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Fashion bloggers and other socially responsible and fair-trade brands to discuss ways in which the fashion industry can spread fair trade and organic practices to the global supply chain. Join the conversation on Twitter at #WorthWearing!
Submitted by: CSRwire
Posted: Mar 01, 2013 – 02:28 PM EST
SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Mar. 01 /CSRwire/ - INDIGENOUS, a California-based organic and fair trade fashion company, is kicking off the 2013 segment of its “Our World. Our Worth” campaign. This latest segment of the campaign aims to address the entire industry by inviting brands and fashionistas to join in an online ethical discussion.
“This is the age of fair trade and organic and this is the decade when the supply chain will be transformed. Major brands like Eileen Fisher are collaborating with us at INDIGENOUS to do what is right for artisans and workers in the fashion supply chain. However, a lot of brands are still on the sidelines. Now is the time to join the conversation, to stand out and be counted as those who seek fair and just industry practices,” says Matt Reynolds, co-founder and President of INDIGENOUS.
On Tuesday, March 5, 2013, it's your turn to join the discussion! In a Tweetchat hosted by CSRwire, INDIGENOUS and other socially conscious brands, we will discuss the critical aspect of fair trade and organic fashion.
Up for discussion: #WorthWearing
Moderated by CSRwire's Editorial Director Aman Singh, the chat will feature brands, retailers, bloggers and fashionistas.
Date: Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Time: 1:00pm EST
Register now by emailing aman@CSRwire.com your Twitter handle and sending out the following tweet:
I will join @CSRwire @amansinghcsr & @indigenous on 03/05, 1pm ET to discuss #fairtrade in the #fashion industry #WorthWearing
INDIGENOUS is considered a true pioneer in premium eco-sensitive and socially-conscious apparel. INDIGENOUS has provided organic and fair-trade quality clothing since 1994, and has established itself as the first name premium eco fashion, employing over 1,500 highly skilled artisans in knitting groups and cooperatives. The INDIGENOUS collection is available through 700 premium specialty boutiques nationwide. Learn more at www.indigenousdesigns.com or www.facebook.com/indigenousdesigns.
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