Agent for Change
Agent for Change provides wholesale sales and marketing services to designers who use organic and sustainable materials, and who ensure their garments and accessories are produced in factories that employ fair working conditions.
Anti-Apathy (AA) promotes and supports people who take creative approaches to social and environmental issues.
Anti-Apathy teamed up with the Ethical Fashion Forum and Futerra to create the RE: Fashion Awards- the world’s first ever awards to celebrate improving social and environmental standards in the fashion industry.
Business Fights Poverty
Business Fights Poverty is the international, free-to-join professional network for those passionate about fighting poverty through good business. The network connects practitioners and experts around the world to form a global community of pioneers pushing the boundaries of how business can fight poverty.
Centre for Sustainable Fashion
The Centre for Sustainable Fashion (CSF) has been developed by the London College of Fashion to be an internationally recognised and globally connected catalyst for change, fully integrated with industry to create better lives through a sustainable fashion economy.
Class is a global network of expertly staffed showrooms ready to help build new opportunities, markets, drive sales and communicate your message in an integrated and focused way. CLASS supports and promotes environmentally better products for fashion, home and design through a comprehensive range of eco-materials, yarns, processes finished products and services.
With a flare for fashion and a passion for people and planet, EcoChic sources and produces elegant eco, fair trade and ethical products bringing you a fresh approach to ethical shopping with each product holding a story which we tell for you.
EcoChic Foundation also raises vital funds for good causes and we run our Trees For good programme too as well as bringing you their latest on eco, ethical and fair trade issues within our EcoChic magazine.
The Eco-Design Fair was set up in 2004 in order to promote and sell sustainable design products to the public. Events occur twice annually in London.
Products for sale include certified organic clothing, vegetable-tanned leather shoes, vintage fabric clothes and home accessories, bags, cushions, jewellery, ceramics, lighting, furniture, recycled stationery, alternative technology, fair trade goods, books, magazines, wooden toys and kits, greeting cards and information on developing a more sustainable lifestyle.
Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF)
EJF is a registered charity established in 2000 to empower people who suffer most from environmental abuses to find peaceful ways of preventing them.
One of EJF’s core campaigns is around cotton. EJF is committed to eradicating child labour and the deadliest pesticides from cotton production and promoting organic alternatives.
The organisation has taken great strides to raise awareness about Uzbekistan cotton and its impact on the people of Uzbekistan and the Aral sea.
February 2008 was the fourth season of estethica, London Fashion Weeks sustainable fashion initiative.
Estethica is a testament to directional tailoring and sustainable design with a consideration for production, material, disposal and human resources.
Pure London is the UK’s leading fashion trade event, bringing together an eclectic mix of contemporary, directional and premium womenswear, footwear and accessory brands every February and August.
The Fairtrade Foundation is the independent non-profit organisation that licenses use of the FAIRTRADE Mark on products in the UK in accordance with internationally agreed Fairtrade standards.
The Foundation is the UK member of Fairtrade Labelling Organisations International (FLO), which unites 21 labelling initiatives across Europe, Japan, North America, Mexico and Australia/New Zealand as well as networks of producer organisations from Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean.
In 2007 fairtrade certification for cotton was launched by the Fairtrade Foundation.
Fashion Enter is an industry based specialist that offers support and advice for today’s talented designers and manufacturers. Available is full guidance and networking opportunities combined with an online presence and two retail boutiques.
Fashion Enter was established to continue the work of a five year initiative that was funded by the LDA – The London Fashion Forum expired in March 2006.
Fashion Enter has various commercial opportunities for designers and manufacturers to engage with that actively promotes their business.
Fashion Enter is an industry based specialist that offers real support and advice for today’s talented designers and manufacturers. Its full guidance and networking opportunities combined with an online presence and two retail boutiques make Fashion Enter a unique company.
Fashion Enter has various commercial opportunities for designers and manufacturers to engage with that actively promotes their business. These initiatives include Fashion Capital, a major business tool for all connected to the fashion industry, access for designers to retail and online boutiques, the Workshop, Speed-step and Profile, a catwalk show which is sponsored by Hobbs, Whistles, Debenhams and Topshop to showcase new and emerging designers of ladieswear, menswear and accessories.
