A Lesson about Values

2015-03-30T15:49:31-04:00March 4th, 2015|Categories: Academics, CEES, Home Stories|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Photo by Scott McCullough, MA’15 This February graduate students in the Applied Sustainability class visited TS Designs, a Certified Benefit Corporation making t-shirts in Burlington, North Carolina. The students spent the morning with company President, Eric Henry, who aims to create the "highest quality, most sustainable, printed apparel," measuring success against the triple bottom [...]

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FAQ: Sustainable T-Shirts

2014-06-27T10:48:58-04:00May 9th, 2013|Categories: Equity, Frequently Asked Questions, Get Involved - Students, Procurement|Tags: , , , |

Q: I'm a leader in several organizations and I end up making quite a few t-shirt purchases.  How should I go about making those purchases as sustainable as possible? A:  There are many factors to consider in evaluating the sustainability of a t-shirt, from where and how the cotton is grown to the labor conditions in the factory [...]

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