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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 Odeg...

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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GoodWeave International Names New Board Chair, Welcomes New Board Member and Fills Key Executive Position

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Shusma Pokhrel appointed as the new Executive Director for GoodWeave Nepal Foundation

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Nirmala’s Story

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Consultation (Closed December 31, 2017): Draft Standard for Apparel, Fashion Jewelry, and Home Textiles

GoodWeave is field testing the applicability of the existing GoodWeave Standard principles and requirements in new sectors including apparel and textile supply chains, with a specific focus on informal home-based production. As part of this standard development process, we welcome feedback from ...

GoodWeave Teams Up with Grund America to Help Create a Child-Labor-Free Industry

Washington, DC, September 5, 2017 — North Carolina-based Grund America has joined with GoodWeave to support its ongoing work to combat child labor in global supply chains. Grund America (whose Czech parent company, Grund, is a longtime supporter of innovative social projects in India and Pe...

GoodWeave Expands Label Scheme from Rugs to Home Textiles in the UK and Gives Design Industry Means to Turn Back on Exploitation

The GoodWeave labelling scheme is expanding into home textiles, including throws, pillows, poufs and cushion covers. The expansion of GoodWeave’s certification programme, which to date has worked to eradicate child, slave and forced labour in the hand-made rug sector and to educate rescued chil...