Zara owner boosts sustainability goals as fast-fashion feels the heat

Zara owner Inditex said on Tuesday it will look to recycling and sustainably farmed crops to reduce its environmental impact by 2030, as fast-fashion retailers face growing pressure to cut waste.

By the end of the decade around 40% of the Spanish group’s fibres will come from conventional recycling and 25% from sustainably farmed crops, Chief Executive Oscar Garcia Maceiras said, revealing new sustainability targets at the annual shareholders’ meeting in A Coruna, northern Spain. Read more at Reuters.