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Better BuyingTM a Focus at 2018 Hong Kong Fashion Summit

Better Buying<sup><span style=”font-size:10px;”>TM</sup> attended the 25th Hong Kong Fashion Week for Spring/Summer (July 2018) to share the initiative’s latest developments and transparent yet performance evaluations. READ NEWS STORY

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Better BuyingTMAnnounces Ambassadors to Support Supplier Ratings of Critical Purchasing Practices

Better Buying<sup><span style=”font-size:10px;”>TM</sup> Ambassadors work with suppliers, industry associations, and environmental sustainability goals. FULL STORY

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New Platform Seeks To Improve the Relationship Between Buyers and Suppliers

We aren’t the first ones to purchase the clothes we wear. Before they reach store shelves, these items are bought by brand most of those suppliers are located in developing countries. Millions of people in developing nations are dependent on international buyers to make a living, as a 2006 report on purchasing practices points out. Many companies have […]

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Just Style Interview with Dr. Marsha Dickson: Can Supplier Ratings Reform Apparel Purchasing Practices?

Just-Style Can supplier ratings reform apparel purchasing practices? A new initiative has been launched to try to improve the purchasing practices of apparel retailers and shared publicly. The idea is that sharing this information and increased use of temporary labour. While Better Buying<sup><span style=”font-size:10px;”>TM</sup> is still in its feasibility stage, testing of the data input […]

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White Paper Prepared for Better Buying’s Geneva Workshop

A White Paper was prepared for Better Buying’s Geneva Workshop as part of the feasibility study leading up to the roll out of the initiative. The workshop was attended by representatives of buyers, suppliers, multi-stakeholder initiatives, trade unions, international agencies and other civil society representatives. READ THE WHITE PAPER

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New Better BuyingTM Initiative Aims to Eliminate the Barriers to Code of Conduct Compliance Caused by Purchasing Practices

New Better Buying<sup><span style=”font-size:10px;”>TM</sup> Initiative Aims to Eliminate the Barriers to Code of Conduct Compliance Caused by Purchasing Practices Geneva, Switzerland scored to identify publicly those buying companies with the best purchasing practices. Still in its feasibility stage, Better Buying<sup><span style=”font-size:10px;”>TM</sup> is expected to become fully operational in 2017. “The purchasing practices of brand retailers […]