FashionUnited is the independent International B2B fashion platform. Globally active, the platform reaches more than 1.3 million industry professionals per month. Visitors can browse their local website, in their native language, which offers: the latest fashion news, articles archive, display advertising, trade statistics, career center, events calendar, eMarket and the FashionUnited Network on which fashion professionals can connect, discuss and share ideas. FashionUnited!
FashionUnited, since november 1998
Fashioning an Ethical Industry
Fashioning an Ethical Industry is a Labour Behind the Label project that works with students and tutors on fashion related courses to give a global overview of the garment industry, raise awareness of current company practices and of initiatives to improve conditions, and inspires students – as the next generation of industry players – to raise standards for workers in the fashion industry of the future.
Foundation is the agent for a number of pioneering brands selling to key accounts across the UK.
Foundation also works as a consultancy to ethical and sustainable companies and organisations on brand development, business develpoment and ethical and environmental policy.
Futerra is the sustainability communications agency; from green to ethical, climate change to corporate responsibility. Founded in 2002, Futerra’s goal is to make sustainable development so desirable … it becomes normal.
Futerra teamed up with the Ethical Fashion Forum and Anti-Apathy to create the RE: Fashion Awards- the world’s first ever awards to celebrate improving social and environmental standards in the fashion industry.
Greenmystyle.com is a daily eco glossy magazine devoted to the most stylish ethical fashion, beauty and home style. Whether it’s for Daily eBay (our network of stylists, editors, designers, vintage queens and famous friends sift the dross for the treasure), a Fashion Week Trends Report, beauty reviews or Top 10 Guides, the Greenmystyle team has makes it its mission to hunt down the very best items and the smartest advice. We want to make living stylishly and green not just possible but easy, and plan to have a wind-powered blast doing it.
La Luminata is a blog offering Fashion Styling Services, Art Direction, Interior and Retail Design.
La Mode Ethique
LaModeEthique – ‘Your guide to the world of Ethical Fashion’ is a showcase of clothing designers who meet the criteria of proactive ethical standards (sweatshop free, fairtrade, organic, recycled, and sustainable production)
MADE-BY- Holland & UK
MADE-BY is a European not-for profit organisation with a mission to improve environmental and social conditions in the fashion industry. To achieve this, the organisation works with fashion brands of varying sizes and scope, and helps them improve conditions across their entire supply chain. MADE-BY then helps to communicate the brand’s progress towards sustainability in a way that is easily understood by the consumer, the media and the industry.
MADE-BY’s vision is to make sustainable fashion common practice.
Pesticide Action Network (PAN) UK
PAN UK is an independent, non-profit organisation. PAN UK works nationally and internationally with like-minded groups and individuals concerned with health and the environment.
PAN UK believes it is possible to eliminate the use of hazardous pesticides, to reduce dependence on pesticides and to increase the sustainable alternatives to chemical pest control in agriculture, urban areas, public health and homes and gardens.
Wear Organic is a project from Pesticide Action Network UK aiming to reduce the problems from pesticides used in cotton, particularly by promoting organic and fair alternatives.
RECOGNISE is a socially aware magazine for men and women that aims to inform and inspire ethical lifestyle choices. RECOGNISE taps into the demographic of people who are interested in consuming with a conscience; they still want to live a modern lifestyle but without compromising the environment.
As a guide to ethical living, RECOGNISE’s content is defined by a commitment to companies, individuals and brands all dedicated to environmental stewardship, charitable causes and social responsibility. Covering fashion, travel, gadgets, food, beauty and fast cars, the160 glossy page publication for both men and women looks across the globe for the inspiring people, products and places worth talking about.
StyleWillSaveUs is an independent digital style magazine magazine (no paper here, we’re saving trees!) that loves all things super-stylish, organic, ethical, fairtrade, eco-friendly, vintage, recycled and sustainable.