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Sometimes we do hear about the big world even though we’re working in remote villages dealing with issues such as late monsoons, early pests, quality control of composts and cotton fibre.
Recently we learned about the Ethical Fashion Forum putting up a blog on the site of leading fashion magazine Drapers: http://www.drapersonline.com/the-ethical-fashion-forum
THIS IS GREAT news !! Well done EFF.
Zameen also managed to convince the mainstream media to pay attention – or rather the Ashoka Foundation put them on to us. This was in the social enterprise special of India’s leading OUTLOOK magazine.
It seems sustainable textiles is becoming mainstream which is good news for farmers and factory workers worldwide.
Now that the sector is growing it is time to bring in some clarity. A Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) section of the movement if you will. Till now anyone who did anything green and fair was a pioneer. No longer… More about “what to do” in the next blog entry.
Meanwhile, sit back, relax and stay true to the cause