Tag: textiles

  • MEPs call on the Commission to follow civil society approach in textile strategy

    A group of 53 Members of the European Parliament (MEP) from across the political spectrum has written a letter to Commissioners Sinkevičius, Hogan, Reynders, and Urpilainen endorsing civil society’s approach to rethinking the global textile value chain.

  • Coronavirus strengthens case for new EU textile laws – 65 civil society groups publish joint vision

    As the European Commission is poised to start developing a new ‘comprehensive strategy for textiles’ in the coming months [1], today a group of 65 diverse civil society organisations has set out its vision [2] for the global Textile, Garments, Leather and Footwear (TGLF) sector. They have done so by releasing a non-official (or “shadow”) strategy in which they propose a set of legislative and non-legislative actions that the EU can undertake to contribute to fairer and more sustainable TGLF value chains.

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