Garments and Textile

Dutch Agreement on Sustainable Garments and Textile comments on report Clean Clothes Campaign and SOMO

06-07-2020

Clean Clothes Campaign (SKC) and SOMO recently published a report criticizing the reporting of a number of companies participating in the Dutch Agreement on Sustainable Garments and Textile (AGT). The report assesses the extent to which these companies' reports comply with the OECD guidelines. AGT sees the report as an incentive for companies to work towards greater transparency.

Businesses participating in the Dutch Agreement on Sustainable Garments and Textile take a step forward in international responsible business conduct

30-06-2020

The number of participating businesses that fully comply with the process requirements relating to international responsible business conduct has grown sharply from 5 to 36. There are now more than 5,800 locations identified where garments and textiles are being produced. This is stated in the 2019 annual report of the Dutch Agreement on Sustainable Garments and Textile, which is published today.

H.J. de Rooy Lederwaren signs the Agreement on Sustainable Garments and Textile

15-06-2020

H.J. de Rooy Lederwaren has signed the Agreement on Sustainable Garments and Textile. The company will work towards sustainable products and supply chains.

Pre-COVID-19 self-assessment of purchasing practices in garments and textile sector provides valuable insights

09-06-2020

Joint report of AGT and PST based on tool developed by ACT underlines importance in times of crisis

Tools purchasing practices for clothing company managers

03-06-2020

During a webinar, organized with Inretail, Modint and Solidaridad, the IRBC Agreement on Sustainable Garments and Textile, managers of clothing companies were given tools for purchasing practices in producing countries.

Parties to Agreement on Sustainable Garments and Textile call for responsibility during the corona crisis

03-06-2020

The parties to the Agreement on Sustainable Garments and Textile (AGT) are calling on companies to comply with their international social responsibility during the corona crisis. The basic principles are to protect the income of workers in the garment and textile sector, to guarantee their health and safety, and to make the supply chain future-proof.

Call to face the consequences of the corona crisis together

21-04-2020

The IRBC Agreement on Sustainable Garments and Textile, together with a large group of like-minded organizations, has drawn up a joint statement on responding responsibly to the corona crisis.

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.

Alignment between initiatives at the European level: AGT, PST and SAC stress the potential for scaling up due diligence implementation in the garment sector

24-02-2020

Ten years following the update of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises and the launch of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, there is growing consensus across governments, intergovernmental organisations and other stakeholders that due diligence is at the core of responsible business conduct especially with regard to supply chain responsibility.