Textile Exchange launched its Organic Cotton Market Report as well as the Preferred Fibre and Materials Report during their annual conference which was held near Washington DC this year during the week of October 9-13, 2017. Textile Exchange invited companies to participate in their Call to Action for SDGs, the focus of this year´s conference.
Continental Clothing Co. – in collaboration with BSD Consulting and the Fair Fashion Network – has implemented a scheme that aims to deliver a LIVING WAGE for the garment workers in its supply chain. The costs for doing this are only 0.14 Euro per T-Shirt. From 1.1.2016 the monthly salary will be increased by 650 INR per month for every worker in the factory. Continental Clothing hopes to be able to soon up-scale the project.
BSD Colombia is supporting a reconciliation project titled "Reconciliación Colombia" that promotes reconciliation and peace in Colombia by bringing to the forefront the initiatives and activities that contribute to the reconstruction of a post-conflict country.