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How Ethical is Nike?

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Though it seems in this day and age every man and his dog own a pair of Nikes, not so long ago the Nike image was synonymous with sweatshops and unethical manufacturing. So how does this brand rate today when it comes to its treatment of people, planet and animals? Read More

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Rana Plaza – the Day the Fashion World Changed

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When an eight-story building collapsed in Dhaka three years ago, killing 1138 garment workers, we all felt uncomfortable. All of a sudden the clothes we had on took a different form. The soft fabric against our skin became heavy, itchy; suffocating. Because while we watched limp, sooty figures being carried from the rubble, we realised that there were faces, families and stories woven into what we wear. All of a sudden we were asking, who made my clothes? Read More

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Tips for the Easter Bunny: A Guide to Ethical Easter Eggs

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A trip down the now colourful foil-filled aisles of the supermarket is all we need to remind ourselves that Easter is now upon us. But with all these delicious offerings at our fingertips, how can we pick the eggs and hot-cross buns that will satisfy our taste buds and our values, without the hassle? We’ve brought together the advice from a handful of good eggs – you’ll be pleased to know there’s many options for a ‘better choice’ Easter at your local store.

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Zara vs Uniqlo – Who is Reducing Their Impact on the Planet?

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Here’s the scenario – Kendall Jenner just stepped out in the most fabulous burgundy waistcoat and you MUST get yourself one stat! A quick browse online and you find that Zara and Uniqlo both have something similar.

Now you pride yourself on owning a KeepCup, recycling your scrap paper and participating in Meat-Free Mondays to help reduce your carbon footprint. But have you thought about the environmental impact that burgundy waistcoat had before it made it to onto that shiny rack?

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Nike vs Adidas – Who’s More Ethical?

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So, your beloved trainers have reached the point of no return. Or maybe you just need an extra pair of runners for the exercise regime you will definitely stick to – juuuust as soon as you have the perfect footwear? While you’re running around trying to decide whether to buy those Adidas all-white Stan Smiths or the blackout Nike Free Runs, we crunched the ethics to find out which company treats their workers well. So, who’s more ethical, Nike or Adidas? Read More