Author Archives: Stephanie Brown

From Dirt to Shirt: Cotton as a Case Study in Sustainability

A few weeks ago, Chip Bergh, the CEO of Levi Strauss & Co., urged customers to stop washing their jeans as a way to conserve water in the laundering process. Not surprisingly, Mr. Bergh’s call to action (or, rather, inaction) … Continue reading

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Drinking the Cotton Kool-Aid

It’s everywhere — in the clothes we wear, the cushions we sit on, the ice cream we eat, and the bills we spend. It’s cotton: the fabric of our lives! I’m already 5 weeks into my internship at the global … Continue reading

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