18th July 2011
New tools for teaching and learning in fashion that contribute towards our collective futures
This year Fashioning an Ethical Industry has been working with the Centre for Su ...
26th May 2011
Abuse, long hours and low pay: the reality of Asda's showcase factories
Workers at Asda's "showcase" clothing factories, which are supposed to offer imp ...
1st April 2011
New report reveals that sandblasting kills
'Distressed' denim has become a trend on the UK high street in recent years amo ...
13th May 2010
FEI to expand it's work in Scotland
Fashioning an Ethical Industry are pleased to announce that we have been success ...
3rd May 2010
Blood Sweat and Luxuries
The makers of BBC's Blood Sweat and T-shirts have once again brought together si ...
1st May 2010
365 days later the Uniform Project comes to an end
Back in May 2009 Sheena Matheiken pledged to wear one dress for one year as an e ...
5th February 2010
Sportswear brands rated on the eve of winter olympics
With the Vancouver Winter Olympic Games just around the corner, the Play Fair Al ...
20th January 2010
Improving working conditions in Bangladesh
Eighteen months ago the BBC reported on the appalling conditions in one of Windy ...
7th October 2009
Revealed - the state of pay behind the UK high-street
Since 2006 Labour Behind the Label has been producing the Let's Clean Up Fashion ...
1st October 2009
Asian Floor Wage Campaign Launched
Garment workers in Asia desperately need their wages to be increased. But often, ...
28th August 2009
Judge rules that Wal-mart is not responsible for factory conditions
A federal appeals court in the USA has ruled that despite Wal-Mart's code of con ...
26th August 2009
Fairtrade sales continue to grow
The Fairtrade Foundation reported that the global market for Fairtrade certified ...
14th July 2009
Vivienne Westwood calls for direct action
The iconic fashion designer hit the news this month as she called for us to stan ...
7th June 2009 to 11th June 2009
FEI at Graduate Fashion Week
Students across the country are engaging with ethics in fashion through their pr ...
20th March 2009
Estethica opens with the launch of the DEFRA Sustainable Clothing Action Plan
Estethica, now in it's sixth session at London Fashion Week, was opened with the ...
27th February 2009
Fashion students to create a more ethical industry
Research commissioned by Fashioning an Ethical Industry has found that more than ...
20th February 2009
Fashion students in factory simulation
Students at Northumbria University were given a taste of what it might be like t ...
16th January 2009
Primark in workers' rights scandal again
The Observer claimed this month that workers at TNS and Fashion Waves factories ...
27th November 2008
Growing consumer concern about ethics
According to the latest Ethical Clothing Report from TNS Worldpanel Fashion (a g ...
27th November 2008
Fifth Green Gown Awards to launch in January
The Green Gown Awards recognise initiatives being taken by universities and coll ...
24th November 2008
A Union is a Right not a Luxury
Anyone considering buying a leather bag or pair of gloves from designer brands P ...
24th October 2008
Blood, Sweat and T-shirt participants promote ethical pest initiative
The ethical pest initiative is being spearheaded by Tara Scott and Stacey Dooley ...
26th September 2008
Fashioning an Ethical Industry launch Sense - an inspirational magazine for fashion students
The fashion industry needs students to use their creativity and energy to fashio ...
24th September 2008
Report reveals many fashion brands need to take paying workers a living wage more seriously
Labour Behind the Label's third Let's Clean Up Fashion report reveals what diffe ...
29th August 2008
From consumer to garment worker: the impact of the economic downturn
The Guardian reported this week that the average UK household's disposable incom ...
24th July 2008
Survey suggests Primark will lose customers
A survey conducted by ICM Research on behalf of Drapers magazine and reported in ...
16th July 2008
People and Planet release their university green league
People and Planet say that, 'our personal ecological footprint can be reduced by ...
17th June 2008
Primark Cut and Run in India
Primark sacked three of its Indian suppliers after an investigation by BBC's Pan ...
2nd June 2008
Students at Liverpool John Moores University shortlisted for Make your Mark
R.A.J.E., a team that includes two students from Liverpool, John Moores Universi ...
8th April 2008
Workers producing trainers for Adidas earn poverty wages
It was revealed in the Sunday Times (30/3/08) that workers in China producing tr ...
7th February 2008
Jane Shepherdson 'our thirst for throw away fashion has gone to far'.
The woman accredited with making TopShop the success it is today, Jane Sheperdso ...
16th January 2008
Just Style name the living wage debate as one of the issues to watch in 2008
Growing pressure is mounting on companies to ensure that the workers making thei ...
27th November 2007
Online Ethical Retailer, Adili, to Float
Adili.com, one of the largest online retailers of fair trade clothing is plannin ...
29th October 2007
Child Labour Found in Gap's Supply Chain
An undercover Observer investigation has found children as young as 10 stitching ...
29th September 2007
Katherine Hamnett Pulls Out of Tesco Range
After only a year Katherine Hamnett has pulled out of a deal with Tesco to suppl ...
24th September 2007
First anniversary for Estethica
Estethica, the exhibition at London Fashion Week devoted to eco-sustainable fash ...
28th August 2007
People Tree's weavers under water
Bangladesh and India have suffered from heavy flooding with 25 million people di ...
12th August 2007
Topshop or Sweatshop?
It has been reveled that migrant workers in Mauritius are being paid around 40p ...
26th June 2007
LCF launch Sustainability Centre
The Centre for Sustainable Fashion (CSF) will provide information about su ...
26th July 2007
Nike threaten to cut orders in Indonesia.
Over 5,000 workers from Indonesian shoe companies resumed their rally on Monday, ...
28th May 2007
I'm not an ethical bag?
The controversy surrounding the sourcing of Anya Hindmarsh’s ‘I’m not a ...
2nd April 2007
Topshop launches fair trade collection. Token or tackling ethics in the industry?
Batik dresses and bags produced by Global Mamas, a women's cooperative based in ...
19th January 2007
Jury still out on Marks and Spencer's ethical plan
The 100 point plans spells out how M&S, by 2012, aim to be carbon neutral, ...
8th December 2006
The real price of high street fashion
It has been revealed that Asda, Tesco and Primark are selling cheap clothes on t ...
14th september 2006
Dirty laundry on show for London Fashion Week
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On the eve of London Fashion Week, new research from a coalition of development ...