It has been eight years since the Rana Plaza collapse in Bangladesh and the Fashion Revolution was born. However, the ethical issues of the garment industry are as prevalent as ever, and yet to be solved. The garment industry is the most labour-intensive and one of the lowest-paid industries in the world, and that makes it extremely vulnerable to global emergencies such as the current COVID-19 crisis.
Why have we chosen Pure Waste as our lazywear partner? How does Pure Waste guarantee manufacturing ethics? Read the full Speak Of The Frog article to learn all the Pure Facts and find out how Pure Waste takes both ethical and environmental aspects into consideration.
What are Népra’s reasons to produce activewear in Europe? How do we guarantee manufacturing ethics? Read the full Speak Of The Frog article to find out what the ladies behind manufacturing your Népras answered to our questions.
Is it possible to find poverty caused by the garment industry inside Europe where we ought to know the legislation and working conditions are safe and fair? We wanted to find out and created an uncomplicated article to inform you about the latest status of the garment industry in Eastern Europe and Turkey. Read more on Speak Of The Frog!
What is living wage and what does it have to do with poverty? What do international agreements say about human rights? We created a short overview of the issues around living wage in the textile industry. Read our article on Speak Of The Frog and find all the additional sources to gain even more knowledge.
Take a moment please, and reflect your life and what work means to you. Luckily, most of us, reading this blog article, don't need to worry about safety in the workplace or if there is enough money for food after bills. Yet, this is the reality for millions of people in the world. This is also the reason, why we at Népra want to write about the ethical issues in the garment industry. Read more on Speak Of The Frog.
Have you ever wondered whether it makes a difference to buy eco and fair or not? Due to the climate crisis and global heating, more and more people are thinking about their consumption habits. This Speak Of The Frog blog article is an introduction on ethics in the garment industry and more about it is following up this autumn.