Fixing Fashion to Save the Planet

December 02, 2016

Fashion is the second largest industrial polluter on the planet. The University of Cambridge’s Centre for Study of Existential Risk (CSER) investigates threats to humanity posed by technology and human activity. At the top of their list, climate change firmly rests as the greatest self...

The Greenest Panties in the World

February 11, 2016

How buying certified organic cotton changes the lives of farmers in India. In a world of “fast fashion” and unrealistically cheap clothes, how often do we stop and think where our t-shirt came from? If a dress costs $10, you can safely assume that two-thirds of that is the price of fabric,...

Developing Nations Dependent on Sweatshop Wages

June 23, 2015

Is it ethical to buy clothes produced in a sweatshop? They’ve become political hot potatoes, often making tragic headlines. They are a symbol of what campaigners say is wrong with capitalism and the multibillion-dollar clothing industry. Mass-production textile factories in developing nations...