Civil society is a term used to describe one of three global sectors. It represents a collection of nongovernmental organisations (NGOs) and intermediary institutions.
The Corporation is a term used on a group of people joined in a common purpose to hold property, make contracts, and share profits according to the terms of a formal agreement or contract (charter) recognised by the state.
Democracy is a term used to describe a political system, in which the majority determine the government and policies — opposed to governments, established for example, by inheritance (such as those run by kings and aristocrats).
Eco Chick design award is an annual design competition for young designers working with sustainable fashion design. It’s arranged by Redress,
Ethical Fashion Forum (EFF): EFF is a non-profit organisation to make it easy for fashion professionals to integrate sustainability in their business.
Fairtrade – denotes a trading partnership based on dialogue, respect and transparency that seeks more significant equity in international trade by offering better trading conditions to, and securing the rights of, marginalised producers and workers.
Made-By is an organisation with a mission to improve environmental and social conditions in the fashion industry and make common sustainability practice. MADE-BY launched 2004 in direct response to rising consumer concern in Europe over public and environmental issues in the fashion industry.
NGO is a non-governmental organization (NGO) is any group outside of government whose purpose is the protection of the environment or humanitarian causes.