British Fashion Council calls on industry to act against racism


The chief executive of the British Fashion Council (BFC) told CNBC there is “a huge amount of embarrassment” that it’s taken the global response to the death of George Floyd to make the industry and society reflect and focus on racism. 

Caroline Rush, who has led the not-for-profit industry body since 2009, was speaking after the recent launch of the first ever digital London Fashion Week. She said it’s important for businesses to now follow through on their comments against racism and to make sure action is taken.

“I think everyone has to look at their boards. They have to look at their recruitment processes. They have to actively go out and look at their community. They have to champion…


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