In 2012, Levi Strauss &amp;amp;amp; Co., a denim jean retailer, created the “Climate Change Agenda” to address climate change head-on. The agenda focuses on achieving measurable progress combating climate change through operations, supply chain and education. While they clearly are a leader in the space, are they doing enough?
While the term luxury in itself and even less so the luxury industry might be connected to a sustainable image, Stella McCartney has succeeded in building a powerful eco-friendly luxury brand.
How climate change and unsustainable herding practices threaten luxury brands' ability to product high-end cashmere products.
How retailer Zara is working to offset the environmental impact of its popular and affordable fast-fashion designs.
From the way that consumers shop, to the way that brands produce and distribute their apparel, the fashion industry has completely changed over the past decade. The digital age, along with the millennial consumers’ obsession with fast fashion, are both […]
Cuyana, a direct-to-consumer apparel and accessories brand, focuses on selling fewer, better things to decrease the environmental impact of apparel manufacturing and disposal.
The Reformation of the Fashion Industry
Among fashion brands, Levi's has taken a particularly proactive stance in protecting its supply chain from the risks of climate change.
As climate change creates bigger swings in seasonal temperatures and water shortages, the impact on raw material sources for luxury apparel, like cashmere goats, is forcing fashion companies like Kering to re-evaluate their supply chain strategies.
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