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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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07.07.2021

Basic Training Responsible Purchasing Practices

07.07.2021

30 minute e-learning

Im Basistraining erfahren Unternehmen, wie sich ihre Einkaufspraktiken auf die Arbeitsbedingungen in der Lieferkette auswirken und wie sie diese verbessern können.

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30.06.2021

Welcome to the Partnership!

30.06.2021

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

Deerberg has specialized in women's clothing, shoes and home textiles made of high-quality natural materials such as linen, organic cotton, virgin wool and leather. The share of certified organic cotton is now 94 percent in the upcoming fall/winter 2021 season.

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17.06.2021

Welcome to the Partnership!

17.06.2021

We are pleased to welcome SOCKSWEAR to the Textiles Partnership.

SOCKSWEAR employs around 30 people at its headquarter in Eisenberg and has specialized for many years in wholesale and retail in the hosiery and underwear sector.

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01.06.2021

Purchasing Practices (Self-)Assessment

01.06.2021

Onlineumfrage zwischen März und 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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01.07.2021

Welcome to the Partnership!

01.07.2021

DGW Deutsche Gesellschaft für Recycling mbH – Schuhe und Textilien

For more than 30 years, DGW has been taking care of the sustainable, transparent and environmentally friendly recycling of textiles and shoes. The family-owned company is based in Isernhagen near Hanover.

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23.06.2021

Welcome to the Partnership!

23.06.2021

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

Jefferys has specialised in high-quality corporate fashion and accessories. The company's core competencies are based on the pillars of consulting, development, production, customisation, textile finishing and logistics with a special focus on sustainable practices.

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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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28.04.2021

New glossary on circular economy

28.04.2021

Die wichtigsten Begriffe zu Kreislaufwirtschaft

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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