Question: How will my supply chain be impacted by the New York Sustainability Act?
Answer: The Fashion Sustainability and Social Accountability Act will require fashion retail sellers and manufacturers doing business in New York state, and generating more than US$100 million in annual revenue worldwide, to relay their environmental and social due diligence policies. This includes the total volume of material produced, carbon emissions, water consumption and pollution, median wages, measures for responsible conduct embedded in policies and management systems, and chemical usage, storage, and disposal practices.
Whether they know it or not, fashion brands and their retailers, manufacturers, and suppliers could soon face a pivotal moment in their operations. If the New York legislature successfully passes this act, meaningful progress toward sustainable fashion can become a reality that every business must embrace. Read more here.
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