Garments and Textile

CVRD has signed the Agreement on Sustainable Garments and Textile

20-03-2020

CVRD has signed the Agreement on Sustainable Garments and Textile on October 8, 2019. The company will work towards sustainable products and supply chain.

Collaboration and remedies towards betters workplaces in Bangladesh & India

02-03-2020

During an interactive event on February 17th, the involved parties and companies in the Agreement for Sustainable Garments & Textile project ‘Remedies towards a Better Workplace’, shared their experiences, results and lessons learned with a wide group of companies and other interested parties.

CNV international publishes video on freedom of assiociation

13-01-2020

Freedom of Association is one of the key themes within the Agreement on Sustainable Garments and Textile. Participating brands commit to respect freedom of association and social dialogue in their international supply chains, as it is a fundamental right of workers and a fundamental human right to organize in a trade union.

2nd Sustainable Apparel Forum in Bangladesh

16-12-2019

In the beginning of November 2019, the AGT was invited to participate in two events in Bangladesh. On November 4th, the Dutch Embassy in Dhaka hosted a Round Table on the importance of purchasing practices and its effect on sustainability.

Eight agreement-companies take extra step in transparency

12-11-2019

Several companies participating in the Dutch Agreement on Sustainable Garments and Textile have signed a Transparency Pledge. In doing so, companies commit to disclose the locations of their production sites, what type of garments are manufactured there, and how many people work at these sites.

Dutch Agreement on Sustainable Garments and Textile (AGT) promotes Sustainable Purchasing Practices in collaboration with the German Textile Partnership and ACT on Living Wage

04-10-2019

The AGT pays significant attention to purchasing practices of signatory companies. Industry-wide sustainable purchasing practices should enable suppliers to make progress towards paying workers a living wage.

‘Garment and textile agreement is relevant’

04-10-2019

Conclusion of research agency: satisfactory progress made in complying with agreements.

Textile agreement publishes animal welfare risks factsheets

04-10-2019

A working group of the Dutch Agreement on Sustainable Garments and Textile (IMVO Textile Covenant) has discussed and analysed animal welfare risks associated with the 'big five' of Animal Derived Materials: wool, down, leather, silk and fur.

Essenza Home, Rademakers and Kinds of Indigo are welcomed as associated members of the German Textile Partnership

01-10-2019

These companies are already signatories to the Dutch Agreement of Sustainable Clothing and Textile. At the beginning of 2018, a close collaboration was founded between the Dutch and German Textile initiative.

Je m’appelle has signed the Agreement Sustainable Garments and Textile

26-09-2019

Je m’appelle has signed the Agreement Sustainable Garments and Textile on August 21, 2019. The company will work towards a sustainable production chain.