[video] Fashion Industry: Looking for Transparency [Israel]

Author: NTD, Published on: 24 September 2009

Who is sewing our garments and what are the conditions in which they are made? This question was raised recently in Israeli society, when human rights abuses were revealed in Israeli-owned manufacturing site in Jordan...Elaine Cohen, Joint CEO of Beyond Business [said] “We want that the fashion industry in Israel to take responsibility...and to give us the right to choose whether we want to wear clothes that are manufactured at the expense of human rights.”…Sybil Goldfiner chose another approach for her fashion company [Comme il Faut]; prioritizing corporate responsibility in her business guidelines…[H]er contract with the manufacturer comprises of work ethic codes such as fair wages and working conditions

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