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@2020 Bündnis für nachhaltige Textilien
Partnership for Sustainable Textiles
c/o Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Phone: +49 228 4460-3560
Join our initiative for better working and environmental conditions. Take advantage of the exchange with other members, the support from the Partnership's Secretariat, and collective on-site engagement. As a member of the Textiles Partnership, you will receive information and support to ensure that your company can perform its due diligence.
Interested parties from these stakeholder groups can join the Partnership as ordinary members:
Scientific institutions or Federal Government authorities dealing with the issue of sustainable textiles as well as other organisations in exceptional and justified cases can also be accepted as advisory members.
Members of the Textiles Partnership jointly advocate for sustainable conditions in the production of textiles. Their common goals include social, ecological, and economic improvements along the global textile supply chain. The idea is to allow individual companies or organizations with limited contribution possibilities to facilitate and implement significant changes with other members of the Textiles Partnership members. It allows members to pool individual activities, exchange experiences, and develop solutions together. Not only is this more effective in reaching a sustainable textile sector, it is more efficient and cost-effective than working on these issues individually. The signing organisation is committed to pursue the Partnership's Goals in an active and implementation-oriented manner. This is done, for example, by participating in projects, project groups, or Partnership Initiatives. Members are obliged to participate in the "review process". Members must also publish an annual roadmap in which they commit to reaching certain targets. Within the review, their progress in achieving these targets and possible difficulties in realizing the targets are measured. Failure to achieve objectives or make adequate progress may result in sanctions and culminates with a revocation of membership to the Textiles Partnership.
If you are interested in joining the Partnership for Sustainable Textiles, we kindly ask you to contact the Partnership's Secretariat. By doing so, all your questions about the membership and the application will be answered individually and confidentially.
Here you can find the contact details.
The Steering Committee will decide on the admission to the Partnership.