These fast fashion brands are greenwashing | H&M and Primark vs. Fashion Revolution Week


These fast fashion brands are greenwashing | H&M and Primark vs. Fashion Revolution Week

These fast fashion brands are greenwashing | H&M and Primark vs. Fashion Revolution Week



These fashion brands are definitely greenwashing: H&M, Primark, and many more (fast) fashion brands.
What is greenwashing? Which brands are guilty of it? How to recognize greenwashing? How to help prevent it? This video is my contribution to Fashion Revolution Week 2021. See resources below if you wish to get involved.

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Fashion Revolution:
– Get involved: https://www.fashionrevolution.org/#get-involved
– Resources to learn more: https://www.fashionrevolution.org/resources/free-downloads/

My previous videos about fast fashion:
– The price split for a garment: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zRcb6GC7ZB8 (TEDx talk, start at 07’55)
– The fast fashion business model: https://youtu.be/0ur13KvWoWE
– Fashion brands not paying the factories during Covid in 2020: https://youtu.be/zZ9unodtE5Y

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How to find the perfect red lipstick for your skin:
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How to find your personal style:
https://youtu.be/5VPgmVCjFMg

How to tell if a color is warm or cool:
https://youtu.be/bmGjQWIDBzg

What do the colors you wear say about you?:
https://youtu.be/HkuJ14Ir9MQ

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CREDITS

Sources:
– H&M press release: https://about.hm.com/news/general-news-2019/h-m-s-conscious-collection-launches-worldwide-with-a-sustainable.html
– H&M called out for greenwashing: https://www.dezeen.com/2019/08/02/hm-norway-greenwashing-conscious-fashion-collection-news/
– H&M joining the Bangladesh Accord: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-bangladesh-building-safety-hm-idUSBRE94C0GJ20130513
– H&M missed the 2018 wage target: https://turnaroundhm.org/2019-01-31/
– H&M donation to a trust in Bangladesh: https://about.hm.com/news/hm-conscious-foundation-makes-donation-to-the-rana-plaza-donors-trust-fund.html
– Estimated living wage in Bangladesh: https://wageindicator.org/salary/living-wage/archive-no-index/bangladesh-living-wage-series-january-2018-country-overview
– Primark press release: https://www.primark.com/en/the-edit/women/a-sustainable-choice/a/870f1bc3-651d-4e87-a59e-e56f2ab10f1b#skip-to-content
– Primark not being organic + statement from the company representative: https://www.forbes.com/sites/oliviapinnock/2019/09/10/how-sustainable-is-primarks-sustainable-cotton-programme/
– The Clean Clothes campaign (2013 report): https://cleanclothes.org/about/annual-reports/2013

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* The music I use is from Epidemic Sound (free trial if you use this link): http://share.epidemicsound.com/snFtr

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