Garments and Textile

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.

Agreement signatories Schijvens and Zeeman start cooperation for a living wage

03-09-2019

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 has signed the Agreement on Sustainable Garments and Textile

23-08-2019

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.

Agreement starts collaboration with Open Apparel Registry

16-07-2019

The Agreement on Sustainable Garments and Textile has started a collaboration with the international website Open Apparel Registry (OAR).

Good examples offer inspiration to signatories at participants’ day

11-07-2019

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.

Arisa conducts risk assessment in Tamil Nadu to identify risks and strengthen the efforts of signatory brands

09-07-2019

Human Rights Organisation Arisa has conducted a risk assessment in the supply chain of signatories to the Agreement on Sustainable Garments and Textile (AGT) in Tamil Nadu (India).