) Ecofriendly materials, produced under good work conditions -- convincing arguments for most of us. But how do consumers really weigh compliance with such ethical standards? Not as much as they think: Researchers of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology used an example from textile industry to demonstrate that customers unconsciously use a single ethical aspect as an excuse for less moral behavior regarding other aspects. They report about these 'indulgence effects' and their significance in PLOS ONE.
A grant from the recently launched Laudes Foundation will help non-profit financial think tank Planet Tracker to undertake a detailed analysis of the textile industry and identify potential financial risks for investors.
Union Minister for Home Affairs Amit Shah is holding a meeting with his three Cabinet colleagues here. The meeting is currently underway.Shah is having the meeting with Foreign Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, Women and Child Development, Textiles Minister Smriti Irani and Food Processing Industries Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal.More details about the meeting are awaited.