The Good Fashion Show encourages the following business criteria and models: fair || eco || organic || local || recycling/re-use || animal friendly || vegan || biodiverse || carbon neutral || cooperative || energy saving || fairtrade || green factory || investing in people || made in UK || not for profit || social enterprise || supporting local communities || supporting wildlife || waste reduction || water efficiency.
|| Sustainability & Fair Commerce
Our exhibitors provide evidence of the ethical value of their methods of production and trade for employees, business partners and environment. The fair trade criteria as defined by the World Fair Trade Organization and Fairtrade International include: schemes for worker engagement with decision making; programmes supporting worker education and training; programmes creating opportunities and support for vulnerable groups; development and strengthening of local economies; not for profit schemes with a portion of revenue dedicated to adding value to worker communities and environment; preservation of traditional crafts and cultural skills.
|| Minimum Labour Standards
Our exhibitors are required to incorporate minimum labour standards in their sourcing, production and trade practices. Minimum labour standards relate, in particular, to working hours, living wage, issues of health and safety, discrimination and harassment, child labour and forced labour.
|| Environmental Standards
Our exhibitors are required to follow a progressive and transparent environmental policy for their production and commercial practices. Environmental standards relate, in particular, to energy use and waste, recycling of materials and/or fabrics, use of water and chemicals.
|| Transparency & Traceability
Our exhibitors are expected to conduct their businesses responsibly, honestly and transparently. If certain standards/certifications are not yet held, the reasons should be stated openly.