We now purchase 80 billion pieces of new clothing every year, marking a 400% rise over the amount we bought just two decades ago. It has lead fashion to now be an almost three trillion dollar annual industry, but what has not been discussed is the huge after effects these supply chains are having on the world’s poorest workers and on our earth itself.
A powerful 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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