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05 Jun
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News Edit 5th June: A Petition Wants to Ban SHEIN From France, Boohoo Bosses Receive a Big Bonus, and a Science Based Targets Pilot Project

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

Au Revoir, SHEIN! Petition to Ban the Brand in France Has Over 100K Signatures

“In late April, a petition to ban the retailer in France began circulating online—and now, it boasts over 100,000 signatures. Launched by an anonymous individual (or individuals), the petition cites SHEIN’s unsustainable business model and track record of exploiting its factory workers as reasons the brand should be banned,” reports High Snobiety.

Boohoo Reportedly Demanding 10 Percent Discount From Suppliers

A few weeks ago, Fashion United revealed fast fashion group Boohoo was believed to “be demanding a 10% discount from its suppliers in a bid to reduce its supply chain costs”. The group has been reporting millions of pounds of losses, but apparently, it did not prevent them from handing its chief executive a bonus of £650,000. The irony.

Big Food and Fashion Companies Are Setting Science-Based Nature Targets for the First Time

Seventeen companies, including H&M and LVMH, have signed up for a pilot project led by the Science-Based Target Network, a global coalition of environmental NGOs and mission-driven organisations, to set the first-ever science-based nature targets (SBNTs), says Quartz.

Target Faces Criticism From Artists Involved With Pride Month Products Over Response to Boycott: ‘Quick to Fold’

“The decision to remove Pride products marked a retreat from the company’s longstanding support of the LGBTQ community that could further embolden extremists and imperil vulnerable people,” reports ABC News.

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Tripulse Next-Gen More Sustainable Sports Bra Is Live On Kickstarter

“Good” Swedish brand Tripulse is launching an “out of the ordinary” sports bra made in the EU from high-performing eucalyptus fibres. With its smart design and highly comfortable material, this bra is good for your body and the planet. Get your pair on Kickstarter today and help Tripulse bring this product to life.

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