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15.04.2021

Welcome to the Partnership

15.04.2021

We are happy to welcome CHASIN' to the Partnership for Sustainable Textiles.

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01.04.2021

Start of the 2021 Review Process

01.04.2021

Risk based and individual

Today, the Review Process 2021 is starting. Around 70 Partnership companies are called upon to conduct an individual risk analysis, set targets and define measures.

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29.03.2021

Global Integrity Campaign

29.03.2021

What would you do?

Together with more than 60 partners from the private and public sectors as well as civil society the Alliance for Integrity launches a global integrity campaign.

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22.03.2021

Welcome to the Partnership

22.03.2021

We are happy to welcome HEJSupport to the Textiles Partnership.

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08.03.2021

Due Diligence Risks and the Gender Data Gap

08.03.2021

Invisible Women

Although women account for an estimated 70% of the 60 million garment and textile workers worldwide, they are often ‘invisible’, with little accurate data or information available on their participation, roles and conditions of work. Text written by Stephanie Barrientos.

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24.02.2021

Due Diligence, Social Audits and Gender-Based Violence

24.02.2021

New guidance document

A new guidance document addresses the gender-sensitive design of social audits. It was created in a project by members of the Textile Partnership, the International Association of Natural Textiles (IVN) and GOTS.

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16.02.2021

Online Trainings: Sheep Welfare in Wool Production

16.02.2021

3 training videos by Four Paws and AGT

On 17 December 2020 FOUR PAWS & the Dutch Agreement on Sustainable Garments and Textiles organised a training on sheep welfare, to inform brands and textile companies about options to source more animal-friendly wool.

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11.02.2021

Welcome to the Partnership

11.02.2021

We are happy to welcome textilhandel-cotton-n-more GmbH to the Partnership for Sustainable Textiles.

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08.02.2021

Welcome to the Partnership

08.02.2021

We are pleased to welcome International Justice Mission Deutschland e.V. to the Textiles Partnership.

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28.01.2021

Textiles Partnership at the OECD Garment Forum

28.01.2021

OECD Forum on Due Diligence in the Garment and Footwear Sector

01. bis 05. Februar: Auch in diesem Jahr beteiligt sich das Bündnis für nachhaltige Textilien an der internationalen Branchenveranstaltung.

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06.01.2021

Welcome to the Partnership

06.01.2021

We welcome Helmut Peterseim Strickwaren to the Textiles Partnership.

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03.12.2020

Panel Discussion "Future supply chain relations"

03.12.2020

Perspectives and expectations from producing countries

What will the supply chain relationships of the future look like? And what perspectives and expectations do the players in the production countries have? These were the questions that our panel discussion dealt with.

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25.11.2020

Historic milestone: the ILO Convention 190

25.11.2020

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Interview with Dr. Christina Stockfisch on the ILO Convention 190 and the status of implementation

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27.10.2020

KAYA&KATO and IBM launch new blockchain project

27.10.2020

Cooperation project for the transparent documentation of the textile supply chain

Blockchain technology will provide complete transparency and traceability of garments down to the fiber for both companies and consumers.

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12.10.2020

New Expert Group on Climate Action

12.10.2020

On October 1st, the new expert group (EG) on climate action was launched. It aims to develop best practices for minimising climate risks in all parts of the supply chain.

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18.09.2020

Fashion Charter publishes Playbook for Climate Action

18.09.2020

Climate protection and CO2 reduction

The Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has published the Playbook for Climate Action for the textile and clothing industry.

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13.04.2021

Living Wage Benchmarks

13.04.2021

Sector risk wages and social services

A new list of recommended living wage benchmarks provides brands and retailers with an overview of what data should be used to analyse the wage gap in different producing countries.

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Announcement

Building Back Better by Buying Better

In line with this year´s annual topic "Responsible Purchasing Practices", the 7th members' meeting of the Partnership for Sustainable Textiles will be held under the motto "Building Back Better by Buying Better".

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Advanced Chemical Management Trainings

Chemical management training for textile wet processing units

Dates and information about the Advanced Chemical Management Trainings of Systain and the Textiles Partnership

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25.02.2021

ZDHC Technical Industry Guide

25.02.2021

Chemikalienmanagement

Die ZDHC Foundation veröffentlichte kürzlich das CMS Technical Industry Guide. Es dient als Grundlage der Implementierung eines nachhaltigen Chemikalienmanagements für Marken und Lieferanten.

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23.02.2021

Basic Training Responsible Purchasing Practices

23.02.2021

30 minute e-learning

With a new basic training, companies in the Textiles Partnership learn how their purchasing practices affect working conditions in the supply chain and how they can improve them.

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15.02.2021

UNFCCC Playbook: German version is now available

15.02.2021

Guide for all fashion stakeholders

The playbook is designed to support companies on their pathway to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. It helps them identify what actions to take and what initiatives and programs they could support.

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09.02.2021

Responsible Purchasing Practices

09.02.2021

Various activities and support services are planned

In 2021, the Partnership for Sustainable Textiles makes responsible purchasing practices its annual topic. This was decided by the Steering Committee at its meeting at the end of January.

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07.01.2021

New guideline for sustainable textile procurement

07.01.2021

The German Federal Government published the "Guideline for sustainable textile procurement“. The guideline is aimed at federal authorities, federal states and municipalities.

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12.01.2021

Guidebook Wet Processing

12.01.2021

Solidaridad publishes a new guidebook

This guidebook looks at the challenges and consequences of water pollution and use of chemicals, water and energy.

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08.12.2020

6th Members' Meeting

08.12.2020

Review and recordings

"On track" was the topic of the 6th Members' Meeting of the Textiles Partnership on November, 24 and 25. In his welcoming address, Jürgen Janssen, head of the Partnership secretariat, emphasised that the course towards due diligence and sustainability is accurate, important and forward-looking.

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27.11.2020

Strategic Cooperation with the Open Apparel Registry

27.11.2020

Joint Action to improve transparency in the Garment Sector

The Textiles Partnership supports the uniform and reliable database of the OAR and publishes an aggregated list of about 6900 production sites of 23 Partnership members.

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05.11.2020

Welcome to the Partnership

05.11.2020

We welcome global tactics to the Textiles Partnership.

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26.10.2020

New Expert Group on Circular Economy

26.10.2020

Around 35 Partnership members participate in the new expert group.

They want to identify and develop best practices and guidelines on recyclable processes and products along the entire textile value chain.

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07.10.2020

OECD Due Diligence Guidance now available in German

07.10.2020

Due diligence in textile supply chains

The OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains in the Garment & Footwear Sector sets standards for the textile industry. Now, the guidance is now also available in German.

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06.10.2020

T-REXS: the new risk analysis tool

06.10.2020

The Textiles Partnership presents its new tool, which guides companies step by step through the risk analysis.

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01.09.2020

Textiles Partnership at the Sustainable Fashion Summit

01.09.2020

We will be at the Sustainable Fashion Summit in Frankfurt am Main on 10 September, as a partner of the event and with a joint booth together with Grüner Knopf.

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