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That Shift, the leading center of expertise on the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, created FAQs on the EU Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CS3D) specifically addressing the questions and concerns from companies? The FAQs are the first in a series of free, publicly available resources in which Shift will unpack some of the most common questions - and misconceptions - about the policy and its relationship to international due diligence standards.


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New Report: Towards a Collective Approach - Rethinking Fashion's Doomed Climate Strategy

New Report: Towards a Collective Approach - Rethinking Fashion's Doomed Climate Strategy

Transformers Foundation surveyed denim suppliers, finding that the sector’s approach to climate change, including Science Based Targets, are impractical and inequitable: they often ignore feasibility, context, fairness, and disproportionately burden suppliers financially.


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What are the current challenges in the garment and textiles industry in Bangladesh? How is the sector developing in China? What about labour rights and working conditions in Vietnam? Learn more about the issues shaping the industry in Asia's key sourcing hubs, with insights from leading industry experts in those countries.


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ILO releases new guides to help garment factories become more resilient

ILO releases new guides to help garment factories become more resilient

Building business resilience during and after the COVID 19 pandemic has become one of the most important topics for garment manufacturers. Find out about recommended measures for factory managers in the new guides from ILO.

Let’s talk!  Social Dialogue helps Asian garment industry navigate the COVID-19 crisis

Let’s talk! Social Dialogue helps Asian garment industry navigate the COVID-19 crisis

Manufacturers from three countries share how worker-employer dialogue has been key to surviving the pandemic.

Voices of the industry: “This widespread breakdown across the industry has illuminated how fragile the system really was”

Voices of the industry: “This widespread breakdown across the industry has illuminated how fragile the system really was”

Industry experts agree that the COVID-19 pandemic will continue to shape garment production in Asia far into 2021 and beyond. Here are the perspectives of industry stakeholders.

Why the fashion industry needs to move beyond general commitments to carbon neutrality

Why the fashion industry needs to move beyond general commitments to carbon neutrality

Did you know? The fashion industry is responsible for between 5% and 8% of global carbon emissions –more than all international flights and maritime shipping combined?

“Fostering a recycling industry will definitely put Cambodia on the international map for circularity”

“Fostering a recycling industry will definitely put Cambodia on the international map for circularity”

An interview with Massimiliano Tropeano, FABRIC Asia, Senior Advisor for Garment Sector, about the importance of a better waste management and what solutions are available.

“The Climate Action Training is a foundational element for the textile and garment industry to upskill itself”

“The Climate Action Training is a foundational element for the textile and garment industry to upskill itself”

An interview with Tracy Nilsson, adidas' Senior Director of Social-Environmental Affair and a passionate advocate for sustainability issues in the fashion industry.

Moving the needle on gender equality and decent work in Asia’s garment sector: why and how

Moving the needle on gender equality and decent work in Asia’s garment sector: why and how

Inspired by the new report “Moving the needle - gender equality and decent work in Asia's garment sector", women leaders discuss persistent gender challenges in one of the most female-dominated industries and what we can do to tackle them.

How a community platform can empower women garment workers

How a community platform can empower women garment workers

Why create a safe space for women garment workers? The guidebook "How to set up a community platform for women garment workers" will provide you with the right answers.

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‘Intensified competition with China’ dents Pakistan’s textile sector: Economic Survey 2023-24

Intensified competition with China and weakened external demand hit Pakistan’s textile sector, which remained at the receiving end during the outgoing fiscal year, albeit its contraction was lower.

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India's textile exports surge by 9.6 pc despite global headwinds

India's textile exports grew by 9.59 per cent in May this year compared to the same month of the previous year, despite unfavourable economic conditions.

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FY25 budget deals catastrophic blow to textile industry: APTMA

The All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) has voiced severe concerns regarding the FY25 budget proposed by the government.

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A lot can get lost amid today’s information overload - that's why every week we curate highlights from the garment and textiles industry for you. From new initiatives, events, webinars, flagship reports, trainings to services, we'll help you stay current with the industry’s news and latest updates.

What's going on in...?

What's going on in...?

What are the current challenges in the garment and textiles industry in Bangladesh?  How is the sector developing in China? What about labour rights and working conditions in Vietnam? Learn more about the issues shaping the industry in Asia's key sourcing hubs, with insights from leading industry experts in those countries.  

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Our Industry Calendar

Celebrating Five Years of ILO Convention 190: Addressing Violence and Harassment in the World of Work

2024-06-20 19:00:00+07:00 to 2024-06-20 20:15:00+07:00  (7:00 PM — 8:15 PM)  UTC+07

Online


Future Fabrics Expo 2024

2024-06-25 00:00:00+07:00 to 2024-06-26 23:59:59+07:00  UTC+07

London, UK


TMC Public Webinar: An Introduction to Fibre Fragmentation & The Triple Planetary Impact

2024-06-25 21:00:00+07:00 to 2024-06-25 22:00:00+07:00  (9:00 PM — 10:00 PM)  UTC+07

Online


Can AI save social compliance programs?

2024-06-25 22:30:00+07:00 to 2024-06-25 23:30:00+07:00  (10:30 PM — 11:30 PM)  UTC+07

Online


Better Cotton Conference 2024

2024-06-26 00:00:00+07:00 to 2024-06-27 23:59:59+07:00  UTC+07

Istanbul, Turkey


Building value chains for mixed textile waste with the RegioGreenTex Lowlands Hub

2024-06-27 16:30:00+07:00 to 2024-06-27 18:00:00+07:00  (4:30 PM — 6:00 PM)  UTC+07

Online


Responsible Sourcing for Retailers and Their Suppliers

2024-06-27 22:00:00+07:00 to 2024-06-27 23:00:00+07:00  (10:00 PM — 11:00 PM)  UTC+07

Online


Manufacturer Forum: Shanghai

2024-06-28 00:00:00+07:00 to 2024-06-28 23:59:59+07:00  UTC+07

Shanghai, China



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