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Kering Group Houses continue Covid-19 support as pandemic rages on
For all the havoc Covid-19 has caused around the world, the fashion industry pulled together to offer relief efforts, demonstrating they can be a force for good as much as change. Smaller businesses pivoted to manufacture face masks or donated a portion of profits to local communities. Others, like conglomerate Kering, provided millions of euros...
9 Dec 2020
PayUp Fashion initiative launches to secure industry’s future
In March of this year, US-based NGO Remake together with partnering organisation and labour activist and founder of the AWAJ Foundation, Nazma Akter, launched the #PayUp initiative that urges international brands and retailers to honour their commitments and pay suppliers for in-production orders at the earliest. Since then, the movement has...
22 Sep 2020
Sourcing: #PayUp initiative urges fashion brands and retailers to act now, not in 60 days
While the coronavirus outbreak has wreaked havoc in economies in the western world and lives certainly have been disrupted, few actually fear for their lives due to job losses. Undoubtedly, looking at the fashion industry, especially small- and medium-size labels, brands and retailers will have a hard time, maybe will even have to give up, but...
7 Apr 2020