Annual Report 2021


Annual Report 2021

At the Working Meeting on 17 and 18 May in Berlin (more on this here), Jürgen Janssen, head of the Partnership Secretariat, presented the 2021 annual report to the members. As in 2020, it is again a pure online report: https://report.textilbuendnis.com/en/bnt2021/

Here is a small foretaste

Federal Development Minister Svenja Schulze underlines the opportunity of the Textiles Partnership to "set important impulses and show the industry the way to a sustainable, social and sustainable textile industry."

Figures, data, facts15 new members. The Partnership companies achieved 79% of the goals from the 2019 Review Process and set themselves 871 new goals. 44 workshops and webinars took place. 22 new publications have been published.

We take a look back at the Review Process and see what went well and where there is a need for change. You will also read how the members intend to address the 11 sector risks in order to contribute to the Partnership goals.

What our Partnership initiatives, projects and numerous expert groups have been working on is clearly presented in chapter 5.

Has the product clone project succeeded in developing more sustainable and recyclable upgrades of products? We learn about this in an interview with Prof. Dr. Maike Rabe, head of the Research Institute for Textiles and Clothing (FTB) at the Niederrhein University of Applied Sciences.

In a guest article, Lindita Xhaferi-Salihuemphasizes that in addition to energy efficiency, renewable energies and cutting-edge technologies, the commitment of all stakeholders is perhaps the only chance to tackle the challenge of climate change.

You will find detailed information on these and many other topics in this annual report. We wish you an inspiring read!