Major fashion brand Zara announced this week that it promises to use 100 percent sustainable fabrics by 2025…

The corporation that owns Zara is called Inditex and they have some lofty plans to take it’s whole group of companies on a sustainable drive.

But it looks like they may have the stuff to deliver on their promises. The group (owned by Spain’s richest man, Amancio Ortega), was named the most sustainable retailer by the Dow Jones sustainability index from 2016 to 2018.

“We need to be a force for change, not only in the company but in the whole sector,” said Pablo Isla, CEO of Inditex. “We are the ones establishing these targets; the strength and impulse for change is coming from the commercial team, the people who are working with our suppliers, the people working with fabrics.”

Since 2015, Inditex has collected more than 34,000 tonnes of used stock, after it installed clothes banks in more than 800 stores in 24 regions.

We look forward to seeing more retailers following suit…

Read the full article in The Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/fashion/2019/jul/17/zara-collections-to-be-made-from-100-sustainable-fabrics

Header Image courtesy of Inhabitat.com