Fast Fashion and CSR | Essay

Indledning
The issues we see in the clothing industry today are serious and have a great impact on many clothing companies.

They must decide to what extent they want to go down a more sustainable path and improve working conditions, or whether they think only of it from a business perspective, where it is profits that are most important.

Corporate social responsibilities are an important factor from a company's point of view, and it is something that is incredibly important to take a stand on. If you don't care about corporate social responsibilities, it can cost you a lot of potential customers.

Uddrag
According to the first video, it seems that we only have a piece of fast fashion clothing less than 5 times a year.

We have them, on average, for about 35 days, which must be said to be an extremely short period of time. In the first video, we also hear that the clothing industry is the second-highest polluter of clean water.

The global cotton industry also uses more pesticides than any other crop in the world, and that means the drinking water becomes almost impossible to drink, which has a serious impact in the countries where it goes beyond.

With that being said, there is no doubt that there are also some problems within the environment when we talk about the clothing industry, which is certainly an area where many companies have the greatest focus on profits.

One of the main reasons why so much clothing could be bought and produced, was that in the early 19th century, the mass production of clothes began

which allowed the clothing companies to produce clothes at more reasonable prices, which allowed most people to buy clothes basically when they wanted to.

It was both an advantage for the consumer and also for the company. The company uses cheap labour and has very poor working conditions.

In the number 2 article, we learn that a top CEO from one of the big clothing companies must work four days to earn the same as a Bangladesh garment worker earns throughout his life.

All other things being equal, it must be said to be an incapable salary, and it is certainly also one of the biggest issues in the clothing industry.

But as we also see in the 5th source, "Brands & Social Activism: What Do You Stand Up For?"

we can deduce from the graphs that about 70 percent of Americans believe that manufacturers have a responsibility to discuss problems that may not relate to their everyday business.

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