Issues that effect the industry

What Themes does the Asia Garment Hub focus on?

The Asia Garment Hub is a one-stop knowledge Hub for the garment and textiles industry. Here you will find news, in-depth studies, best practices, events and trainings on the topic of Decent Work/Social & Labour Standards, Gender, Climate & Environment, Business/Productivity, COVID-19, Digitalization, and Purchasing Practices. Take the opportunity to expand your knowledge and network with industry experts.

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Decent Work/Social & Labour Standards

Decent Work/Social & Labour Standards

What is Decent Work and why is it a key element to achieve fair globalization and poverty reduction? We provide latest news, in-depth studies, guidance, good practices, as well as events and trainings.

Gender

Gender

Why do female garment workers face so many challenges? Find out what initiatives and projects are already working to address Gender inequality and discrimination in the workplace, and what key challenges are ahead.

Climate & Environment

Climate & Environment

How does Climate Change affect the garment and textiles industry? In this section you will find news, best practices, current events and trainings around the topic of Climate & Environment. 

Business & Productivity

Business & Productivity

What potential do measures to increase Business & Productivity hold for factories in Asia? Discover best practices, in-depth industry news, and upcoming events and trainings related to Business & Productivity.

COVID-19

COVID-19

What impact has the COVID-19 pandemic had on the global garment and textiles sector so far? Get the latest news on COVID-19, discover good practices, and connect with industry insiders here.

Digitalization

Digitalization

What impact does Digitalization have on the garment and textiles sector? In this section you will find news, best practices, current events and training around the topic of Digitalization.

Purchasing Practices

Purchasing Practices

What are Purchasing Practices? “Purchasing Practices” is an umbrella term that refers to how buyers engage with their suppliers. When do brands pay suppliers for the goods they’ve produced? How are prices negotiated? Are technical specifications agreed before production is due to start? Here's a short overview of the issues.

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