Sustainability in the Apparel Industry

Neat stacks of folded clothing on the shop shelves

News coverage of the textile and garment manufacturing industry is increasingly dominated with stories of child labor, environmental contamination, human trafficking, and other modern issues that plague the industry in the 21st century.

With the general public’s increasing awareness of issues related to social and environmental sustainability, consumers are displaying emerging preferences for products that they perceive as being more sustainable than those sold by competing companies. In P3’s latest white paper, we explore some of the issues facing the clothing and textile manufacturing industries, and discuss how some of the industry leaders are responding to growing pressure to improve their environmental and social sustainability performance.

Download our white paper here to learn more.

Cover of the apparel white paper


About the author:


Heather Sandefur is one of the founding principals of Paradigm Sustainability.  You can find out more about Paradigm on our website.