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India’s Cotton Farmers Fight for Their Lives and Land

This article is adapted from a thesis project, as part of Anurag Jain's Strategic Design and Management curriculum. You can read the complete project here. Photo by India Water Portal. Naagappa is a cotton farmer in Vidarbha village of Maharashtra, one of India’s largest states and where the skill of ...
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Feel-Good Fashion Headlines for the Week of July 22

H&M, Primark and Arcadia Back Revived UK Parliamentary Group to Transform Fashion A new All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) formed off the back of a recently shunned Environmental Audit Committee report will look to reinforce the need for transformative change across the UK’s fashion industry. The APPG’s inaugural meeting brought together major ...
Kim Jenkins. Photo by Gregg Richards, Brooklyn Public Library

Kim Jenkins: The New Fashion Questionnaire

Each month, The New Fashion Initiative invites a leading voice in the sustainable and ethical fashion revolution to answer 17 questions about themselves, both personal and professional. It’s our green and socially conscious spin on Vanity Fair‘s beloved Proust Questionnaire. This month, our interviewee is Kim Jenkins, a researcher, brand consultant, ...

Your Clothes Are Made by Burning Coal. A New Institute Aims to Change That.

Lewis Perkins, President of Apparel Impact Institute. Founded in 2018, the Apparel Impact Institute brings together brands, manufacturers and industry stakeholders to accelerate sustainability initiatives, taking them from small-scale pilots to industry-wide standards. The AII's first mission is to green textile mills, where the vast majority of fashion's massive carbon ...
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Feel-Good Fashion Headlines for the Week of July 8

Study Shows That Large-Scale Reforestation Could Massively Curb Climate Impact A new study lays out a data-driven plan for planting trees that would capture a whopping two-thirds of atmospheric carbon dioxide. This new research, conducted at a Swiss university, estimates that a worldwide planting program could remove two-thirds of all the ...

Sass Brown: The New Fashion Questionnaire

Each month, The New Fashion Initiative invites a leading voice in the sustainable fashion revolution to answer 17 questions about themselves, both personal and professional. It's our green and socially conscious spin on Vanity Fair's beloved Proust Questionnaire. This month, our interviewee is researcher, writer, educator and activist Sass Brown. ...
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