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COVID-19 Update and Response

Most of our teams around the world are now teleworking, and those who are unable to do so are following Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines. Certification labels are being issued. We have adapted protocols and operations to continue issuing labels throughout the crisis peri...

The human cost of cheap prices

This article was written by Phyllis Kurlander Constanza and first appeared on  UBS Stories on January 29, 2020.

Cheap prices come at a terrible cost to some

Swathes of the fashion industry rely on child labor to keep up with the demands of retailers looking for new, cheaper pr...

New Australian Legislation and Leading Carpet Brands Lead the Movement Against Modern Slavery

 

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About GoodWeave International

GoodWeave, the nonprofit organization founded in 1994 by Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi, is the leading global institution with a mission to end child labour, and forced and bonded labour in global supply chains, through a market-bas...

New Soft Furnishings Certification Scheme Unlocks Ethical Supply Chains

 

For immediate release 19 June 2019

GoodWeave International, the leading global organisation ending child labour in supply chains, has launched a new labelling standard to address the issue of child exploitation in retail production of woven items for the home. Developed and t...

GoodWeave Celebrates 25 Years of Ending Child Labor in India

On March 13, 2019, GoodWeave celebrated its 25th anniversary in New Delhi with the board members, stakeholders, and founder Kailash Satyarthi. GoodWeave presented Kailash with an honorary award. Pictured is Kul Gautam, GoodWeave International board member, Nina Smith, GoodWeave CEO, Arshi, studen...

Is Child Labor Out of Fashion?

This article was written by GoodWeave CEO Nina Smith and first appeared on C&A Foundation’s Blog (now Laudes Foundation) on May 15, 2019.

The hidden supply chain

This March I met 12-year-old Arshi in front of her small house, where her parents, Jousef and Parveen, had stretched a...

GoodWeave Congratulates Stephanie Odegard on Winning the 2018 Iqbal Masih Award for the Elimination of Child Labor

Bruce Moats, Chief Communications & Impact Officer
tel : +1 202 234 9050 bruce@goodweave.org 

Washington, DC — March 7, 2019 – GoodWeave congratulates Ms. Stephanie Odegard on winning the Iqbal Masih Award for implementing extraordinary efforts that have contributed tow...

GoodWeave to Exhibit at Leading Home Textile Show

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Deadline Extended – Feedback on the Standard can be submitted through Friday, January 11, 2019

GoodWeave’s project is a two-year pilot in northern India to establish and test a new sourcing system, which will tackle child and forced labor in informal apparel, fashion jewelry and home textiles supply chains, especially at the homeworker level. The approach establishes and monitors strict ...

GoodWeave Approach Reduces Child Labor in Home-Based Carpet Production in Afghanistan Over Five Year Period

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