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5. SPOTLIGHT ISSUES: APPROACH Each year, we explore a few key issues in deeper detail. Our team has chosen 4 out of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals that are particularly relevant and urgent for the global fashion industry to achieve by 2030 as this year’s Spotlight Issues. These are:

SDG 5: Gender Equality How major brands are tackling gender-based discrimination and violence in supply chains. How brands are supporting equal pay, gender equality and female empowerment in the company and in the supply chain.

SDG 8: Decent Work & Economic Growth How major brands are ensuring that supply chain workers are able to unionise and collectively bargain for their rights. How brands are supporting the payment of living wages to workers in the supply chain, and how its purchasing practices are enabling good working conditions and the payment of living wages to workers in the supply chain.

SDG 12: Responsible Production & Consumption What major brands are doing to increase their use of sustainable materials and decrease the use of virgin plastics used to produce synthetic fibres such as polyester and acrylic. What major brands are doing to tackle textile and clothing waste and the investments they are making towards moving to a circular business model.

SDG 13: Climate Action How much data major brands publish about their carbon emissions, use of renewable energy and water footprint. Whether brands are linking environmental impacts to the business bottom line.

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Fashion Transparency Index 2019  

A review of 200 of the biggest global fashion brands and retailers ranked according to how much they disclose about their social and environ...

Fashion Transparency Index 2019  

A review of 200 of the biggest global fashion brands and retailers ranked according to how much they disclose about their social and environ...