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COP27: Humanity has a choice

What is COP? COP stands for ‘Conference of the Parties’ which is a phrase in international relations meaning a committee created after a treaty is signed. The committee is tasked with making decisions about how the treaty is implemented. COP is most associated with the signing of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change …

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Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG) Policies

ESG are a set of standards for a company’s behaviour used by socially conscious investors to screen potential investments. -Investopedia What are Environmental, Social, and Governance policies? ESG policies consider how a company interacts with the environment, including corporate policies meant to address issues such as climate change. The social aspect of the policy examines …

Retail chains to make adjustments to their green claims to avoid being associated with Greenwashing.

H&M and Decathlon have been accused of greenwashing. This follows a two-year investigation by the Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM). ACM has fined both retail chains significant amounts of money. The money will go towards sustainability causes within the fashion sector. Introduction Sporting goods retail chain Decathlon and clothing retail chain H&M have …

How to set sustainable fashion goals in 2022.

Sustainable fashion goals in 2022 might seem unachievable due to the industry’s inability to set the standard and stick with it. Below are some of the sustainable fashion trends to look out for this year. Introduction The fashion industry has been championing sustainability for over a decade with very little success due to issues such …