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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

Rana Plaza – the Day the Fashion World Changed

By | Fashion, People, The Big Picture | 4 Comments

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

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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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? (Which 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