Entries by Bettina Schulze Vowinkel

Exclusion of seven members from the Partnership

The steering commitee of the Partnership for Sustainable Textiles decided yesterday to exclude seven members with immediate effect. They had not fulfilled their reporting obligations and had not submitted any roadmaps and progress reports, which are required in the review process. Some other members have left the Textiles Partnership since the beginning of the year, […]

High-level Panel on Due Diligence in the EU Textile and Garment Sector

The German Partnership for Sustainable Textiles and the Dutch Agreement on Sustainable Garments and Textile facilitate debate about opportunities for cooperation around the topic of due diligence in the garment sector at the EU level. The Partnership for Sustainable Textiles (Textiles Partnership) and the Dutch Agreement on Sustainable Garments and Textile (AGT) organised a panel […]

At a Glance – The worldwide Commitment of our Members

Worldwide there are more than 60 million people working in the textile and clothing sector. The members and cooperation partners of the Partnership for Sustainable Textiles are highly committed to improve the social, ecological and economic conditions alongside the entire textile supply chain. Our interactive world map provides you a detailed insight into this dedication. […]

Associate membership

As part of our strategic cooperation with AGT, we have agreed an option for mutual associate membership. Members of the Textiles Partnership will in future be able to apply via the Partnership Secretariat for associate membership of AGT and vice versa. The two initiatives pursue a common goal and, by joining forces, can make a […]

The comparison of standards has arrived!

A comparison of the requirements of different standards systems and member initiatives with the Partnership’s grid of questions has recently been added to TexPerT to assist you with entering your baseline data. If your business activities are geared to a standard or initiative, then you should activate the comparison of standards in TexPerT. Relevant information […]

New structures, new rules

Following the Steering Committee’s decision to make the Textiles Partnership’s structures more project-oriented, it became necessary to adapt the Cooperation Rules. Consequently, the Steering Committee agreed on an adaptation, for which a decision was made after their last meeting.   What has changed? The new Paragraph 11 summarises the new structures resulting from the Steering […]