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Fashion’s Largest Clothing Brands Commit to “Fashion Loved by Forest” Campaign

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Two of the world’s largest clothing brands and retail leaders, H&M and Inditex-Zara parent company, have recently committed to eliminate endangered forests from all of their rayon and viscose clothing in the “Fashion Loved by Forest” campaign. In partnership with environmental organization Canopy and backed by sustainability brand Loomstate, the companies, the companies have made this huge move in order ... Read More »

Civic Shopping Provides Non-Profits and Other Organizations with New Opportunities

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Cause-commerce ecosystem, Civic Shopping, recently launched the first phase, “call for non- profits” of their new program in the Greater Pittsburgh area for consumers to sign up with no cost. The goal of civicshopping.com is to turn normal consumer purchases into easy donations to charity and fundraising activities. They combine both offline and online consumer purchases to help fund non-profit ... Read More »

Will Recycling Children’s Clothing be a New Approach to Embracing Sustainability?

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There is no hotter topic these days than sustainability and the going green movement, especially in the retail industry. Children’s clothing brand, WearHop is making moves to provide sustainable fashion for kids at discounted prices. WearHop is essentially renting the clothing for the season- a new approach to recycling. The site sells new or “like-new” clothing at a 40 to ... Read More »

Plan G Enhances Philanthropy-Focused Online Shopping Mall with the Acquisition of SocialVest

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PlanG Holdings Inc., a company that increases brand loyalty by giving customers the chance to create social impact, announced their acquisition of the socially-focused shopping platform, SocialVest, based in Atlanta, Ga. Marti Beller, co-founder and CEO of PlanG says the company helps businesses embed philanthropy into everyday life and shopping is a key way to accomplish this. “We’re thrilled to ... Read More »