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Future of Cottonresized

In partnership with the German Initiatives for Sustainable Cotton, we used our existing Fashion Futures scenarios to examine the key trends …

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Organic Cotton Means Less Water Pollution

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One of the main issues associated with conventional cotton farming is that of water pollution owing to the high usage…

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H&M: Gaining Influence Over Cotton

“To continue our efforts to play as full a role as possible...

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IKEA to Use Only Better Cotton
Brands/Stores Heather Kaye and Itee Soni: Founders of Finch

Finch: Shanghai’s Local Design Movement

When fashion designers Heather Kaye and Itee Soni decided to leave New...

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Designer Joyjit’s Bread & Dreams
NGO Profiles India's Women Farmers

Fairtrade Propelling Vidarbha’s Women Farmers To Prosperity

Sustainable cotton production is giving a ray of hope in to a...

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Interviews
Wendell's Malkha cotton line at Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week Spring-Summer 2012

Organic Fabric Is Going Places With Wendell Rodericks

For him, less has always been more. Clean cuts with minimum fuss and maximum style. Along with minimalism, he...

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Mantis World creates job opportunities in Tanzania

Mantis World Changing Lives For Tanzania’s Workers

Delivering the world, not costing it. That is the tagline of a clothing brand called Mantis World  which strives to...

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Research Reports

Gain In U.S. Organic Cotton Acreage

The U.S. organic cotton acreage continue to grow.

U.S. organic cotton acreage is still growing, says a 2010 and Preliminary 2011 U.S. Organic Cotton Production &...

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Organic Cotton Shines Despite All Odds

Organic textiles industry grew by 20 percent in 2010

Even as the world economy battled with recession, organic cotton’s production and sale was high and organic cotton...

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Sumangali: Exploiting Indian Female labour

Girls and young women are exploited under Sumangali Scheme

Girls and young women are exploited under a scheme called ‘Sumangali’ to produce garments for European and US...

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Designer Profiles
Shazia Saleem specializes in luxurious hand woven textiles

Shazia Saleem’s Fresh Look to Brocade

She takes a traditional, heavy, rich brocade and converts it into...

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Where to Buy
The new Stop collection includes kurtis made with Shop for Change Fair Trade certified cotton.

Shop For Change Reaches Out To Shoppers

Shop for Change has announced its partnership with Shoppers Stop, one of the biggest clothing...

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Actress Vidya Malavade, Actress Shibana Azmi, Seth Petchers and Gul Panag at the launch of Anita Dongre's Shop for Change Fair Trade Collection

Shop For Change: India’s Very Own Fair Trade Certifier

Fairtrade, a movement that promises a...

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Government Reports
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Japan outlines new organic cotton rules

The Japanese government has issued a series of guidelines covering the labelling of organic cotton...

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