The True Cost of Fashion

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Monday, December 17, 2012 - 10:20am

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Here at Prove Your Purpose, we've been keeping an eye on CSR in the fashion industry. To continue our examination of the issue, we're thrilled to bring you a guest post from Amelia Brandt of Cone Communications' Sustainable Business Practice.

What's the true cost of fashion? A recent New York Times article shed light on a number of human rights and inspection violations at factories in Pakistan and Bangladesh. Now, respected human rights organization Social Accountability International is under fire for potentially auditing and certifying factories that contractors never actually visited. This is just the latest in a stream of apparel-related news that has intensified the growing concern over labor conditions at overseas factories.

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Keywords: Responsible Production & Consumption | Cone Communications | Environment | Fashion | Research, Reports & Publications | csr | sustainability

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