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Gucci, The Meteor Kick Off Gender-equity Summit at Barnard College

Tuesday night, Gucci's Chime for Change gender-equity campaign and new media outlet The Meteor returned with…

10 Takeaways From Harlem’s Fashion Row’s Inaugural Sustainability Forum

Last Thursday, Harlem Fashion Row held its first sustainability forum with participants like Macy's, Tapestry…

When Net 10 Becomes Net 730: NYC Fashion Manufacturers Speak Out on Impact of Late Payments

Garment District manufacturers and designers are still crunched by cash flow problems preceding the pandemic…

‘Great Finance Divide’ Among Latest Setbacks for SDGs, Per U.N. Report

Financing gaps are deepening, according to a new U.N. report published Tuesday, and it's not great for the…

How Intersectional Environmentalist’s Leah Thomas Built Her All-inclusive Empire

"Green Girl Leah" or Leah Thomas lent her intersectional take on environmentalism at FIT's annual…

Amazon Workers Vote to Unionize in Staten Island, Plus Bessemer Results

An Amazon warehouse in Staten Island votes to unionize while another case goes in favor of the employer.

EXCLUSIVE: The Sustainable Designers Taking Over Pre-Oscars Fashion

Winning sustainable designers hit the green carpet for Los Angeles' sustainable fashion scene in time for the…

Dior Hosts Women@Dior Dream Global Conference at UNESCO

Maria Grazia Chiuri headed up the jury for the Dream for Change project, while attendees paid tribute to…

Slow Factory Founder Talks Waste-led Design, Climate Education for Fashion’s Future

The future of "Made in New York" fashion is in the making right now in Sunset Park — and Céline Semaan is one…

Women ‘Disproportionately’ Impacted by Climate Change, Report Finds

Climate change hurts women more, yet 53 percent of women think climate change affects everyone equally, the…

REI SoHo Votes to Unionize in ‘Overwhelming’ Victory

REI Soho voted in favor of unionizing on Wednesday night. REI and union organizers weighed in on the efforts.

The Newest Times Square Billboard Stars? Women Leading Conscious Fashion

A fashion billboard campaign in New York City put the spotlight on women entrepreneurs but aims to outlast…

REI, Addressing Impending SoHo Union Vote, Claims ‘Mischaracterizations’

Union organizers have cited daily antiunion messaging from executives and management.

Chloé Preps Launch of Social Performance Tool

The Richemont-owned brand claims its tool is the industry's first for measuring a firm's social impact, and…

Garment Workers Face a 45 Percent Wage Gap, New Report Finds

The Industry We Want is a new multi-stakeholder initiative presenting data on the wage gap, purchasing…