Must Read: Runway Shows as We Knew Them Are Over, Fashion's Survival Depends on Responsible Operations

May 26, 2020 EcoVadis ‏‏‎

Fashion shows as we experienced them in February might be gone for good — and what will take their place is still up in the air, though it's likely to combine digital offerings and smaller gatherings that happen less frequently than the old fashion calendar mandated. "The fashion weeks were a very old machine. That is ending. Not dying — but reborn," said Alexandre de Betak of Bureau Betak. 

For fashion to survive, it's going to have to become more responsible Corporate social responsibility and sustainability programs will have to move from sideline to central if fashion brands are going to survive in an era where people are being choosier than ever with how they spend their money. "Brands that start to factor environmental and social considerations into their business strategies now will likely be better-placed to weather future crises," writes Sarah Kent.

About the Author

EcoVadis ‏‏‎

EcoVadis is the world’s most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings, intelligence and collaborative performance improvement tools for global supply chains. Backed by a powerful technology platform and a global team of domain experts, EcoVadis’ easy-to-use and actionable sustainability scorecards provide detailed insight into environmental, social and ethical risks across 200+ purchasing categories and 160+ countries.

Follow on Twitter Follow on Linkedin Visit Website More Content by EcoVadis ‏‏‎
Previous Article
Circular Economy, Renewables & Energy Efficiency
Circular Economy, Renewables & Energy Efficiency

The companies driving production of the world’s resources — from food to paper to medical supplies — are ta...

Next Article
Risk of Turkmenistan tainted cotton in Turkish textiles | Apparel Industry Analysis | just-style
Risk of Turkmenistan tainted cotton in Turkish textiles | Apparel Industry Analysis | just-style

Clothing brands that source from Turkey are being urged to pay closer attention to where the cotton used wi...


Sign Up for the Monthly Sustainable Procurement Bulletin

First Name
Last Name
Opt in to receive more information from EcoVadis
Thank you!
Error - something went wrong!