Editor's Note: This article is by Leila Yim Surratt the Director of Strategy and Engagement at P4G. P4G is a global initiative that accelerates pioneering market-based partnerships to unlock investment opportunities that can advance progress on the Sustainable Development Goals. Progress

‘Fast fashion’ clothing retailers like Zara, Forever 21 and H&M make cheap and fashionable clothing, but the cost comes at a high price.  The term ‘fast fashion’ has become more prominent in conversations surrounding fashion, sustainability and environmental consciousness. The term refers

The Clothing Bank is a business initiative founded by Tracey Gilmore and Tracey Chambers. The aim of the entreprise is to reduce poverty in South Africa by providing unemployed women with the knowledge and tools necessary to create small businesses

Interested in fashion from a young age, I would save my babysitting money to buy a chic pair of shoes and Gloria Vanderbilt velvet jeans. In all honesty, I did not think twice about where the garments came from, fair

We’re in the middle of severe climate challenges and the fashion industry has for many years nourished a buy-and-throw-away-culture, that doesn’t sustain our resources being used efficiently enough. Call it circular economy, call it closed loop, call it cradle-to-cradle—but no

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