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Covid-19: It's time to show what responsible means – Fair Wear ...
By Fair Wear April 28, 2020
Hit by the pandemic and lockdowns, Western retail brands have been slow to take responsibility to protect workers in their supply chains in manufacturing countries like India. Can the shakeout be treated as a never-before opportunity to reform and redefine social protection floors for workers?
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Fair Wear Foundation is a non-profit organisation. We know there’s a better way to make clothes. Our mission is to see a world where the garment industry supports workers in realising their rights to safe, dignified, properly paid employment. ...
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'Sustainable fashion' is a minefield - with all of the certifications, acronyms, 'new' materials, greenwashing, eco this, ethical that... It's hard to know where to start and what to look for. In this deck we provide articles that can help you navigate the world of sustainable fashion and make more conscious clothing choices.
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#HoldingFashionBrandsAccoun7 Cards - 1 Follower
Fair clothes start with fair brands. Clothing companies have the power to influence better wages and working conditions for the people that make their clothes. They must lead by example. That's why Fair Wear works directly with brands and their suppliers to create step-by-step improvements to their supply chains. We hold our member brands accountable with an annual progress review, the results of which are published publicly on our website.
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#FightingForWorkers'RightsA1 Card - 0 Follower
Fair Wear works in a number of garment production countries around the world, each of which has its own labour laws, regulations, trade unions, etc. A key element of Fair Wear's work includes working with trade unions, labour rights organisations and civil society organisations to lobby and negotiate for better working conditions in garment factories. In this deck, you'll see some of our lobbying in action.
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#Covid-19&TheClothingIndust11 Cards - 1 Follower
The Covid-19 pandemic has left no country, business or person unaffected. Here you will find Fair Wear’s guidance regarding the impact of Covid-19 on clothing brands, retailers, factories and workers.
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#DangersOfFastFashion2 Cards - 0 Follower
The fast fashion industry exploits both people and our planet. The supply chains of many large brands hinge on getting the highest volume for the lowest production costs. This allows for the constant updating of styles and seasons to feed rampant consumerism and the need to buy, buy, buy. Not only does this lead to a huge waste in discarded clothes as cycles of trends complete, but it also puts an inordinate amount of pressure on the people that make our clothes. These garment workers around the world - 75% of whom are women - are subjected to unsafe working conditions, harassment and poor wages. All for the sake of fast fashion. It's time people shifted their behaviour to buy less and value the clothes they have more. Doing so will alleviate the pressure both on our planet as well as the people that make our clothes.
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