// Monsoon announces that over 50% of its spring/summer collection will be sustainable
// The fashion retailer pledges by 2023 all its ranges will be over 90% sustainable
// Monsoon aims to introduce new and innovative ways to reduce its environmental footprint
Following the release of Monsoon’s sustainability report, the fashion retailer has announced that over half of its spring/summer 2020 collection will be sustainable.
Meanwhile, Monsoon has made a long term pledge that will see all of their clothing ranges become over 90 per cent sustainable by 2023.
The report looks at current practices and sustainability credentials and how to implement impactful changes by next year.
The British fashion retailer is also set to launch a 90 per cent sustainable beachwear collection for summer next year to show its commitment to sustainability by investing in better practices with immediate effect.
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The sustainability report included the pledge for over 50 per cent of clothing to be sustainable for the next spring/summer range.
The report also stated that 70 per cent of all jersey pieces will be sustainable and 65 per cent of Monsoon Children beach products will be sustainable.
Meanwhile, over 60 per cent of the viscose Monsoon uses will increase to 65 per cent.
Thirty per cent of the cotton Monsoon currently use is organic, by 2020 the retailer aims to increase this to over 70 per cent.
Monsoon’s first collection was made in Indian villages using hand-loomed cotton fabrics and organic vegetable dyes.
The retailer aims to introduce new and innovative ways to reduce its environmental footprint and have a positive impact for future generations.