Environmental Audit Committee

Sustainability of the fashion industry inquiry

Inquiry status: open

Scope of the inquiry

The Environmental Audit Committee investigates the social and environmental impact of disposable ‘fast fashion’ and the wider clothing industry. The inquiry examines the carbon, resource use and water footprint of clothing throughout its lifecycle. It will look at how clothes can be recycled, and waste and pollution reduced.

Terms of reference: Sustainability of the fashion industry Send a written submission

Latest evidence

  • 27 Nov 2018 - Sustainability of the fashion industry - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF438 KB) HC 1148 | Published 03 Dec 2018

    Evidence given by Mike Barry, Director of Sustainable Business, Marks and Spencer, Paul Lister, Head of Ethical Trade & Environmental Sustainability Team, Primark, Jamie Beck, Head of Supplier Management, Arcadia Group, Leanne Wood, Chief People, Strategy and Corporate Affairs Officer at BurberryCarol Kane, Joint Chief Executive Officer, Boohoo, Nick Beighton, Chief Executive Officer, ASOS, Paul Smith, Head of Product Quality & Supply, Missguided

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