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Transparent fashion: why the industry needs to come clean on supply chains - Green Living - The Ecologist

Transparent fashion: why the industry needs to come clean on supply chains - Green Living - The Ecologist

The lack of detail released by fashion brands about the people who actually make our clothes and the methods used in production has long been a bone of contention for ethical campaigners. But as fashion's environmental and humanitarian impact comes under increased scrutiny - both in the press and within the trade itself - some labels are adopting a refreshingly open approach to transparency. Rapanui is one such organisation. The young company has been attracting attention with its 'traceability' map - a tool that gives shoppers an interactive way to see the story behind their clothes. By typing a garment code into the Rapanui website, customers can follow the trail of that item on a map, from seed to shop. It offers information on the fabric used, the working conditions in the field, the ethical credentials of the factory involved, manufacturing and transportation. The ful...

Full article: http://www.theecologist.org/green_green_living/clothing/1...

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