UN launches alliance to tackle fast fashion's environmental impact

Madeleine Cuff
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Cotton is one of the most water-intensive crops

UN follows up Sustainable Fashion Charter with fresh push to deliver greener global fashion system

Fashion giants are under fresh pressure to curb their environmental impact following the launch of the UN Alliance for Sustainable Fashion today. Hot on the heels of the UN Sustainable Fashion Charter,...

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