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Top brands failing on cotton sustainability

Cotton is one of the world’s most commonly used textiles. However, the production of cotton has led to serious issues regarding environmental impact and labour conditions of cotton farmers. Although various sustainability initiatives exist, many problems and challenges remain, and the overall picture of cotton market sustainability is unclear. In order to shed light on […]

More expensive brands not necessarily more sustainable

For many cheap clothing brands, you might wonder if the low price means that the environment and labour conditions of labourers in low wage countries will suffer. In general this seems to be the case. Sadly, this does not mean that when you pay a premium price for a piece of clothing, it automatically means […]

FeelGoodFashion Report 2014

How socially and ecologically responsible are Fashion brands in 2014? Rank a Brand’s latest research report puts international fashion brands under the spotlight, with an examination of the action they are taking on fair labour conditions reducing climate impacts, and protecting the environment. The majority of international mainstream-brands researched don´t do enough to give shoppers […]

H&M’s ‘Conscious Actions’ in 2011

The CSR season has started. Loads of CSR reports are made public every year in spring – mainly by fashion brands. H&M is among the first to bring out its 2011 report ‘Conscious Actions’. With this report, the brand shows the world that it wants to be the world’s eco fast fashion leader. A report […]

Sorting out the heroes from the zeroes

Bad reporting can take many forms, while good reporting is always the same – detailed, straight-talking and easy to find. To show you what to look out for, we’ve winkled out some of the zeroes and heroes of CSR reporting. Counting carbon For almost all the sectors we rank, we ask whether a brand publishes […]