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Copenhagen Fashion Summit: STTI calls for responsible purchasing practices and global standardization on due diligence

  STTI spokesperson and Vice President BGMEA Miran Ali called for a globally standardized approach to due diligence at the prestigious Global Fashion Summit last week. Mr Ali was speaking at a panel focusing on the upcoming due diligence legislation, led by OECD due diligence head Tyler Gillard, alongside Maxine Bedat, founder and director of […]

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We’re Hiring!

Better Buying Institute is seeking a temporary Survey Researcher who will use their research skills to help carry out key aspects of our work. Under the management of Better Buying’s Vice President of Research, the Survey Researcher will contribute to the publication of our annual Index report, the preparation and launch of the second annual […]

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Copenhagen: shaping fashion’s “new era”

Post-Covid survival and climate change for the global fashion industry hang on its willingness to abandon the colonial mindset and welcome suppliers to the decision table as equals  For the first time since the Covid-19 Pandemic, global fashion brands will gather this week in Copenhagen’s Royal Opera House, in the city’s exclusive harbor district, for […]

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Guest Blog: The need for robust FIRST MILE thinking

A guest blog from Stephen E. Lamar, AAFA President and CEO We’ve long been discussing the pivot of our industry from a last mile focus to FIRST MILE thinking. With the last mile, we had been concentrating on how to get goods to the customer – to cover that last mile to service folks who […]

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Living Wages: Time for an Annual Health Check? 

We’ve been talking about living wages for workers in the apparel industry for many years– what needs to be done to make progress on paying them?  I went to the doctor last week for my annual checkup. He took my blood pressure, listened to my heart and lungs, and asked about my diet, exercise habits […]

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VIDEO: Suppliers on the benefits of rating their customers’ purchasing practices

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VIDEO: What is Better BuyingTM?

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BBPPI 2022 Ratings Cycle Open for Ratings April 1st-May 31st

“Responsible purchasing practices are becoming a top priority for Better Buying’s subscribers, rather than a ‘nice to have’ when times are good.” BBPPI 2021 2022 BBPPI Ratings Cycle Open April 1st-May 31st Brands and Retailers: Invite Suppliers to Rate their Purchasing Practices Suppliers: Register to Rate SUPPLIER REGISTRATION LINK We are pleased to announce that […]

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VIDEO: Tutorial for suppliers and manufacturers – how to submit a rating to Better BuyingTM

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STTI’s First In-Person Meeting Brings Commercial Compliance One Step Closer

The Sustainable Terms of Trade Initiative (STTI) holds its first bi-annual in-person meeting on Monday March 14th in Istanbul, Turkey and announces new spokespersons The event was hosted by IHKIB, one of the now 15 associations participating in STTI, and planned to coincide with the IAF-IHKIB seminar “Greening the Apparel Industry”, as well as the […]