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Mapping the Fashion Industry: Executive Summary

Fashion is a huge, multi-trillion dollar global industry. Its supply chains span continents, employ millions of workers, consume resources and produce goods – both on a massive scale. So great is its reach, fashion has vast potential to do good – for people and for the planet.

Sustainably produced and used fashion should be the key to unlocking this potential. But the sheer volume of the industry is dwarfing current sustainable initiatives. 

Common Objective’s mission is to move sustainability from niche to norm – enabling fashion businesses to put sustainability into practice through better collaboration. 

In this inaugural research, Mapping the Fashion Industry, Common Objective (CO) takes a data-driven approach to map the current landscape of the fashion industr…

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Author
Clare Lissaman

Head of Oxfam Advisory Services at Oxfam and 2 others