Tag: labour-conditions

Social pressures in cotton cultivation

Social pressures in cotton cultivation

Cotton is one of the most treasured resources in the world. The partly dramatic impacts of their conventional cultivation for the global markets strain humans as well as environment heavily, without consumers of cotton products getting to know about it. Forced labour in Uzbekistan A recently published […]

Karatschi – 3 years ago.

Karatschi – 3 years ago.

Es jährt sich zum dritten Mal der katastrophale Großbrand in der pakistanischen Textilfabrik ‘Ali Enterprises’ in der Hafenstadt Karatschi im Jahr 2012. In dem Feuer starben damals mehr als 250 Menschen aufgrund mangelnder Sicherheitsmaßnahmen. Auch KiK ließ dort produzieren. Anfang diesen Jahres wurde vor einem deutschen Gericht Klage gegen […]

Documentary – The Toxic Price of Leather

Documentary – The Toxic Price of Leather

Apart from concerns about the treatment of animals in the leather industry, there is another alarming factor to be aware of: the toxicity of tanning leather. The processes in conventional leather tanneries demand a huge amount of toxic chemicals, such as chromium, that can be found […]

VIDEO – The Fair Wear Formula by FWF

VIDEO – The Fair Wear Formula by FWF

To get a clear overview of how the fashion industry still has to improve the labour conditions in the global supply chain with focus on the manufacturing part, we recommend to watch this animated video introducing the ideal labour standards versus current problematic situations and […]