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13 Mar
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News Edit 13th March: SHEIN’s Potential IPO, the Life of Clothing Donations, a Sustainable Fashion Documentary

Every week, the Good On You team scours the internet, so you can have easy access to the ethical and sustainable fashion news that matters. Here’s everything you need to know this week.

In the know

Fast fashion giant SHEIN may go public this year

Ultra fast fashion giant SHEIN is in talks to raise $2 billion in funding while it makes a game plan for going public in the second half of this year, reports Crunchbase.

The second life of clothes: uncovering the truth behind your used clothing donations

“Despite our well-intentioned efforts to recycle textiles, the sad reality is that the vast majority of donated clothes end up abroad, shipped to countries like Pakistan and Malaysia to be resold,” explains Nicholas Vincent for OneGreenPlanet.

‘There is lots of talk and no action’: designer Amy Powney’s quest to make sustainability more than just a buzzword

The Guardian covers Fashion Reimagined, a new documentary that follows the journey of Amy Powney—founder of “Good” rated brand Mother of Pearl—on her journey to produce better clothes that positively impact people, the planet, and animals.

The outside view: traceability in fashion on the hot seat

Greater transparency and traceability are essential in addressing the industry’s impacts. For WWD, Kearney’s Brian Ehrig and Nora Kleinewillinghoefer explore why fashion needs to move fast to understand the origin of the materials used.

Catch up on last week’s round up

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