Community News

A roundup of stories, headlines, and updates from in and around the community of socially responsible fashion design. Core77 The happiness hat forces you to smile   happiness hat from Lauren McCarthy on Vimeo.   CSR Asia Best practices in factory training in China: Contributing to more worker participation in the improvement of working conditions, […]

Wage Ladder, new online tool benchmarks living wages for garment workers

The Fairwear Foundation (FWF) has just launched Wage Ladder, an online tool and resource to assist brands, factories, trade unions and NGOs in their efforts as they work towards establishing and mainstreaming living wages for garment workers. What exactly is a ‘living wage’? Click here to learn about recent developments on a living wage  from […]

FIBERcast 3: Environmental Sustainability in the Apparel Industry

The 3rd installment of FIBERcast went live on July 31, 2009. This episodes theme? Environmental Sustainability in the Apparel Industry. Thought I might offer some notes that stood out from the 1st half of the broadcast. Moderator: Marsha Dickson, Professor and Chairperson of the Department of Fashion and Apparel Studies, University of Delaware Guest Speakers: Will Phillips, […]

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