GoodWeave to Exhibit at Leading Home Textile ShowDecember 17, 2018
WASHINGTON, DC, December 18, 2018 – Join GoodWeave January 8th – 11th in Frankfurt, Germany at Heimtextil, the largest gathering of thousands of exhibitors in the home and contract textile industry.
GoodWeave will present its global solution to end child labor in supply chains by leveraging the power of the market, promoting transparency, restoring childhood, and addressing market failures that are at the root cause. Attendees can also find out how to partner with GoodWeave to join in its vision of a world free of child labor.
The GoodWeave exhibit will showcase in Gallery 1, N12 and a discussion will take place January 11th at 10:30 AM in Hall 11, level O foyer.
Over the almost 25 years of partnering with importers, and exporters, GoodWeave has rescued over 5,000 children from labor, provided quality education to almost 26,000 rescued and vulnerable children, and reached more than 75,0000 workers predominantly in carpet supply chains. Most recently, GoodWeave has expanded into apparel, home textiles, fashion jewelry, bricks, and tea where its reach and impact continue to grow. In partnership with global brands, GoodWeave’s home textile program now certifies select home textile products with the GoodWeave label – the best assurance that they were made without child labor. GoodWeave’s impact goes beyond reach numbers as it has been a leading voice in positively influencing societal norms and behaviors to eliminate child and forced labor.
About GoodWeave International
GoodWeave – a nonprofit organization founded in 1994 by Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi – is the leading global institution with a mission to end child labor, and forced and bonded labor, in global supply chains through a market-based holistic and authentic system. We bring visibility to global supply chains, give voice to informal and marginalized workers, provide assurance that certified products are free of child labor, and restore childhood to vulnerable children so they can laugh, learn, and play. For more information, visit goodweave.org.