When Style Meets Sustainability: Making Responsible Procurement Fashionable

August 12, 2019 EcoVadis FR


The fashion industry is growing at an impressive clip. By 2030, the sector is expected to be worth $3.3 trillion and will manufacture 102 million tons of clothes and shoes. But this substantial growth hasn’t come without a cost. Six years after the Rana Plaza disaster – the fashion industry’s day of reckoning when a factory for over a dozen major brands collapsed and killed 1,000 people – observers and analysts are left wondering whether the industry has made any progress on sustainable sourcing in fashion. 


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