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10.01.2022

Common Framework for Responsible Purchasing Practices

10.01.2022

Kommentierung noch bis 14. Januar möglich

Um bessere Einkaufspraktiken zu erreichen, erarbeitet eine Gruppe verschiedener Multi-Stakeholder-Initiativen das Common Framework for Responsible Purchasing Practices. Es soll sich an Unternehmen und Multi-Stakeholder-Initiativen gleichermaßen richten und als Anleitung zur Verbesserung von Einkaufspraktiken dienen.

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15.12.2021

PPA & PPSA for better purchasing practices and higher wages

15.12.2021

Joint report from PST and AGT

Once again, members of the Textiles Partnership and signatories of the AGT were invited to complete purchasing practices self-assessment and obtain feedback from their suppliers with another questionnaire.

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01.12.2021

FEA study "CLOTHES with HOOKS"

01.12.2021

Global environmental impact of the production of our clothing

The German Federal Environment Agency (FEA), a member of the Textiles Partnership, published the study "CLOTHES with HOOKS". In it, the UBA examines the global environmental impact of our consumption of clothing. One focus is water use in arid regions for raw materials and textile production.

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30.11.2021

Welcome to the Partnership!

30.11.2021

We are pleased to welcome FaRev to the Textiles Partnership.

The small Munich textile company FaRev stands for sustainability and fair working conditions. The focus of the company is on the production and distribution of underwear for men.

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10.11.2021

Climate Action: Renewed Fashion Charter

10.11.2021

Reference document for the Textiles Partnership

At the World Climate Conference in Glasgow, the Fashion Charter presented the new version of the Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action, which serves as a reference document for the Textiles Partnership and its members to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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08.11.2021

In presence and online: Working Meeting 2021

08.11.2021

Working Meeting 2021

This year's Working Meeting took place on 27 October hybrid. About 60 representatives of the Partnership's members met at the KOMED in Cologne. Additionally, up to 30 people dialed in online for the workshops and two plenary sessions.

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24.09.2021

Handling the situation in Myanmar

24.09.2021

Positions of the stakeholder groups in the steering committee

Since the military coup in Myanmar, the Partnership Secretariat has been informing the members of the Textiles Partnership on a weekly basis about current developments in the country. It turns out that the military is using increasing violence against opposition members and trade unionists.

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22.09.2021

Partnerships 2030: Factsheets on the SDGs

22.09.2021

Advantages of multi-stakeholder partnerships in addressing complex challenges

How do multi-stakeholder partnerships (MAGPs) contribute to the successfully implementing of the 2030 Agenda? Partnerships2030 discusses this question in a factsheet series. In the factsheet on SDG1, the Textiles Partnership is listed as an example MAP.

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17.09.2021

Welcome to the Partnership

17.09.2021

We are pleased to welcome Deutsche Institute für Textil- und Faserforschung Denkendorf (DITF).

The DITF is a foundation under public law and supports the primarily small and medium-sized textile industry with research and development.

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02.09.2021

Welcome to the Partnership!

02.09.2021

We are pleased to welcome Blutsgeschwister GmbH to the Textiles Partnership.

The Berlin label Blutsgeschwister was founded in 2001 and tailors "feel good couture" with feminine cuts, materials and patterns. The company is now represented by over 300 retail partners at home and abroad.

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05.08.2021

WG Recycling Project: Recyclable Product Clones

05.08.2021

Circular Economy and Recycling

The Working Group Recycling launched the project Recyclable Product Clones in March 2021. The aim of the project is to develop more sustainable updates of the products, so-called "product clones".

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21.07.2021

Free E-Learning on Chemical Management

21.07.2021

E-Learning der GIZ auf der Lernplattform atingi

A new e-learning teaches the basics of chemicals management. The aim of the online training is, among other things, to raise awareness of health and environmental risks and to enable to perform risk analysis and implement measures accordingly international standards.

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16.06.2021

Supply Chain Transparency: Where do our members source from?

16.06.2021

Aggregated list with supplier information at the Open Apparel Registry

In line with the aim of the strategic cooperation with the OAR, the Partnership for Sustainable Textiles has published an aggregated list with a total of around 6,850 production sites from 23 member companies.

