A Statement Lost In Fashion

Clothing brands make claims of being eco-friendly, but is it a trend of greening or greenwashing?

Published 2 months ago on Feb 01, 2023 7 minutes Read

At a time when sustainability has graduated from being a buzzword—even a fashion statement for many—to becoming a serious concern for the planet, the fashion industry is guilty of many sins. It produces 10% of the total global CO2 emissions, or four to five billion tonnes annually, guzzles down 215 trillion litres of water, accounts for 20% of annual wastewater—the list is long and is set to get longer.