Movement

Provenance is pioneering a new movement along with many others around the world. A movement that demands more open, accurate and accessible knowledge about the things we make, grow, buy, own and sell.

Trust in the Digital Age

 A great new TED Talk by subject expert Rachel Botsman articulates the future of trust and the great opportunity to redesign systems so they are transparent, inclusive and accountable. As a social…

Discovering #whomademyclothes

Worker operating a machine at the knitting department. Rajlakshmi Cotton Mills, India This week marks three years since the Rana Plaza factory collapse took hundreds of lives on April 24, 2013. Reports…

Do you want to buy transparent clothing?

Do you want to buy transparent clothing? Research would suggest you do. ‘Transparent clothing’ is part of a movement towards more knowledge about the true origins of the products we buy and…

Transparency Technology in Fashion Supply Chains

The UK high street clothing market is both a challenging and dynamic industry, characterised by short product lifecycles and low predictability. A continual pressure for retailers to lower prices for the consumer has been…

Dialling durably: Sean Miles and the grass phone

For designer Sean Miles, the idea of a phone made out of grass was anything but otherworldly. Using internal components of secondhand phones and grass from Twickenham Stadium, Miles and his team…

The power of Provenance in the circular economy

The is a growing attitude among a new generation of consumers and business that says we need to change our consumption habits. Demand for better, responsible manufacturing is growing as the irreversible damage…

Life in the field

If asked about your favourite possession you will often talk about its origin, its material, its history, design or personal memories. Transparency allows us to pass these stories from designers and makers,…

Who made your clothes?

As today is Fashion Revolution day, we bring you an inspiring talk and look into the work of Dilys Williams and the Centre for Sustainable Fashion. The annual event marking the tragic…

5 mobile apps to help us buy better

Mobile connectivity has increased our ability to make in-situ informed choices about many things. Through the Internet of Things, from Withings wifi scales to the up and coming Apple watch, our bodies…

A transparent future

In an ever-changing world, where  we are exposed to thousands of options in so many aspects of our everyday life, we have the power to choose both as people and citizens of…