Press Releases

November 30, 2020

Rapid research confirms COVID-19 crisis creates extreme hardship for informal workers and families in South Asia

Findings indicate expected uptick in child and worker exploitation

October 13, 2020

New collections from industry leader, Loloi Rugs, now GoodWeave certified

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13, 2020 – Loloi Rugs, a design leader and GoodWeave licensee, has released its fall rug collections carrying the GoodWeav...

September 22, 2020

GoodWeave International launches pilot project in Bangladesh to provide apparel workers COVID-19 relief and uncover hidden supply chains

Project funded by UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)

April 16, 2020

GoodWeave launches COVID-19 Child and Worker Protection Fund to provide humanitarian aid and services to producer communities in South Asia

WASHINGTON, April 16, 2020 – GoodWeave®, the leading nonprofit working to...

August 6, 2019

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

Australia’s Modern Slavery Act of 2018 heralds a robust step in the fight against the egregious global practices of chi...

June 14, 2019

New Soft Furnishings Certification Scheme Unlocks Ethical Supply Chains

GoodWeave International, the leading global organisation ending child labour in supply chains, has launched a new labelling standard to addre...

June 4, 2019

GoodWeave Celebrates 25 Years of Ending Child Labor in India

GoodWeave celebrates 25 years of pioneering and innovating a global solution to end child labor in global supply chains. As part of this milestone, Good...

March 8, 2019

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

GoodWeave congratulates Ms. Stephanie Odegard on winning the Iqbal Masih Award for implementing ex...

November 16, 2018

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

GoodWeave International, the leading organization with almost 25 years of experience working to end child...

September 11, 2018

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

Shusma Pokhrel, an expert in child protection and advocacy with more than 20 years of experience working in Nepal, was recently...

September 6, 2017

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

North Carolina-based Grund America has joined with GoodWeave to support its ongoing work to combat child labor in global supply chai...

May 12, 2017

In Light of ABC News Report, GoodWeave Encourages Due Diligence but Ongoing Charitable Support for Nepal

On August 9, 2016, ABC News released a report titled “The Dark Side of Orphanage ‘Voluntourism’ ...