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New licensees further expand global reach of GoodWeave certified rug and home textile products
WASHINGTON, May 5, 2021 – Over the past year, GoodWeave International has officially licensed seven new companies from around the globe committed to child-labor-free supply chains for their rug or home textile products.
COVID-19 Update and Response
As we continue to pull together to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and mitigate business disruptions, GoodWeave International is taking a number of steps to continue operations, as well as support workers, children and partner companies during the crisis.
GoodWeave International CEO Nina Smith receives Tufts University Alumni Award for Active Citizenship and Public Service
WASHINGTON, March 1, 2021 – Nina Smith, the founding CEO of GoodWeave International, was recently named a recipient of the 2020 Tufts University Alumni Award for Active Citizenship and Public Service, which celebrates contributions to improving the lives of others.
Hem Moktan: He Made It
Hem Moktan was 13 years old when he was rescued from a carpet factory in Kathmandu by a GoodWeave inspector. He was enrolled in GoodWeave’s transit home for rescued children where he received an education. He now works to protect other children and serves as Child Development Officer at Nepal GoodWeave Foundation. Hem’s story demonstrates how GoodWeave’s work transforms both global supply chains and individual lives. View both short and long versions of the film.