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Could due diligence legislation end the fashion industry’s ‘pervasive lack of transparency’?

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The Fashion Transparency Index 2023 found that 99% of the 250 largest fashion brands did not disclose whether their workers received a living wage last year (Photo: IrynaKhabliuk/Envato)

The global fast-fashion industry is detrimental to both the planet and people. Experts say voluntary initiatives have been ‘ineffective’ and legislation is the only way to ensure accountability

The global fashion industry and its extensive supply chains account for 10 per cent of global emissions, the UN Climate Change Committee ...

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