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3 January 2017

Sustainable Sourcing Series Part 2: Sourcing at Scale

Contributor Ethical Fashion Forum


The second part of the Sustainable Sourcing Series 2016/17 focuses on the opportunities for sourcing sustainably at scale.

Part 2 of the Sustainable Sourcing Series took place from 12 January – 8 February 2017. To receive all the reports from this part of the series, please fill in the form below or click here.

Discover our SOURCE members that can help you with sourcing sustainably at scale:


Full Sourcing Support

CMT / Production

Standards & Tools

Published Pieces

Part 2 Webinar

Trends and insights around sourcing sustainably at scale, as well as a showcase of our SOURCE members who supply at a large scale sustainably.

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