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Brand
Brand
Design Philosophy
Design Philosophy
Materials
Materials
Cradle-to-Cradle Design
Cradle-to-Cradle Design
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Sustainable Design
Sustainable Design
Social Responsibility
Social Responsibility
Country of Origin
Country of Origin
Ethical Design
Ethical Design

Zara

Brand

Zara is owned by Inditex, one of the world's largest fashion retailers. Inditex had 8 brands Zara, Pull & Bear, Massimo Dutti, Bershka, Stradivarius, Oysho, Zara Home, and Uterqüe. In total...

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Design Philosophy

Inditex strives to maintain: "good faith in relationships with stakeholders and society at large; an ongoing dialogue with the aforementioned stakeholders and social organizations; and, finally,...

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Materials

Zara uses conventional textiles throughout its collections. Conventional textiles contain pesticides, toxins, and harmful chemicals. Conventional textiles cannot biodegrade without polluting the...

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Cradle-to-Cradle Design

Zara does not state any information on how its clothes can be recycled, upcycled, or discarded without an impact to the environment.

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Sustainable Design

Information regarding sustainable design practices used in Zara's products is not available. Zara's Parent Group Inditex has outlined a Strategic Environmental Plan 2007-2010 with the goal of...

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Social Responsibility

Zara and its parent group Inditex partner with many groups dedicated to improving conditions of the clothing and manufacture industry. Inditex Group has also been a supporter of many institutions...

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Country of Origin

Specific information regarding precise factory locations is not available. Zara's parent group, Inditex, reported the countries where they have factories in its 2006 annual report. Countries...

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Ethical Design

Zara works with manufacturers that comply with a 'Code of Conduct' to ensure that workers are treated fairly and in accordance with local, industry, and international labor laws. Zara has been...

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Practices

  • Pays starvation wages ?
  • Clothing contains pesticides and harmful chemicals ?
  • 'Code of Conduct' with no substance ?
  • No transparency in supply chain ?

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