New York lawmakers are taking the lead in transforming the fashion industry through legislation, introducing the Fashion Sustainability and Social Accountability Act (the Fashion Act). While the bill asks brands and retailers that operate in New York State to report...
New York’s Fashion Sustainability and Social Accountability Act would requires brands to disclose social and environmental impacts, but falls far short of holding them accountable or mandating change.
Watch this recorded panel on brand accountability and the emerging legal approach of joint liability on brands for their garment workers.
H&M, Abercrombie & Fitch, Zara and More Are Underpaying Indian Garment Workers. Here’s What They Have to Say About It
April of 2020, more than 1,000 garment factories in India have refused to pay their garment workers the minimum wage, as they toil for some of the world's biggest fashion brands, including H&M, Zara, Nike, Abercrombie & Fitch, and American Eagle Outfitters. To...
Learn about the garment workers and their allies who organized to win the landmark bill to hold brands to account for exploitation in their supply chain.
Twenty labor and environmental organizations and advocates wrote to lawmakers asking for amendments to strengthen Fashion Sustainability and Social Accountability Act.
The new International Accord will expand the life-saving workplace safety program that started in Bangladesh to other nations. See which brands have lead the way in signing on.
Today we celebrate the renewal of the ground-breaking Bangladesh Accord and its historic expansion into new countries. Under this new agreement, renamed the International Accord for Health and Safety in the Textile and Garment Industry, garment workers in Bangladesh...
PVH Chairman Pressed to Renew the Accord. Brand’s Historic Commitment to Safety Followed the Deaths of 29 Tommy Hilfiger Garment Makers.
PVH Corp’s chairman Manny Chirico is a champion of social responsibility. But he seems to have forgotten the commitment the company made after a 2010 fire took garment maker lives.
More than 140 brands, a majority of which manufacture in the USA, support brand liability and an end to wage theft in California.