Textile Exchange's new Sustainable Development Goals resources channel seek to align and mobilize industry efforts to end poverty, fight inequalities and tackle climate change. Textile Exchange has launched a set of online resources they’re calling the SDG Resources Channel to support the...

After years of testing the waters with reuse, repair, recycling and rentals in its many concept stores, Houdini places its biggest bet yet on RE-services. “Second hand-garments tend to fly off the shelves and rental is growing rapidly each year,“ Houdini...

2017’s Year of Sustainable Tourism begins paying off as African tourism administrations undersign the Declaration of Kinshasa on fostering tourism as a driver of biodiversity and environmental protection. A week-long wildlife and biodiversity protection conference in Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of...

Following the success of the organics movement, and in response to several of its shortcomings, this month saw the launch of the Regenerative Organic Certification (ROC). Initiated by the Rodale Institute in partnership with Textile Exchange and Patagonia, among others,...

Following the Florida school shooting, a petition was initiated by the members of the Canadian retailer Mountain Equipment Co-operative (MEC) to boycott products under the ownership of the U.S. parent company Vista Outdoor (Bollé, Bushnell, CamelBak, Camp Chef, and Jimmy...

In June 2017, the Changing Markets Foundation published the Dirty Fashion Report, exposing the damage to the environment and human health caused by some of the world’s largest viscose manufacturers and suppliers to well-known fashion brands. The update “Dirty Fashion Revisited”...

The It’s Great Out There Coalition has announced that professional snowboarder Aline Bock has signed up as an official #itsgreatoutthere ambassador. Bock, from Germany, was crowned Freeride World Tour Champion in 2010 and continues to snowboard professionally. The It’s Great Out...

The Norwegian ski team’s undeniable superiority at the Winter Olympics has the country’s largest environmental organization challenging Norway’s athletes to keep winning, but stop polluting! Norwegians practically invented skiing, so it comes as no surprise to find them consistently topping international...

Conservation was all the rage at this year’s Outdoor Retailer in Denver. While many brands used the occasion to raise awareness of public land politics, it was Keen’s good old-fashioned, inside-the-box approach to advocacy that really got people talking. In the...