The Fair Wear Foundation and ILO Better Work, a flagship program of the UN’s International Labour Organisation, will collaborate to help garment companies ultimately enhance their ability to improve labour conditions.
The vast majority of UK retail workers under the age of 34 are struggling to pay their day-to-day bills as an increase in zero hour contracts is undermining their ability to budget, plan and save money.
Chinese online and mobile payment platform Alipay launched in Hong Kong its first app to handle transactions not denominated in the yuan currency, moving closer to its goal of wider currency payment options.
Corporations are cheering a U.S. Supreme Court decision limiting where they can be sued for patent infringement, despite loopholes in the ruling where lawsuits will continue to be filed in certain jurisdictions.
Worldwide apparel and footwear consumption is projected to rise by 63%, to 102 million tons in 2030, increasing the need for fashion industry to address its environmental and social footprint, says a recent report.