Transcription of The Ethical Agenda EPISODE 7: XR BOYCOTT FASHION & XR FASHION ACTION

In this moving interview with XR Boycott Fashion and XR Fashion Action, Safia explores the response of the fashion industry to the “diabolical wake up call” of the Climate and Ecological emergency facing us today. Below, you will find the transcription of the podcast. If you would rather listen, the links are below: 🔊 LISTEN /safia-minney-meets-xr-boycott-fashion-xr-fashion-action […]

Human Trafficking : Episode 3 in our series of videos

Human Trafficking Safia Minney writes: There is a poster at one of my favourite Fair Trade projects that always haunted me. Warning villages to beware of human traffickers and to protect their children from them. I couldn’t imagine how in this beautiful village of craft industry children and young women could be vulnerable. But sure […]

Slavery still exists – The International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

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Here we are nearly 70 years later.  December 2, The International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, marking the adoption by the UN General Assembly for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of Others in 1949, yes, 1949! That was after WW2 and before the globalisation of supply chains as […]

Broken Fashion – sustainability and workers’ rights

Millie Mackintosh at Slow Fashion event

With the BBC asking today “Can the ‘broken’ fashion industry become more sustainable?” Safia Minney writes: “Slow fashion has a low-environmental impact and high -social impact. It transforms lives and communities. The current fast fashion model is dysfunctional, being highly exploitative and polluting. We need to use clothing as a tool for change by increasing […]

Austria, DariaDaria and the Clean Clothes Campaign

Safia Minney in Vienna

A guest in Vienna, with DariaDaria and the Clean Clothes Campaign This week Safia visited Vienna, to speak at the beautiful arthouse cinema GartenbauKino in the heart of the Austrian city. ENTUZIASM KinobetriebsGmbH have been organizing events  since 2016, on different environmental issues, from Zero Waste to Minimalism, from Water to the Paris Climate Conference. Safia […]

2018 annual UK TOP100 corporate modern slavery influencers’ index rankings announced

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Safia Minney, MBE, has been recognised as the #9 influencer in the inaugural 2018 Annual UK Top100 Corporate Modern Slavery Influencers’ Index. Index recognises individuals from all business sectors, third sector, media and academia who are influencers in raising awareness to end modern slavery and labour exploitation. The inaugural 2018 Annual UK Top100 Corporate Modern […]

Po-Zu launches The Christmas Sustainable Style Edit

Po-Zu launches The Christmas Sustainable Style Edit

Sustainable Style Edit Could there be a clearer message from our planet, than the climate change of this summer and last few weeks, that we need to live more sustainably? The anti-plastics debate has hotted up too, with supermarkets moving to ban plastics from its fruit & veg aisles, and few fashion debates don’t touch […]