We welcome five new members to the Textiles Partnership. Ceres Ltd., Sutura Einsatzkleidung GmbH and Teamdress Holding GmbH are new companies. With Deutscher Textilreinigungsverband, this important and growing part of the textile and clothing sector is again represented in the alliance at association level and with WWF Germany, civil society competence in the field of environmental, climate and resource protection can be further strengthened.
Ceres Diş Ticaret Tekstil Ltd. Şti. is an international supplier of fashion companies and retailers based in Istanbul. Through its active role in textile supply chains, Ceres aims to contribute to the Partnership's objectives by reducing the environmental footprint of its operations, improving ethical standards and striving for the highest operational standards.
Deutscher Textilreinigungsverband (DTV) is an employers' and trade association with around 800 craft, commercial and industrial enterprises. Among other things, the association is a member of the UN Global Compact and would like to join the Partnership in particular in the areas of energy and resource efficiency as well as environmental protection.
SUTURA Einsatzbekleidung GmbH is a manufacturer of ISO-certified emergency clothing for rescue and emergency medical services. The clothing is developed and produced exclusively in Germany in Schnaittach. ÖkoTex100 is the minimum standard for all articles. Integration is a central element of personnel policy.
Teamdress Holding GmbH develops, produces and sells ISO-certified professional and protective clothing. The medium-sized company headquartered in Hamburg supplies textile service companies, laundries, the technical trade as well as leading companies from industry, trade, gastronomy and care.
WWF Germany: The Berlin-based Environmental Foundation was founded in 1963 and is part of the World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF) network, which operates in over 100 countries. Among other things, the organisation promotes compliance with sustainability requirements in the production of agricultural raw materials and the extraction of wood, which is also used in the textile industry. For example, WWF Germany is represented on the Board of Trustees and Advisory Board of our member Cotton Made in Africa. In addition, climate and marine conservation, biodiversity and resource conservation are central fields of work of the WWF.