Press Releases

June 28, 2021

New GoodWeave five-part series shares best practices for eliminating child labor in supply chains

WASHINGTON, June 28, 2021 – GoodWeave International has released its “Best Practice Series to Eliminate Child Labor...

June 9, 2021

New GoodWeave short film shines spotlight on child labor in hidden apparel supply chains

WASHINGTON, June 9, 2021 – In honor of World Day Against Child Labor on June 12, 2021 and International Year for the Elimin...

May 5, 2021

New licensees further expand global reach of GoodWeave certified rug and home textile products

WASHINGTON, May 5, 2021 – Over the past year, GoodWeave International has officially licensed seven new companies fro...

March 1, 2021

GoodWeave International CEO Nina Smith receives Tufts University Alumni Award for Active Citizenship and Public Service

WASHINGTON, March 1, 2021 – Nina Smith, the founding CEO of GoodWeave International, was rece...

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...