There’s no denying that the fashion industry has been a major contributor to climate change and biodiversity loss—which means the industry’s sustainability efforts are critical to our planet’s health. In this edition, The Next Normal explores the coming decade in sustainable fashion.

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Survey

Survey: Consumer sentiment on sustainability in fashion

– Engagement in sustainability has deepened during the COVID-19 crisis, with European consumers wanting fashion players to act responsibly... and consider the social and environmental impacts of their businesses.
Report

Time for change: How to use the crisis to make fashion sourcing more agile and sustainable

– COVID-19 has sent shockwaves through the fashion industry’s global sourcing and production operations. A survey of sourcing executives... reveals their immediate response to the crisis and details strategies to reshape sourcing for a demand-driven, sustainable future.
Podcast

Uncovering the state of fashion

– With the global economy cooling and concerns about sustainability rising, the mood among fashion-industry executives is far from... exuberant.
Report

Fashion’s new must-have: Sustainable sourcing at scale

– Sustainable sourcing is fast becoming a top priority for fashion companies. A survey of sourcing executives reveals ambitious... targets—and highlights the transformation needed.
Blog Post

Refashioning clothing’s environmental impact

– Today’s clothing industry leaves behind a heavy environmental footprint. Circular design can lighten it.
Article

The influence of ‘woke’ consumers on fashion

– Shoppers, particularly younger ones, have social and environmental issues on their minds. Here’s what the fashion industry... should know about the trend.
Article

The end of ownership for fashion products?

– Business models capitalizing on preowned, refurbished, or rented products have hit the fashion market. The industry needs to pay... attention as these models continue to evolve.
Article

What radical transparency could mean for the fashion industry

– Consumers’ trust in brands has been eroding. This has implications across the value chain.

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