green labels for its report, “The False Promise…

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