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Archive for October, 2010

‘Mega-Dairy’ Farms may Change the Face of the British Countryside

‘Mega-Dairy’ Farms may Change the Face of the British Countryside

posted in Body & Soul , EcoChic Uncovers , New ways of thinking

With final preparations being made in Lincolnshire to a planning application for Europe's largest dairy farm, rounding up cows in their thousands, dairy farming in the UK, could be about ...

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EcoChic Magazine partners with the Environmental Justice Foundation

EcoChic Magazine partners with the Environmental Justice Foundation

posted in Campaigns We Love , Eco Design

EcoChic Magazine has discovered yet another kindred spirit  with our new partnership with the amazing charity the Environmental Justice Foundation. About EJF.... EJF is a registered charity established in 2000 to empower ...

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EcoChic Collection launches the Ethical Fashion Collective, Hove UK

EcoChic Collection launches the Ethical Fashion Collective, Hove UK

posted in EcoChic Events/News , Events , Green Events

Last month, La Fourchette Patisserie Hove, hosted our first Ethical Fashion Collective, Hove, UK.    An emerging Community The evening was a great success, with some great discussions and the emergence of a buzzing ethical business community.  Our ...

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NGOs shocked at widespread use of child labour on BT cotton farms Gujarat

NGOs shocked at widespread use of child labour on BT cotton farms Gujarat

posted in Campaigns We Love , EcoChic Uncovers

More than one lakh tribal children below the age of 14, from various districts of Gujarat, have been forced into hard labour in BT cotton fields across the state - ...

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Day to day products made with child labour

Day to day products made with child labour

posted in Campaigns We Love , EcoChic Uncovers

In many countries all over the world, children are being used as cheap workers in commodities that we use every day. The US Department of Labour recently published a list ...

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CSR standards & the supply chain, article 13 unravels

CSR standards & the supply chain, article 13 unravels

posted in CSR , Sustainability

In recent years, high profile governance cases have led to demands for more transparency. More recently still, growing concern about climate change has focused attention on corporate social responsibility and ...

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Forum For the Future – How to make a better world fashionably

Forum For the Future – How to make a better world fashionably

posted in CSR , Fair Trade Matters , Green Living , Sustainability

Forum for the future is a dynamic CSR organisation. Generally industry now recognises that global challenges like climate change, food and energy security and population growth will mean big changes for the ...

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For the love of Ethical Accessories, Esthetica 2010

For the love of Ethical Accessories, Esthetica 2010

posted in Eco Design , Ethical Fashion

London Fashion Week provided great insight into the world of ethical fashion at the Estethica exhibition last month, overflowing with innovative and beautiful talent that could easily outshine the more ...

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Give Fleece a Chance during Wool Week – The Prince’s Campaign for Wool

Give Fleece a Chance during Wool Week – The Prince’s Campaign for Wool

posted in New ways of thinking

The Campaign for Wool was launched by His Royal Highness in Cambridgeshire in January 2010. On a cold winter's day, many of the launch attendees - including representatives from major high-street ...

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Made in Britain

Made in Britain

posted in Campaigns We Love , Sustainability , Sustainable Textiles

A focus at this years Ethical Fashion Source Expo on the October 6th, was the revival of the UK textile industry. Textile manufacture was central to our economy in the1880s, ...

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Ethical fashion generates the Wow factor at Esthetica

Ethical fashion generates the Wow factor at Esthetica

posted in Eco Design , Ethical Fashion

Season after season, ethical brands are gaining more and more visibility, and moving from the fringe scene well into the mainstream of fashion. This is certainly thanks to growing media interest ...

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Little Purple Dot, the freshest UK eco directory

Little Purple Dot, the freshest UK eco directory

posted in Eco Design , Eco Sussex

At the Launch of the Ethical Fashion Network at La Fourchette, I got a chance to speak to Roz and Chris Sutton, Directors of Little Purple Dot, an online directory ...

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People Tree & Swallows in Bangladesh

People Tree & Swallows in Bangladesh

posted in Campaigns We Love , Eco Design , Fair Trade Matters

Fair Trade Fashion aims to empower, to inspire and to create beautiful handmade garments that bring communities and families together. It's real, it's tangible and at it's heart is a story ...

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Today’s Ethical Fashion Source Expo London

Today’s Ethical Fashion Source Expo London

posted in Campaigns We Love , Events , Green Events , Sustainable Textiles

The annual Ethical Fashion Source Expo on today, October 6th 2010, at Central Hall, Westminster, is the world's first and only annual fashion industry trade show dedicated to ethical sourcing. The Source Expo ...

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Reflections from Archbishop Ndungane on the MDG Summit outcomes

Reflections from Archbishop Ndungane on the MDG Summit outcomes

posted in Campaigns We Love , I.D

Few people are better placed to give an opinion on the MDG Summit outcomes from an African perspective than Archbishop Ndungane. Archbishop Ndungani is founder and president of African Monitor, an ...

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The Big Swish London, is on

The Big Swish London, is on

posted in Events , Green Events

The Big Swish, 30 September 2010. Ethical stylist, Lupe Castro is organising a swishing event this Thursday 30 September in conjunction with the Big Wardrobe. Lupe says, the rules of The Big ...

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The misery behind the six euro wedding dress

The misery behind the six euro wedding dress

posted in Campaigns We Love , EcoChic Uncovers , Ethical Weddings , New ways of thinking

As ever our friends at Ethical Weddings.com have highlighted another vital issue that befits within the wedding industry. What price is an ebay bargain? Denise Duffield-Thomas brings us the reality of the six euro ...

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