VAUDE Environmental Stewardship in the Textile Supply Chain

Objective

The project aims to improve the environmental and sustainability management systems of selected materials in the second upstream of the supply chain of suppliers of VAUDE (Tier 2) in the Asiatic procurement markets of Taiwan, China and Vietnam.

Short description

To improve the environmental and sustainability management systems of selected materials suppliers, VAUDE has entered into a development partnership with the German Development Corporation (DEG). The partnership is being supported by the BMZ-funded programme develoPPP.de. The project focuses on selected materials suppliers of VAUDE (Tier 2) in the Asiatic procurement markets of Taiwan, China and Vietnam. The aim is to make it easier for these suppliers to meet sustainability and environmental management requirements. VAUDE plans to raise these companies’ awareness of the implementation of environmental production and business practices and enable them to comply with the basis for an environmental management system in line with the standards applied by VAUDE.

Achievements

The key requirements of an environmental and sustainability management system and implementation examples have been discussed with the participating companies during the supplier training sessions that have been conducted. In addition, company-specific potentials for improvement and starting points for measures were identified during the initial assessment of the companies’ environmental and sustainability performance; they will be specified in more detail and moved towards implementation in the following work stages.

Title:
VAUDE Environmental Stewardship in the Textile Supply Chain

Country / Region:
Taiwan, China and Vietnam

Project running time:
2015 – 2017

Project partners:
VAUDE Sport GmbH & Co.KG, DEG – Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH (DEG), Bundesministerium für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung (BMZ), DEG – Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH, Arqum GmbH

Contact:
Bettina Roth:
bettina.roth@vaude.com

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As of: March 2018