The Clean Clothes Campaign is an alliance of European organizations "dedicated to improving working conditions and supporting the empowerment of workers in the global garment and sportswear industries." The site provides a number of resources for labor organizers and those interested in garment working conditions including publications, videos, recent news and campaign updates.
Based in the UK, the not-for-profit Ethical Fashion Forum (EFF) "aims to develop a collaborative movement which will transform social and environmental standards in the fashion industry within a decade." A left-hand menu provides links to a number of reports, resources and campaigns with a particular emphasis on sustainable suppliers and sourcing. The EFF also sponsors an annual Global Sourcing Marketplace event.
A United Nations program, the Ethical Fashion Initiative "connects artisans from the developing world to the international value chain of fashion" with a specific focus on African artisans. Visitors can learn about specific African fashion designers, read reports on the Initiative's work and review the blog, The Hand of Fashion.
"Fair Trade USA is the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States." Fair Trade labeling is aimed at making the consumer aware of the circumstances under which their product was made. Visitors to the site can go to the Apparel & Linens program for additional information.
Working in Europe, Fair Wear Foundation (FWF) is "an international verification initiative dedicated to enhancing workers' lives all over the world. We work closely with a growing number of companies that produce clothing and other sewn products and that take responsibility for their supply chain." Visitors to the sight may search brands and companies that participate, review labor standards and examine FWF policy documents and country reports.
Fashion For Good promotes 5 'Goods': Good Materials – safe, healthy and designed for reuse and recycling; Good Economy – growing, circular, shared and benefiting everyone; Good Energy – renewable and clean; Good Water – clean and available to all; Good Lives – living and working conditions that are just, safe and dignified. The organization focuses on developing sustainable fashion businesses and users may find a number of resources on circular fashion.
Fashion Revolution is a not-for-profit organization with the mission to "unite people and organisations to work together towards radically changing the way our clothes are sourced, produced and consumed, so that our clothing is made in a safe, clean and fair way." Visitors can access educational information including their Fashion Transparency Index ranking the world's largest fashion companies regarding issues of supply change accountability, environmental impact and policies.
Fibershed is a project which "envisions the emergence of an international system of regional textile supply chains that enliven individual community connection and ownership of ‘Soil-to-Skin’ processes." Visitors can watch videos, search producer and retailer directories and even consider joining or creating a fibershed community.
"The Garment Worker Center (GWC) is a worker rights organization whose mission is to organize low-wage garment workers in Los Angeles in the fight for social and economic justice." Check out reports and resources for information on working conditions.
"The ITC's project, The Ethical Fashion Approach, enables international fashion companies and distributors to source from African communities, without bias in price or quality, thus allowing groups of marginalized artisans to become part of the larger value chain."
"Labour Behind the Label is a campaign that supports garment workers' efforts worldwide to improve their working conditions, through awareness raising, information provision and encouraging international solidarity between workers and consumers."
"The Model Alliance promotes fair treatment, equal opportunity, and sustainable practices in the fashion industry, from the runway to the factory floor." The organization focuses on fair treatment of models working within the fashion industry and site visitors can find petitions, essays and information addressing such issues including sexual abuse, body image, freelance work conditions and more.
This museum page provides a brief definition of Ethical Fashion along with a list of several key issues. The site also includes links to interviews with several ethical fashion designers as well as a reading list.