In 2009, The Hartman Group's report, titled Sustainablity: the Rise in Consumer Responsibility stated that 88% of consumers engage in what they consider to be sustainable behavior. Are people hearing concerns about water contamination or global warming and choosing to cut back where they...

Yves Saint Laurent is not just committed to designing beautiful luxury goods; they're committed to social responsibility as well. YSL recently announced the launch of its limited edition 'Muse Two Artisanal Recycled' bag, which is available from April, 2011 online at ysl.com in the U.S. and...

Increasingly, though, some women are making a third request of their clothing and accessories: That it also has a sense of social responsibility. Admittedly not everyone cares about what impact their purchases have on the world or on the people who produced them, but the number of people who...

' The fact that there is an Advertising Standards Authority & Social Responsibility Guidelines is worrisome in and of its self. We are taking things way too far as far as I see it. Like in America with child protection. I'm all for child protection, but it's beginning to be bused. Like the...

Their aim is to "deliver products to consumers that are edgy yet socially and environmentally responsible", and have already been featured in Style at Home Magazine and The Coveteur. As well using rose, green, white and yellow gold, they also use sustainable Argentium silver, which is a...

, fast fashion, upscale retailers, labor issues), to its consumption (use, care, disposal) decision making by designers, producers, retailers, and consumers can reflect a dedication to or indifference to social responsibility and sustainability. Through a series of scholarly presentations,...

Where some fast fashion companies work with up to 300 manufacturers, Uniqlo works with approximately 70, according to its latest corporate social responsibility report. According to Takao Kuwahara, chief executive of Uniqlo U.K., the company takes a hands-on approach in order to ensure...

what's next for socially responsible companies? Sometimes it seems like the world is on fire. The politics of the USA, the politics of the world, Ebola, elections, wars, hunger, pain, suffering, sadness, gun violence in the US, the Monsanto monster, drought, floods, homelessness, mental...

When we began our work with A&K, we always thought of travel as responsible travel, which evolved into socially responsible, eco-sensitive and sustainable travel. So my work with our Foundation is a natural extension of my values. Pursuitist: How has your business sense helped you in the...

Though Eileen Fisher has long operated under the dictum of "business as a movement" – a phrase coined by Eileen herself – it has been hesitant to shine a spotlight on its social responsibility efforts. "Subtle is who we are," explained Candice Reffe, a member of the Core Concept Team at a...

 

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