To view the article on original site, click here. by Lydia Bowers Indian Women: photocredit @Cotton_Connect Cotton is the most widely-used natural fibre in the world. It is used most prominently in the global fashion and textiles industries, yet the majority of cotton production is inefficient and unsustainable. In India, one of the world’s largest cotton […] The post White & Green- An Irish Bedding Company Empowering Women In India’s Cotton Sector appeared first on White & Green.
Three years since the deaths of 1,134 workers in Rana Plaza Factory, Bangladesh. But have retailers made efforts to improve since then? Over 90% of companies still don’t know where their cotton comes from….so how can they ensure workers are protected? Garment workers continue to earn amongst the lowest wages. An average Indian factory wage […]
Chaotic, enigmatic and enthralling. Frustrating, squalid and overwhelming. Rich, mysterious and inspiring. It’s often said this is the land of paradox, and in January, as we made our first official White & Green trip to India, we were reminded just why. This time round, we spent one week with our wonderful Indian partners. Together, we created […]