The Textiles Partnership has been founded 2014 in response to Rana Plaza

Members publish their individual action plans | ©GIZ Anne KathrinMohr extern (Auftraggeber-GIZ)

Members publish their individual action plans

A large number of members has consented to disclose their roadmaps for 2017. Publication of individual objectives is still voluntary. As of 2018 the yearly publication becomes obligatory.
For Fairness and Environmental Protection – commencing in 2017, the Members of the Partnership for Sustainable Textiles are Implementing Concrete Social and Ecological Improvements | © GIZ

For Fairness and Environmental Protection – commencing in 2017, the Members of the Partnership for Sustainable Textiles are Implementing Concrete Social and Ecological Improvements

(28 July 2017, Berlin) On the road to better working conditions, increased environmental protection and fairer living wages, the members of the Textiles Partnership have made a decisive step forward: 129 members handed in tangible action plans…
Indicators and Key Questions for the Formulation of Individual Roadmaps | ©Textilbündnis_Dr.K.Dobersalske_06_extern-klein

Indicators and Key Questions for the Formulation of Individual Roadmaps

The three Specialist Working Groups on Social Standards and Living Wages, Chemicals and Environmental Management, and Natural Fibres have defined key questions and indicators which serve as foundation of the review process and as aid for members…
Interview with Dr. Jürgen Janssen: What is better now than it was 3 years ago? | gemeinfrei

What is better now than it was 3 years ago?

Dr. Jürgen Janssen: Many things. For the first time, the crucial societal groups are working together to make the textile sector fairer and more environmental-friendly. Economy, politics, civil society and unions are learning from each…
Decision in the Textiles Partnership: Implementation of Partnership Goals Starts in 2017

Decision in the Textiles Partnership: Implementation of Partnership Goals Starts in 2017

Following intensive negotiations, the Steering Committee of the Partnership for Sustainable Textiles has reached an agreement on the next steps for the implementation of the Partnership’s goals by the members. With this, the committee is following…
Textilbündnis, Members’ Meeting 2016 | © GIZ

Milestone Set – Textiles Partnership Embarks on the Next Leg

The Members’ Meeting on November 22nd and 23rd, 2016, is groundbreaking and the official starting signal for the next steps in the Textiles Partnership. Every member will be starting the new year with a concrete action plan. The measures are…

The Textiles Partnership

Foundation:

In response to the tragic accidents in textile factories, the German Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development Dr. Gerd Müller initiated the foundation of the Textiles Partnership in 2014.

Members:

Multi-stakeholder initiative with about 150 representatives from five different actor groups (German Federal Government, business, non-governmental organizations, unions, standards organizations)

Goal:

Together, the Partnership members want to achieve social, ecological and economic improvements alongside the entire textile supply chain.

Approach:

Based on jointly defined Partnership goals, all members commit to binding and verifiable targets that become gradually more ambitious. In addition, promising ideas for solutions are promoted through concrete Partnership initiatives in production countries.

Publikation: Wir setzen um - Grundsätze zur Entwicklung und Durchführung von Bündnisinitiativen | Herausgeber: Bündnis für nachhaltige Textilien, Juli 2017
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We make things work – Principles for developing and conducting Partnership Initiatives

Editor: Partnership for Sustainable Textiles, July 2017
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Making textile supply chains sustainable – The value of membership
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Making textile supply chains sustainable – The value of membership

Editor: Partnership for Sustainable Textiles, Juny 2017
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Titelbild Broschüre BMZ: Gemeinsame Fortschritte im Textilsektor – Das Bündnis für nachhaltige Textilien
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Joint achievements in the textile sector – Partnership for Sustainable Textiles

Editor: Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, May 2017
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Broschüre Textilbündnis Titelbild: Wir sind auf dem Weg – Leitfaden für die Erstellung Ihrer Roadmap 2017
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We’re on the right track – Guidelines for creating your roadmap for 2017

Editor: Partnership for Sustainable Textiles, November 2016
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Broschüre BMZ, Titelbild: Gute Arbeit weltweit – Zukunftspapier
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Good work worldwide – Vision paper

Editor: Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development & Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, February 2015
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