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Category
Supply Chain
Author
Kim van der Weerd
Date
23.11.2022
Expert Opinion
OpEd: Fashion’s sustainability certifications don’t work. Here’s why, and what should be done about it

The latest deep dive report by Transformers Foundation, the US-based non-profit representing the denim supply chain, reveals damning evidence that fashion’s chemical certifications are needlessly complicated and woefully ineffective. As the Foundation's Intelligence Director, I’ve been reflecting on the report’s broader implications. For all the fancy chemistry talk of Restricted Substances Lists (RSLs) and Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), my key takeaway from the report is actually very simple: it’s time to let go of certifications – whether chemical, material, or social – as a central pillar of our collective sustainability strategies.

Kim van der Weerd is co-founder and host of Manufactured, a podcast featuring supplier perspectives on sustainable fashion, an Advisor to GIZ FABRIC, and Intelligence Director at Transformers Foundation.

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