Consumers purchase 80 billion pieces of new clothing every year, marking a 400% rise over the amount we bought just two decades ago, according to Andrew Morgan. It has led the fashion industry to a nearly three trillion dollar business, but what is not being talked about is the negative effects supply chains have on the world’s poorest workers and on the planet.
An insightful video on the human and environmental costs of fast fashion. Imran Amed, Founder, CEO and Editor-in-Chief of BoF, leads a panel discussion with Livia Firth, Lucy Siegle, and the maker of the film, The True Cost, Andrew Morgan, regarding this global conversation.
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