Daily Star Net – August 2017PUM comes to the rescue of SMEs


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PUM comes to the rescue of SMEs http://www.thedailystar.net/business/pum-comes-the-rescue-smes-1448737 John Hummel, right, representative of PUM in Bangladesh, and Geert van Asbeck, its immediate past representative, pose for photographs during an interview at The Daily Star Centre in Dhaka recently. Star Sajjadur Rahman Are you an entrepreneur and making small progress? Do you feel there is much […]

OW – Our World Platform Summer 2017


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Our World is a platform that brings innovation, sustainability and entrepreneurship in the fashion industry together. With a focus on the Dutch market, on this page you find stories, initiatives and information we bring to you in English. For their expertviews Nanette Hoogervorst and I spoke about my vision on a sunny day in Amsterdam, 2017 […]

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 […]

Project CECE writes about “An Ode to Ethical Fashion”


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Roosmarie Ruigrok is een van de grootste duurzame mode veteranen in Nederland. Ze startte haar bedrijf Promax Corporate Fashion nadat ze erachter kwam hoe vreselijk arbeiders werden behandeld in de kledingindustrie. Na de verkoop van haar bedrijf in 2001 besloot iets te gaan doen om in de industrie verandering aan te brengen. Ze begon met werken bij Amnesty International, gevolgd […]

Soulstories – Why the Primark isn’t any better then H&M


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Interview by Talita Kolloe, december 2016 Op 1 december opende de grootste Primark van Nederland de deuren in Amsterdam. Ook Utrecht kan er een verwachten. De Primark-discussie riep in onze directe kring een hoop vragen op. Wat maakt een Primark slechter dan de H&M of Zara? Hoe weet ik wat écht duurzaam is? En: hoe […]

Dutch Sustainable Fashion Week 2016 | RTL Live


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In October 2016 Roosmarie Ruigrok was asked by the Dutch Sustainable Fashion Weekhttp://dutchsustainablefashionweek.nl/ and RTL live to talk about fashion and the trends in sustainability. In this program we made an overvieuw of the Catwalk show and new materials. Roosmarie was also talking about her trip to Dhaka, Bangladesh initiated by the Dutch Embassy in […]

Meta in Italy


Fashion is a material thing

 Read here the article in :   Meta In Italië Mare di Moda 2015 _ Metainitaly

Green This Season


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The most stylish conscious fashion by the best conscious fashion designers. Check out the Summer edition of Green This Season online magazine. In this edition an interview with Anne-Christin Bansleben, the woman behind the high-end environmentally friendly label Deepmello. Also an interview with Dutch, sustainable fashion guru Roosmarie Ruigrok, the woman behind Clean&Unique That and much more in the July2014 […]