It took a pandemic for fashion to finally find its moral fibre

Social enterprises are helping to make a change in the fashion industry. In Malaysia, Earth Heir helps out traditional artisans in underserved communities. Photo: All Is Amazing/Paul Staniunas

It’s not always glamour and glitz for the style industry. Fashion has somewhat of a bad reputation – having to contend with its impact on the environment and also battle a less-than-positive image regarding how it is affecting communities.

From fair trade for producers and workers to ethical sourcing and supply chain management, the industry needs to adhere to the best practices possible – in order to make a positive social impact.

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