amfori, Fair Wear and PST Join Forces to Tackle Grievances from Shared Factories
Cooperation between amfori, Fair Wear the Textile Partnership
amfori, Fair Wear and the Partnership for Sustainable Textiles (PST) are pleased to announce the signing of a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen their collaboration to jointly address workers grievances from shared factories of their various member brands. This collaboration will initially be piloted for a year, with the objective to improve working conditions in our members’ supply chains and to offer learnings for the industry to align access to remedies.
Common Framework for Responsible Purchasing Practices
CFRPP: A Reference Document for Responsible Purchasing Practices
The "Common Framework for Responsible Purchasing Practices" now provides an aligned reference document for the garment industry. Several multi-stakeholder initiatives have developed the document and hope that the framework will help to focus attention on the changes needed, as a contribution to improved impact.
Welcome to the Partnership!
We are pleased to welcome WEITBLICK to the Textiles Partnership.
The new Partnership member from Bavaria has been selling and producing workwear since 1931. The products combine functionality and sustainable design for a variety of industries, including industrial companies and restaurants.
Let´s Play, Fair! Das war das Arbeitstreffen 2022
Report of the German Institute for Human Rights (Review Process)
Launch of the Partnership Initiative on Organic Cotton in India
On 17 and 18 May, the Textiles Partnership will meet at BeachMitte in Berlin.
At this year's Working Meeting, not only the location is special, but also the concept deviates from the usual process. Unlike in previous years, the participants determine the agenda themselves on the second day and contribute their topics.
Guidance for the collection of gender-disaggregated data
New guidance on gender data indicators
Although women make up the majority of employees in the textile indus-try, they are often overlooked in statistics. Systematic disadvantages and discrimination are not only detrimental to them personally, but also have negative consequences for the entire economy.
Jürgen Janssen leaves the Textile Partnership
Interview on inclusion and diversity in the textile industry
How can the textile sector be made more inclusive?
Companies still face significant challenges in meeting their corporate due diligence obligations with regard to discrimination, gender-based violence and harassment in the workplace. These barriers make it difficult for workers to participate equally in the labour market.
Xhaferi-Salihu: Climate transition as risk and opportunity
Workshop: Risiken in der tieferen Lieferkette adressieren
How can companies better record risks along the entire textile supply chain in order to fulfil their social and ecological due diligence obligations in a more targeted manner? In a workshop at the Textile Partnership working meeting in May, around 30 members exchanged views on this.
Workshop: Using data to achieve more transparency in supply chains
How can companies better record supply chain data in order to fulfil their social and ecological due diligence obligations in a more efficient way? In a workshop at the Textile Partnership working meeting in May, around 30 members exchanged views on this.
Turkey: Complaints mechanism for Syrian workers
The Open Apparel Registry becomes the Open Supply Hub
Since 2019, the Open Apparel Registry (OAR) has been a database for supply chain data and production facilities in the textile and clothing industry. With the launch of the beta version of the Open Supply Hub, the database now also spans a range of other sectors, including sporting goods, beauty, consumer packaged goods, apparel and electronics.
Partnership Initiative Complaints Mechanisms: Start of the second module in Pakistan
Module to strengthen internal factory grievance mechanisms
Since 2020, the Partnership's Grievance Mechanisms Initiative has supported Partnership members in implementing effective grievance mechanisms in their supply chains. A first module of the Partnership Initiative started in April 2021 and is now complemented by another module in Pakistan.
Welcome to the Partnership!
Partnership Initiative Tamil Nadu starts its second phase
Increased participation, more exchange, but less spinning mills
The joint commitment to improved grievance structures in spinning mills and the promotion of stakeholder dialogue continues. The focus of the second phase is on around 40 spinning mills in the four districts of Coimbatore, Dindigul, Erode and Tiruppur.