THE TRUE COST Screening Resources

The Discussion Guide guide contains the following for your screening use:
• about the film & filmmakers • ready to watch! screening guide
• ready to talk! discussion guide • ready to act! handout

THE TRUE COST Screening Poster
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Discussion Guide

THE TRUE COST Discussion Guide 

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Anti-Slavery International, founded in 1839, is the world's oldest international human rights organization and works to eliminate all forms of slavery around the world.

BRAC is a development organization dedicated to alleviating poverty by empowering the poor. BRAC programs support services in the areas of human rights and social empowerment, education and health, economic empowerment and enterprise development, livelihood training, environmental sustainability and disaster preparedness. Gender equality, respect for the environment and inclusivity are themes crosscutting all BRAC activities.

Clean Clothes Campaign (CCC) is a coalition of organizations, including trade unions and NGOs focused on women’s rights, consumer advocacy and poverty reduction, which is dedicated to improving working conditions and supporting the empowerment of workers in the global garment and sportswear industries. CCC works to help ensure that the fundamental rights of workers are respected. CCC educates and mobilizes consumers, lobbies companies and governments, and offers direct solidarity support to workers as they fight for their rights and demand better working conditions.

CorpWatch works to promote environmental, social and human rights at the local, national and global levels by holding multinational corporations accountable for their actions. Corpwatch employs investigative research and journalism to provide critical information on corporate malfeasance and profiteering around the world to foster a more informed public and an effective democracy.

Ethical Fashion Forum aims to develop a collaborative movement which will transform social and environmental standards in the fashion industry within a decade.

Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) is a UK-based non-profit organization working internationally to protect the environment and defend human rights.

Fairtrade International works to connect disadvantaged producers and consumers, promote fairer trading conditions and empower producers to combat poverty, strengthen their position and take more control over their lives.

Fashion Revolution is a global coalition of designers, academics, writers, business leaders and parliamentarians calling for systemic reform of the fashion supply chain.

Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) was developed through collaboration by leading standard setters with the aim of defining requirements that are recognized world-wide and that ensure the organic status of textiles from harvesting of the raw materials through environmentally and socially responsible manufacturing all the way to labeling in order to provide credible assurance to the consumer.

is an independent global campaigning organization that acts to change attitudes and behavior, to protect and conserve the environment and to promote peace. Through the Detox campaign Greenpeace challenges clothing brands to eliminate all releases of hazardous chemicals.

IndustriALL is global trade union for workers, including garment and textile workers.

Labour Behind the Label is a UK-based campaigning organization that works to improve conditions and empower workers in the global garment industry.

Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA) works to replace the use of hazardous pesticides with ecologically sound and socially just alternatives. As one of five PAN Regional Centers worldwide, PANNA links local and international consumer, labor, health, environment and agriculture groups into an international citizens’ action network. This network challenges the global proliferation of pesticides, defends basic rights to health and environmental quality, and works to ensure the transition to a just and viable society.

Rainforest Action Network (RAN) campaigns for the forests, their inhabitants and the natural systems that sustain life by transforming the global marketplace through education, grassroots organizing and non-violent direct action. RAN has launched the Out of Fashion campaign to demand the fashion industry commit to forest friendly fabric.

Stop the Traffik works to disrupt and prevent human trafficking and its harm and abuse to human beings. It seeks to prevent trafficking through: community transformation; global campaigning; and gathering and sharing knowledge on how and where human trafficking is taking place. Stop the Traffik works to end the trafficking of young women and girls in India, and to eliminate human trafficking from across the whole cotton supply chain, through the Make Fashion Traffik-Free campaign.

TRAID is a charity working to stop unwanted clothes from being thrown away, while raising funds to stop the exploitation of people and the environment across the textile production and supply chain.

War on Want fights against the root causes of poverty and human rights violation, as part of the worldwide movement for global justice.

World Fair Trade Organisation (WFTO) aims to improve the livelihoods of marginalized producers and workers, especially in the South. WFTO strives to change unfair structures of international trade, mainly by means of Fair Trade, to improve and coordinate the co-operation of our member organizations and to promote the interests of and provide services to our member organizations and individuals.


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