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14 Aug
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News Edit 14th August: The SHEIN and Temu War, New EU Laws, and Reflecting on the Sustainable Development Goals

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

SHEIN Sued Temu. Temu Sued SHEIN. The War Over Fast Fashion Is Heating Up.

A few weeks ago e-commerce platform Temu filed an antitrust lawsuit in federal court against its rival, fast fashion behemoth SHEIN. For the MIT Technology Review, Zeyi Yangarchive dives into the “escalating legal battle” between the two brands.

The End of the Road for Fast Fashion? The EU Hopes So

It’s estimated that the fashion industry is one of the world’s greatest polluters, but new EU policies might be able to change this. But is it a real possibility? That’s what Euronews is trying to figure out.

Fashion’s Mid-Term Report: Are We Reaching Our Sustainability Goals?

Eight years after the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted by the United Nations Member States, it’s time to assess the progress that’s been achieved and the progress that still needs to be achieved. “It’s a crucial period to strengthen partnerships, expand successful initiatives, and devise new strategies that will bring communities all over the world closer to the SDGs by 2030,” says Vogue.

Why I (a Fashion-Lover) Am Giving Up Fashion—For Now

“After reading The World Is on Fire and We’re Still Buying Shoes, written by former Highsnobiety editor Alec Leach, I was forced to take a long hard look at my sustainable fashion habits (or the lack thereof),” says Cassandra Pintro.

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