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RWS Kick Start Program

We are pleased to announce the launch of the RWS Kick Start program, where companies can demonstrate their leadership and commitment to sustainability by helping to fast-forward the adoption of the Responsible Wool Standard.  By getting more certified wool into the supply chain quickly, we can achieve a number of important things: Show farmers that [...]

By | 2017-03-20T19:46:28+00:00 December 19th, 2016|Kick Start|

RWS Brand Training Event – New York, 21 February

Are you working with wool? If so, do you have a strategy to address the welfare of the sheep and the land they graze on? Are you able to confidently manage the risks in your supply chain and make accurate claims about the wool in your products? The Responsible Wool Standard (RWS) is a tool [...]

By | 2017-03-02T16:42:31+00:00 December 1st, 2016|Events, Training|

Responsible Wool Standard at the Savory Institute  VIP Event

On October 28th, Anne Gillespie spoke on the wool panel at Savory Institute’s dynamic annual conference in Boulder, Colorado. The Savory Institute is known for its work on Holistic Management, which has  a lot to offer sheep farming and the world. Not only does it support more successful farming, but it has direct impacts on [...]

By | 2017-01-27T19:59:44+00:00 November 2nd, 2016|Events, Land Management|

RWS Brand Training Event, November 30th, Milan

The next RWS brand training event will take place on November 30th, in Milan. This training seminar is designed to meet the needs of brands that want to understand how to work with the RWS.   Attendees will learn about the issues that the RWS addresses, get an understanding about the realities of farming and certification, [...]

By | 2016-10-18T14:14:55+00:00 October 18th, 2016|Events, Training, Uncategorized|

Savory Institute Annual Conference

Anne Gillespie, Director of Standards and Integrity at Textile Exchange, will be speaking at the upcoming Savory Institute annual conference. This year’s theme highlights the efforts of the Savory Network’s gold-standard producers and of the regenerative-minded companies supporting the transformation of anonymous meat, milk, wool, and leather supply chains into a regenerative value network.  It [...]

By | 2016-10-14T17:29:13+00:00 October 14th, 2016|Events|

Brand and Supplier Commitment to Responsible Wool Standard Grows

Fifteen brands have made commitments to the Responsible Wool Standard, including H&M, Marks & Spencer, William-Sonoma, Inc., Patagonia, Eddie Bauer, REI, Eileen Fisher, Tchibo, Varner, Vaude, Coyuchi, Mountain Equipment Co-op, Deckers, Kathmandu, and Knowledge Cotton Apparel. “H&M commits to using RWS wool and we have a long term goal to only use RWS certified wool [...]

By | 2016-10-06T09:42:17+00:00 October 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|

RWS at Textile Exchange Conference

The Textile Exchange conference will take place on the 4-5th of October in Hamburg. On the agenda is a wool focused breakout session. For more information and to register for the conference click here. A Holistic Look at Wool Description - The foundation of responsible sourcing is an understanding all of the areas of potential [...]

By | 2016-09-23T12:47:16+00:00 September 23rd, 2016|Conference|