SM Commodities Index - March 2020
Asos has expanded the pilot across denim jeans, shirts and jackets. © Getty Images/EyeEm
Asos raises recycled denim content to 20%
This follows Volvo Cars first launch of a fully electric car, the XC40 Recharge. © Volvo Car Corporation
Volvo to use blockchain for cobalt supply chain
Lululemon sells athletic and leisure clothes. © SOPA/LightRocket/Getty Images
Lululemon investigates assaults at supplier factory
Uniqlo owner spends $1.8m to improve conditions for factory workers
Garment workers in Bangladesh are often paid below the living wage – which audits don’t spot ©Clean Clothes Campaign
Auditing is not enough – we must do more
Contra garments are designed to be comfortable and practical for a range of body shapes – and are not for profit
Case study: fair wage, fair deal – and profit
Sula Vineyards has cut water use and increased its recycling and onsite renewable energy share ©Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg/Getty Images
Young, gifted... and green
©DavorLovincic/Getty Images
Big picture: where there’s wool…
The Iglesia-Estancia Guanizuil solar park in Argentina ©Gobierno de San Juan
From solar farms to flying taxis: a world of innovation
Brands must use economic power to stop gender violence in supply chains
More sustainable cotton products will be released in the coming year, including homeware, said Primark. © Getty Images/iStockphoto
Primark launches jeans with 100% sustainable cotton