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26.05.2021

Pilot Project Organic Cotton

26.05.2021

Cooperation between Fairtrade, GIZ, Tchibo, Dibella, Chetna & OCA

For the pilot project on organic cotton, several companies and organisations have joined forces with the aim of increasing the amount of available organic cotton on the world market.

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19.05.2021

Training series on responsible purchasing practices

19.05.2021

4 workshops until June

The series will address some of the most pressing issues companies are currently facing as they roll out their responsible purchasing programmes.

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13.04.2021

Living Wage Estimates

13.04.2021

Sector risk wages and social services

A new list of recommended living wage estimates 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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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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02.12.2021

Welcome to the Partnership!

02.12.2021

We are happy to welcome VDFI to the Partnership!

The VDFI bundles the interests of the down and feather industry vis-à-vis politics, administration and the public. The association's tasks include a strong commitment to quality assurance and standardization work, the preparation of economic data and the provision of information material.

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15.11.2021

Review Process 2021: Publication of Reports

15.11.2021

36 Berichte ab heute online

The Review Process represents the individual responsibility of the companies in the Partnership for Sustainable Textiles (PST) to implement due diligence in their supply network. The aim of the Review Process is to analyse the most serious social, environmental and corruption risks and to prevent them effectively. Today, the PST publishes the first 34 Review Reports.

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21.10.2021

Better Buying Partnership Index Survey

21.10.2021

Quality of supplier relationships

The Partnership for Sustainable Textiles supports The Industry We Want's push for an annual assessment of the industry’s state of purchasing practices.

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23.09.2021

Launch of the Living Wage Lab

23.09.2021

Zusammen für existenzsichernde Löhne

With the launch of the Living Wage Lab, the Partnership Initiative Living Wages entered a new phase. The aim of the Living Wage Lab is to support PST members in developing and implementing individual living wage strategies and to develop scalable solutions together with their suppliers.

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20.09.2021

New glossary on circular economy

20.09.2021

Die wichtigsten Begriffe zu Kreislaufwirtschaft

The glossary is intended to facilitate a common basic understanding of certain terms.

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14.09.2021

Welcome to the Partnership!

14.09.2021

We are pleased to welcome KLiNGEL Group to the Textiles Partnership.

The KLiNGEL Group, headquartered in Pforzheim, is one of the largest multichannel distance sellers in Germany with numerous subsidiaries in other European countries

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02.09.2021

Welcome to the Partnership!

02.09.2021

We are pleased to welcome Global Nature Fund to the Textiles Partnership.

The Global Nature Fund (GNF) was established in 1998 as an international foundation for the environment and nature. The foundation is independent of the state and pursues exclusively and directly charitable purposes.

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02.08.2021

Steering Committee enters new term

02.08.2021

New members in the Steering Committee

The Steering Committee is the highest decision-making body in the Textiles Partnership. In its meetings, the steering committee decides, among other things, on membership applications and new projects.

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21.07.2021

Online Colloquium on Textile Wastewater Management

21.07.2021

Online event on August 19

At the "Online Colloquium on Textile Wastewater Management" on 18 August, you will gain insights into textile wastewater management practices from Vietnam, Pakistan, India and Bangladesh. Registration is open until August 13.

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07.07.2021

Basic Training Responsible Purchasing Practices

07.07.2021

30 minute e-learning

In the basic training, companies learn how their purchasing practices affect working conditions in the supply chain and how they can improve them.

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01.06.2021

Purchasing Practices (Self-)Assessment

01.06.2021

Online survey between March and April 2021

15 Partnership companies analysed their purchasing practices and collected feedback of suppliers along their own supply chain.

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20.05.2021

New Guideline: Responsible Exit

20.05.2021

Minimise negative impacts on employees at suppliers

This guide sets out step by step how companies can develop a process that ensures that they exercise respon-sible exits and which guidelines and requirements have to be taken in consideration.

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05.05.2021

Together with GIZ GmbH, zalando and FABRIC Asia the Partnership for Sustainable Textiles organises the conference “Chemical Management in Chinese textile, garment and footwear production”, which will take place on 27 May 2021.

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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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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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