Entries by Felicitas Casellas

“Women have to be respected”

We interviewed Mary Viyakula from the Indian non-governmental organisation SAVE about the Partnership Initiative in Tamil Nadu, about her personal goals in life and workers’ rights. Seventeen percent of all employees in India work in the textile and garment sector. The centre of yarn production is in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu, where […]

Together for better working conditions in the garment industry

[Berlin, 2nd of November 2018] Fair Wear Foundation (FWF) and the Partnership for Sustainable Textiles signed a strategic cooperation agreement. The cooperation partners want to work together to promote fair working conditions and wages in the production countries of the garment industry. The cooperation focuses on promoting the payment of living wages and access to […]

Textile Exchange and the Partnership of Sustainable Textiles get together to increase the sustainability in the textile industry

[Milan: October 23, 2018] Today the global working nongovernmental organisation Textile Exchange and the Partnership for Sustainable Textiles signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) and agreed on a cooperation to promote the development and use of sustainable materials and fibres in the clothing industry.  With this focus, the cooperation covers the following fields: Capacity building […]

Newsletter – September 2018

Contents Latest news from the Steering Committee Welcome to the Partnership Progress in the review process Report from the projects Invitations & dates Dear Partnership members, In mid-August we were able to begin publishing the roadmaps for 2018 and the progress reports from 2017. There are now 85 roadmaps available online and the outstanding action […]

Invitations & dates

Members’ Meeting – save the date! We would like to warmly invite you to the 4th Members’ Meeting of the Textile Partnership at the GIZ Representation in Berlin on 30 October 2018. We shall send you information about registration and about the whole-day programme and procedure as soon as possible. We look forward to seeing […]

Report from the Projects

Living wages On 29 August, the expert group on living wages convened in Berlin for their second meeting, in part to drive forward the development of a Partnership Initiative on living wages. The meeting began with a presentation of the approach adopted by the Fair Wear Foundation (FWF), which became a cooperation partner of the […]

Progress in the review process

1,300 objectives and 22 items of progress online From the total of 116 submitted roadmaps, 83 have now been assessed successfully and published on our website, and the others will follow when their assessment is complete. In addition, 22 members have published their progress report voluntarily this year. Positive opinions in the press The publication […]