Bontvrije, bewuste mode: ACTAsia op de Shenzhen Fashion Week
Een groene en gezonde toekomst kan niet zonder bontvrije en bewuste mode. ACTAsia’s educatieve en inspirerende tweejaarlijkse Compassion in Fashion Forum brengt vooraanstaande internationale sprekers bijeen om inzichten en innovaties te delen over het opbouwen van een ethische en duurzame mode-industrie.
New Report on Dog and Cat Fur in China
Demand for fur products in China is growing with the rise in economic standards and online marketing by fur retailers. Traditionally adults were the main consumers of fur products, but the market has more recently expanded into children’s fashions. ACTAsia’s consumer surveys show that most buyers are between the ages of 18-30 years. Unlike in […]
Breaking News – Gucci joins Fur Free Fashion!
The luxury brand joins #FurFreeRetailer. A major step for ethical fashion! The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and LAV, along with the Fur Free Alliance (FFA), are pleased that the leading global fashion house Gucci has announced it will no longer use animal fur, beginning with its spring summer 2018 collection. Gucci’s President & […]
The Future of Fashion is Fur Free
The Fur Free Retailer program welcomes YOOX NET-A-PORTER as the 750th apparel company to join the program since its formation in 2002. The program is run in more than 20 countries worldwide by the Fur Free Alliance, an international coalition of animal protection organisations, and looks to connect fur-free influencers – like Giorgio Armani, HUGO […]
China paying for cruel ‘Monster Fox’ fur
Recently, the international media coverage of Finlands “monster foxes” shocked people across the world. (see examples from Dailymail and Dragon TV). Pictures and videos taken from five Finnish fur farms show that in order to obtain larger sized pelts, fur animals have been deliberately made obese, affecting their health and welfare to a shocking extent. […]
Art Exhibition kicks off on International Children’s Day
ACTAsia founder and Executive Director, Pei Su, visited the Hong Qiao International School in Shanghai on International Children’s Day on 1 June. After talking to all the children and their families about Caring for Life Education, time was spent engaging in the creative arts in preparation for the official opening of the art exhibition the […]
Yulin 2017… steps towards a more humane future
Last month we were pleased to announce that the municipal authorities said licensed restaurants, street vendors and market traders near TongKou Markets would be prohibited from selling dog meat for a week in the run up to the YuLin Dog Meat Festival (15th-21st June). This was a very encouraging step in the right direction from […]
New approach to Yulin Dog Meat Festival
Please watch and share this film to help us make this festival a thing of the past. [su_youtube url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6DeYSH1dp_o”] Like you, ACTAsia has campaigned and protested against the Yulin Dog Meat Festival year after year. While we’ve helped save some dogs, we know they were simply replaced on the menu with other less fortunate […]