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Can the fashion industry close the gap in sustainable raw materials?

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A new report from BCG spells out what will "make or break brands" in fashion and apparel.

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Amsterdam blazes a trail for circular fashion

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With a supportive local government and a thriving fashion startup scene, the Dutch city has taken the lead in circular textile innovation. And it wants more innovators to join.

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Booming secondhand clothing sales could help curb the sustainability crisis in fashion

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Booming secondhand clothing sales could help curb the sustainability crisis in fashion. A massive force is reshaping the fashion industry: secondhand clothing. While fast fashion is expected to continue to grow 20 percent in the next 10 years, secondhand fashion is poised to grow 185 percent. Hyejune Park.

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Inside the world’s first VR circular fashion summit: 4 key takeaways

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Inside the world’s first VR circular fashion summit: 4 key takeaways. COVID-19 has radically accelerated the need for the fashion industry to innovate. The second edition of the Circular Fashion Summit bears fruit of this new socially distanced reality. The world’s first virtual reality (VR) fashion summit Oct.

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'Hanging by a thread': Planet Tracker warns transparency is key to fashion's green credibility

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Fashion retailers and brands must work more closely with their supply chains to verify their sustainability credentials, a new report finds.

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How to ensure circular fashion is good for people and the environment

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How to ensure circular fashion is good for people and the environment. The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown the fashion industry into disarray, leaving supply chain workers without wages and causing major global brands to file for bankruptcy. Annelise Thim. Fri, 10/09/2020 - 00:15. This article originally was published in the BSR Insight.

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A closed loop fashion system requires scaling solutions now, not later

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A closed loop fashion system requires scaling solutions now, not later. The fashion industry is damaging to the planet — it's responsible for 10 percent of the world's carbon emissions. That’s one reason why addressing the environmental impacts of the fashion industry will require multiple solutions to be at play at the same time. .

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