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Fashion brands urged to source more sustainable cotton

Fashion brands urged to source more sustainable cotton

Published on Monday, 02 October 2017 Fashion brands urged to source more sustainable cotton Written by John Mowbray Details Tweet UTRECHT – A report published today by WWF, Pesticides Action Network (PAN) UK and Solidaridad says many of the apparel industry’s leading brands and retailers need to significantly increase their uptake of ‘sustainable cotton’ if the sector is to become more environmentally friendly. The report ranks IKEA, Tschibo, C&A, Marks & Spencer, and H&M as some of the leading apparel brands when it comes to their cotton sourcing strategies and the reporting of sustainable cotton use. But it also identifies what it says are top brands that are still failing on cotton sustainability such as Walmart, S. Oliver, Amazon, Footlocker and Giorgio Armani who all scored zero in the new report. This latest ranking report follows on from the first one published in 2...

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