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Rick Ridgeway: How We Got Here

In a guest blog post, Rick Ridgeway, shares the origins of Cascale.

We founded Cascale with the goal of scaling collective action throughout the consumer goods industry, and now we’re one step closer to realizing this vision.

Rick Ridgeway
March 01, 2024

Why the CSDDD is a Major Step Forward

A Stand for Social, Environmental Due Diligence

“Incentives are the driving force behind transformative change, and the CSDDD exemplifies this commitment. By mandating assessments of environmental and human rights impacts, the CSDDD plays a pivotal role by motivating proactive engagement beyond compliance, promoting transparency, fostering innovation, enhancing competitiveness, and supporting collective efforts toward global sustainability goals.” –Elisabeth Reitzenstein, Senior Director, Policy and Public Affairs

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Kaley Roshitsh
December 22, 2023

All the Sustainable Fashion Acronyms to Know

Many executives argue the myriad of acronyms in sustainable fashion complicates the overarching mission. This guide hopes to explain common jargon and abbreviations.

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Kaley Roshitsh
November 03, 2023

From Concept to Collaboration: Navigating the Road to Higg FEM 4.0

Collaboration is the catalyst for change. As we eagerly await the Higg FEM 4.0 launch on November 2, it’s important for us to share the journey of how – and why – we arrived here. We’re proud to have walked this path hand in hand with our members, partner organizations, and stakeholders to build a tool that reflects the collective spirit of making meaningful, measurable impact on the industry’s most urgent issues.

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Jeremy Lardeau
November 01, 2023

  • Annual Meeting

United in Vision: Reflections on the SAC 2023 Annual Meeting

In the aftermath of the invigorating New York Climate Week, our entire organization came together to ensure the success of our Annual Meeting. The magnitude and depth of this event was not merely a reflection of our organizational prowess but a testament to the expansive vision SAC embodies.

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Lee Green
October 12, 2023
  • NY Climate Week

New York Climate Week: Moving Beyond Awareness to Driving Impact

When the calendar marks the beginning of the New York Climate Week, the world listens. This annual global summit brings together governments, businesses, and citizens to discuss solutions for a sustainable future, acting as a beacon of hope, innovation, and above all, action. But while dialogues, debates, and pledges mark the rhythm of the week, a key question remains: how do we move from awareness to driving measurable impact?

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Lee Green
September 18, 2023
  • Greenhushing

“Greenhushing” is a Dangerous Step Backwards for Consumers

When it comes to improving fashion’s impact on the planet, time is running out. The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report has issued humankind with a final warning that we have to act now on the climate crisis or it’ll be too late. We can, and must, halve global emissions by 2030.

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Sandra Capponi
August 24, 2023
  • Annual Report

Forging a Path Toward a Better Tomorrow

Following the recent publication of our Annual Report for 2022, I’ve been reflecting on the strides we’ve made to move our industry forward and what the next steps are to reach our industry’s shared goals.

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Amina Razvi
July 14, 2023