Sustainability? Not a Chance Without Consumers Declaring War

I have been blogging for over a year, primarily on sustainability issues in the textile and apparel industries.  I recently wrote an article highlighting some of the inherent disconnects between the needs of our planet and the needs of corporations, discussing some of the “efforts” brands and retailers are making to be “more sustainable” and providing some challenges and realistic industry reforming solutions.  The article was published this week in The Robin Report.  The article is titled “Sustainability? Not a Chance Without Consumers Declaring War” and is linked here.

The Robin Report is a widely read e-publication which provides insights and opinion on major topics in the retail apparel and related consumer product industries. It delivers provocative, unbiased analysis on retail, brands and consumer products, and covers industry-wide issues, trends and consumer behavior throughout the retail related industries. The Robin Report is delivered exclusively on

The Robin Report was founded and is led by Robin Lewis, a well known author, speaker, and consultant who was previously Vice President and Executive Editor of Women’s Wear Daily and has broad and deep experience in the retail and consumer products industries.

I hope you enjoy the article and feel free to comment below.  I also invite you to look over other content on the Robin Report.  I think you will find it insightful, provocative and above all, thought provoking.