The World Bank has been implicated in a violation of human rights in Uzbek state-owned cotton fields
On our minds are the recent allegations against the World Bank for enabling forced cotton labour in Uzbekistan. Nearly 60 years after UN agency the International Labour Organisation forbade compulsory labour, a human rights group has accused the World Bank of violating international law in the country by granting the Uzbek government agricultural loans despite knowing that they send a large number of citizens to work in state-owned cotton fields each year under the threat of penalty. Though admitting that the main liability lies on the leaders of the Central Asian nation, the human rights group also hold global brands sourcing cotton from the country responsible for sustaining the exploitation. The allegations have been formally submitted in a report called ‘Financing Forced Labour’. Read more here.
Make it last x Circulose Jacket
Seven years into making Make it last, we’ve decided to launch our first product. This jacket is handmade in Laxå with fabric made with Circulose®.
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With the release of the first single from their upcoming album (and a virtual release party tonight), Swedish band Amason teams up with adidas and the new, more sustainable Stan Smith. The space of which the iconic shoe enters is one where the love of nature takes center stage. Make it last talks to the band about why they always end up with the animals.
Stan Smith, Forever
Always iconic. Now more sustainable. We’re proudly partnering up with adidas to show you the next generation of sustainable takes on the storied Stan Smith silhouette.