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.
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.
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 on August 21, 2019. The company will work towards a sustainable production chain.
Schijvens Corporate Fashion and Zeeman Textielupers start a chain collaboration for paying living wages in a Pakistani textile factory. Both companies signed the Agreement for Sustainable Garments and Textile, the agreement has mediated between both companies to collaborate.
Forever Workwear is a Dutch corporate clothing company that has signed the Agreement Sustainable Garments and Textile on June 25, 2019. The company – including its brand Indushirt - will work towards a sustainable production chain.
The Agreement on Sustainable Garments and Textile has started a collaboration with the international website Open Apparel Registry (OAR).
Various good examples of cooperation on themes such as gender and living wages by companies provided much inspiration during the participants’ day on July 2nd. Over a hundred people from participating parties and companies in the Agreement on Sustainable Garments and Textile were present to learn from each other and to strengthen the collaboration.