Safe, Ethical, and Transparent Fashion

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Safe, Ethical, and Transparent Fashion

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Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - 8:10am

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RSF borrower Indigenous has been pioneering fair trade fashion for years, and the recent tragedy in Bangladesh shows how much their work is needed. Indigenous is now offering to share its transparency and labor practices with the rest of the fashion industry, and urging consumers to demand ethical fashion.

Here’s a taste of what Scott Leonard, Indigenous CEO and co-founder, has to say about the current situation and what’s possible:

“Many fashion industry executives claim full transparency is too hard to accomplish, too elusive, too big to get their arms around. At Indigenous we believe they are not trying hard enough, and they are not using the right tools. This Fall every INDIGENOUS garment will include a QR code on its hang tag. This code launches our ‘Fair Trace Tool’ application. The Fair Trace Tool shares the story of the artisans who make our clothing, information about our supply chain and social impact survey data.”

Read Scott’s full blog post here

As he says, “No one should have to suffer and die to produce the clothes we wear.”
 

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Keywords: Responsible Production & Consumption | Fair Trace Tool | Fair Trade Fashion | RSF Social Finance | Scott Leonard | Transparency | ethical fashion | indigenous | transparent fashion

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