Ethical Consumer Guide

The Australian Ethical Consumer Report is out now. Be Slavery Free, Baptist World Aid and McCrindle Research partnered to produce this report that shares insights into what everyday Aussies know about ethical fashion and modern slavery. It uncovers what motivates Australians when making purchasing decisions, and measures their position on the journey towards becoming an…

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What Has Changed?

It is now 10 years since the Rana Plaza disaster. On 24th April 2013 over 1,000 garment workers were killed and thousands more were injured when the building they were working in collapsed. Labels of well known brands surfaced in the rubble of the building. A few months later Baptist World Aid released its first…

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Use New Guide to Make Change

Speak Out is the message in the recently launched 2022 Baptist World Aid (BWA) Ethical Fashion Report. The report’s authors are demanding fashion brands ‘escalate action to address modern slavery, worker exploitation and unsustainable environmental practices throughout their supply chains’. The call to consumers to Speak Out comes after the report revealed: The report states that,…

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Ethical Fashion Choices

Consumers have the ability to send powerful message about human rights and sustainability by the choices that they make. This is particularly so when it comes to fashion. Do you know who makes your clothes? Are their working conditions safe? Are they paid a living wage? How many hours a day do they have to…

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Looking for Ethical Fashion?

ACRATH welcomes the eagerly awaited 2019 Ethical Fashion Report that has now been released by Baptist World Aid. The Guide grades more than 400 brands on the strength of their systems to reduce the risks of slavery, child labour, exploitation, and environmental degradation in their supply chains. If you want to shop ethically this guide is a must have.  Use…

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2017 Ethical Fashion Report

Are Your Garments Ethical? The fourth edition of the Ethical Fashion Report was recently released by Baptist World Aid. It grades over 106 companies… that’s 330 brands! It includes firsthand accounts of what life is like for garment workers around the world. And, for the first time ever, the research has been expanded to include New Zealand’s favourite…

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