Fashion Revolution 2017| RTL Live


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Op 24/4/2017 is het precies vier jaar geleden dat in Bangladesh een kledingfabriek instortte. Meer dan duizend mensen kwamen om en honderden arbeiders raakten gewond. De vreselijke beelden gingen de wereld over. Om hier bij stil te staan is 24 april uitgeroepen tot Fashion Revolution Day. Vandaag schuiven Matthijs Kettelerij van Stichting Urgenda en expert […]

An Ode to Ethical Fashion – Guest blog by Lee Rammelt


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An Ode to Ethical Fashion: 10 years of Clean & Unique By Lee Rammelt  Friday night, March 17th 2017, a crowd of conscious and curious minds met at Pakhuis de Zwijger. The occasion: celebrate a decade of Clean & Unique, the platform and partner for a sustainable future in the fashion and textiles industry. Host […]

Women’s Day 2017 – My Mission to Dhaka


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Better business(-conditions) in Bangladesh Report by PUM communications 8th March 2017 Roosmarie Ruigrok adviced and coached eight SMEs in Bangladesh, producing textiles locally in the slums. Aside from sharing her expertise and knowledge in textile-production and related subjects such as marketing she also talked with entrepreneurs and employees alike about CSR-issues. This is her story.  […]

Fashion, it’s a material thing!


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As fashion is a material thing, sustainability is mainly driven on alternative materials. Of course we know better as the supply chain has many difficulties. From raw materials to final product it’s a way to go and today the supply chain doesn’t end by only selling your product but it is not as easy as […]

“CSR Sector Risk Analysis”


Past week ( November 2014) the Dutch government published the KPMG “CSR Sector Risk Analysis”.   It is an attempt to bring a global map out the extent to which the Dutch business through their production has to do with the risks in the area of human rights, labor, environment, corruption and taxes. There are […]

Clean&Unique and CSR


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People, Planet, Profit the 3P’s are very important for Clean&Unique.   If You Want To Change The World, Change Yourself.   I would like to be an example how easy it is to do! This is what Clean&Unique does!   The energy we use comes by Greenchoice  www.greenchoice.nl The  mobile phone is a Fairphone www.fairphone.com Our cleaning products, when we use! […]

Lease or Keep & Fashion


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Leasing of hotel linen and workwear is known for years . Why not for your own wardrobe? Is it a possibility for the consumer to lease an item of a, so carefully chosen fashion item by themselves? Since 2013 you  can and you can find out. Dutch Spirit launched “Lease a Suit” and Mudjeans launched the […]

Healthy Seas & Fashion


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From the moment I read about the “Plastic Soup” in 2007, it came to me as the true realization that everything in this world is interconnected. Solutions about “Plastic Soup” is not easy. “Clean-Up” on beaches, processes providing no micro plastics in beauty products are little steps. But this is not enough. The seas are full of our junk. […]

Women & Banking


My steps to the Dutch VN women’s representative, October 2013   I experienced romantic years during the Fashion Academy in Amsterdam, but soon they were brutally interrupted by my buying trips in fashion to the Far East. On my first trip my upbringing education for equal rights for men and women was addressed. This was the main reason […]