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December 17, 2018

GoodWeave to Exhibit at Leading Home Textile Show

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December 3, 2018

Consultation: Draft Standard for New Sectors

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 ...

November 16, 2018

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

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October 4, 2018

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

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September 11, 2018

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

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June 15, 2018

Nirmala’s Story

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November 7, 2017

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 ...

September 6, 2017

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...

August 28, 2017

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...

August 23, 2017

GoodWeave Brings Its Powerful Anti-Child-Labor Message to The Rug Show New York, September 2017

GoodWeave will promote its child-labor-free certification program at this year’s New York edition of The Rug Show. The September trade event of more than 70 domestic and international exhibitors is one of the rug industry’s most influential gatherings. GoodWeave’s participation will showcas...