Just one word

August 1st, 2022

If someone were to remake the 1967 Oscar-winning film The Graduate, they might also want to rewrite one of its more famous lines. At his college graduation party, young Benjamin Braddock, played by Dustin Hoffman, is pulled aside by Mr. McGuire, a family friend, who offers him a sage piece of advice. “I want to […]

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RWS available for review

April 11th, 2016

Textile Exchange, a U.S.-based global nonprofit that works to make the textile industry more sustainable, has released the first draft of the Responsible Wool Standard (RWS) for public stakeholder review. Interested parties will have the opportunity to give input into the standard and ensure that it meets its goals and delivers value to the wool […]

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Textile companies collaborate to improve sustainability

September 28th, 2015

Textile Exchange (TE), a global nonprofit organization that works to accelerate sustainable practices in the textile industry, released the findings of a comprehensive benchmarking report that measures the progress of 57 leading textile companies in their effort to become more sustainable. Companies ranging from small start-ups to global brands submitted detailed data about their use […]

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New cotton sustainability assessment tool

April 16th, 2015

Online tool from Textile Exchange measures environmental, economic and social aspects of organic cotton production. Textile Exchange (TE), a nonprofit dedicated to accelerating sustainability in textile manufacturing, has launched the Organic Cotton Sustainability Assessment Tool (OC-SAT), an online tool for assessing the environmental, economic and social impacts of organic cotton agriculture. TE will hold an […]

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