India: Water Footprint Network, IFC and Tata release groundbreaking work on industrial Water Footprint...

The Water Footprint Network (WFN) alongside IFC and Tata Group is to release the final report of their groundbreaking study on the industrial water...

Bangladesh: Yunus proposes Garment Industry Transparency Initiative (GITI), `Happy Workers Tag’, global minimum wage

Berlin’s The Humboldt-Viadrina School of Governance, on the suggestion of Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus, will organize a global conference to launch Garment Industry Transparency...

South Africa: SACTWU wage concerns settled

Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers Union (SACTWU) has called off its national level strike, following the signing of a last minute deal, with...

Vitenam: Intertek Opens New Apparel and Textiles Testing Laboratory in Hanoi

Intertek, a leading provider of quality and safety services to a wide range of industries around the world has opened new apparel and textiles...

Turkey: 12,000 Turkish textile workers on strike

IndustriALL Global Union’s Turkish affiliate Textile, Knitting and Clothing Industry Workers’ Union, Teksif, has gone on strike as of August 15, 2013, after sectorial...

India: Himachal Pradesh demands Institute of Handloom Technology

Member of Parliament (MP)  Pratibha Singh has set out a long list of demands in front of the Union Textiles Minister K S Rao....

C&A and the Water Footprint Network announce partnership to improve water sustainability of textile...

The C&A Foundation, the fashion company C&A, and the Water Footprint Network (WFN) have published two new, trailblazing studies on the sustainable use of...

Integrated textile park to be set up in Surat

The country’s biggest man-made fabric hub – Surat- will see a textile park in the city being developed by Kejriwal Industries. Gujarat accounts for...

Handloom weavers to be included in MGNREGA

Union textile minister Kuvuru Sambshiva Rao, during his visit to Varanasi and Bhadohi, announced that the weavers would be brought under MGNREGA scheme soon,...

Women’s trade union formed in textile mills

Women workers in southern textile mills have come together to form a union, against the camp labor schemes, and other exploitative practices, and to...

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