We all know it's impossible to reverse the damages done to Mother Earth, but there's always room for improvement. That's why an increasing amount of manufacturers and retailers are stepping up to fight global warming and climate change. Stats show an increase in the amount of companies taking interest in learning how to conserve energy, finding ethical sourcing partners, and educating consumers about the benefits of sustainable methods. We're ecstatic to see big companies, such as Target with it's Loomstate line, step up to the challenge.
To read about what some retailers and designers are doing to lessen their carbon footprint,
- In this month's Vogue, Cameron Diaz is featured wearing an outfit by eco-conscious British brand, Bamford.
- Gap is increasing its efforts in finding eco-sensitive products and ethical sourcing.
- LVMH plans on consuming less energy, carbon audits, and water across all of its manufacturing plants and boutiques.
- H&M plans to increase its organic cotton products stable by 50 percent this year.
- Patagonia's business is based on sustainability and builds timeless, classic designs that last.
- NY-based jewelry designer Lisa Linhardt sells environmentally sensitive jewelry, notably engagement rings with ethical diamonds mined in Canada.