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11 March 2013

SOURCE Sustainable Buying and Sourcing Guides 2016 - 2017: Service Provider

Contributor Ethical Fashion Forum

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Distributed to thousands of professionals, buyers and brands, the SOURCE Sustainable Buying & Sourcing Guides are the key to buying and sourcing responsibly.

Do you provide a service you'd like to sell to sustainable fashion brands? Read on and learn how you can get your business listed.

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Already a subscribing SOURCE member? Choose one of the following:
Free or non-member // Access // Promotion // Spotlight // Founding Partner

NB: Registration for this year’s guide is now closed. If you have any questions, please email [email protected]


The Sustainable Sourcing Guide puts socially and environmentally conscious suppliers, manufacturers and service providers at the fingertips of designers and brands.


We are excited to present a fresh new design, as well as additional upgrade options. You can have your business listed in multiple categories or featured with an editorial interview.

Are you a fashion photographer, graphic designer or web developer? Do you have a service that’s of interest to sustainable fashion brands? This year we are expanding the sourcing guide to include a section for service providers. Check out the promo options available, below.


  • Printed copies are distributed at all SOURCE events as well as leading industry events throughout the year. Distribution to date has included London Fashion Week, Berlin Fashion Week, Pure, Fashion SVP, the International Textile Fair Dubai, the Clothes Show and SOURCE Summit, just to name a few.
  • Issued in PDF format to over 20,000 subscribers.
  • Personally handed out to representatives from large and corporate businesses during one-to-one meetings and to buyers in boutiques around London.
  • Widely promoted across the entire SOURCE Network reaching up to 220,000 professionals in 141 countries.


Looking to connect with brands interested in sustainable sourcing? The SOURCE Sustainable Sourcing guide is open to suppliers of sustainable fabrics, fibres, components and production services to the fashion industry, as well as consultants, industry organisations and service providers.

Typically you need to be a SOURCE Member to get listed in the guides, but we are making an exception for service providers who can sign up just to be included in the guides. All promotional spaces come with a free database profile, live for 12 months in the SOURCE Database Professional Directory.