Published annually by Baptist World Aid Australia, this report sheds light on what global and domestic fashion brands have been doing to ensure workers are protected from exploitation and to educate consumers to shop ethically. It looks at what the industry and individual companies are doing to address forced labour, child labour and exploitation. Tracks and grades 106 companies. Is complimented by the Ethical Fashion Guide 2018. This link provides access to a free download. Previously known as 'The Truth behind the Barcode'.
The Ethical Fashion Guide, published by Baptist World Aid Australia, is a companion to The Ethical Fashion Report 2018. Use it to help you make everyday, ethical purchasing decisions. This link provides access to a free download.
Commissioned by Oxfam, this report provides an analysis of Australia’s garment industry focussing on the cost structure framework of Australia’s garment supply industry, current factory wages and the impact of a living wage.
The Australian gateway for ethical fashion & textiles proudly brought to you by the Australian Fashion Council (AFC). Curated specifically for the Australian textile and fashion industry, the platform is a resource for the industry and individuals alike. A one-stop-shop for manufacturers, designers, teachers, students, shoppers and retailers.
The Selling Yarns: Australian Indigenous textiles and good business in the 21st century conference investigated best practice and sustainability in the Indigenous textile industry. Hosted by Australian National University. Held in 2006, 2009 & 2013.
The Forum brought together artists working in fabric and other professionals who have had significant involvement in the
Indigenous textile industry over forty years. Included in the publication are profiles by six individual artists working with textiles: Vivian Kerinaiua, Belinda Kuriniya, Frances Rrikili, Regina Jimarin, Samson Namundja and June Mills.
The Global Fashion Agenda in collaboration with The Boston Consulting Group have made an in-depth assessment of the industry’s environmental and social performance. As discussed at the Coppenhagen Fashion Summit
Together with 8 NGOs and Global Trade Union Federations, Clean Clothes Campaign UK reached out to over 70 brands to sign a Transparency Pledge, promising to disclose information about their supply chain before December 2017. This report highlights the importance of supply chain transparency and sums up the answers companies gave us.
Are the big brands paying the people who make our clothes enough to live on? Also looks at practices and policies of 50 of the largest clothing brands in Europe. Published by Clean Clothes Campaign UK.
The Living Wage Now Forum was organized in Brussels from 12 to 14 October 2015 by achACT, the Schone Kleren Campagne and the Clean Clothes Campaign (CCC). They invited militants, garment workers, brands and political decision-makers to discuss concrete proposals to provide a living wage for women and men working in the clothing industry. The report, published in October 2016, sums up the results.
Is recycled wool a viable and desirable ingredient? What do we know about recycled wool, its processes and its value chain?
With this in mind, the European Outdoor Group (EOG), an association representing 100 outdoor brands, retailers and technology brands, and Greenroom Voice, its partner organisation for communication, have published Recycled Wool, an introduction to recycled wool, covering processes, sustainability and trace ability, chemical management, and lead times.
This 20 page report gives you an overview about the wool industry's efforts in the field of sustainability. The brochure explains the carbon and life cycle of wool and introduces individual case studies along the whole supply chain. The brochure was published in 2013 and updated in 2014 by the IWTO (International Wool Textile Organisation)
This 192 page report aims to help enterprises avoid and address the potential negative impacts of their activities and supply chains. It also aims to ensure the harmony with government policies to strengthen the basis of mutual confidence between enterprises and the societies in which they operate.