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ISEAL welcomes Textile Exchange as Associate Member

From www.isealalliance.org | 25 Oct 2017 See the full article here.   We are pleased to announce that Textile Exchange has been accepted as an Associate Member of ISEAL, joining a growing number of initiatives that are driving positive social and environmental change across multiple sectors. Textile Exchange focuses on identifying and sharing the best [...]

By | 2017-11-02T18:34:08+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|

RWS Stakeholder Meeting – November 20th

We will be holding our next RWS Stakeholder Meeting on Monday, November 20th from 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST. The meeting will focus on outcomes from our sessions at Textile Exchange's 2017 Textile Sustainability Conference as well as news and updates with the standard. All are welcome to participate. To join, follow the link below at 11:00 AM EST [...]

By | 2017-11-07T03:39:35+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|

AUS-MEAT Limited to become Licensed RWS Certification Body

AUS-MEAT Limited is currently in the process of becoming a Licensed RWS Certification Body which will allow it to provide certification to Australian and New Zealand Wool Producers against the Responsible Wool Standard. AUS-MEAT limited is an industry-owned not-for-profit company whose objective is to be able to provide the certification needs of both the Australian [...]

By | 2017-10-27T17:57:48+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Historic Merino Wool Farm Earns Recognition Under Responsible Wool Standard

SCS Global Services Certifies Gostwyck Partners’ Sustainable Land Stewardship and Humane Animal Husbandry EMERYVILLE, Calif. | Oct 10, 2017 Leading third-party certifier SCS Global Services (SCS) announced today that Gostwyck Partners’ sheep farm, located in Gostwyck, NSW, Australia, has achieved certification under the Responsible Wool Standard (RWS). This historic farm, operating since 1834, has demonstrated that it meets all of [...]

By | 2017-10-25T15:24:33+00:00 October 25th, 2017|Certification|

Responsible Wool Standard Two-Part Series at Textile Sustainability Conference

Textile Exchange will be hosting its 2017 Textile Sustainability Conference near Washington, D.C. during the week of October 9-13. We are celebrating our 15th anniversary and our evolution from a small nonprofit to a respected global presence that inspires and equips people to accelerate sustainable business practices in the textile value network. Textile Exchange’s annual conferences offer participants a chance to learn [...]

By | 2017-09-27T14:29:42+00:00 September 27th, 2017|Conference, Events|

Join Stuart Adams at Sheepvention 2017 – August 7 & 8

Textile Exchange's Agriculture Standards Adivsor, Stuart Adams will be at the 2017 Sheepvention on 7 and 8 August at the Hamilton Showgrounds Sheepvention's competitions. Events include the Ram Sale, Sheep Show, Victorian Farm Dogs Competition, Inventions Competition, and Wool Fashion Parade. Sheepvention is Hamilton Pastoral and Agricultural Society's biggest farming event with over 25, 000 [...]

By | 2017-08-07T12:45:26+00:00 August 7th, 2017|Events, Uncategorized|

RWS Training, Argentina – 27 June, 2017

We invite you to attend our RWS training event in Trelew, Argentina in collaboration with STS Focus Trelew to learn about the standard and how you can work with it. Speakers: Stuart Adams (Textile Exchange) Pablo Borrelli (Ovis 21) Gretel Clausen / Laura López (LETIS) Date: Tuesday June 27th, 2017 | 3:30 p.m to 8:00p.m.. Location: Auditorio Diario [...]

By | 2017-06-21T13:14:09+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Events, Training|

Shanghai & London RWS Training Materials Available!

Thank you to all who attended our two previous RWS trainings in Shanghai and London. For those of you who missed out on these opportunities to learn more about the RWS and how it can be applied, please see the links below for the training materials from each event. RWS Brand Training - London March 20, [...]

By | 2017-05-17T15:44:38+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Events, Resources, Training|

Victoria’s Avington Merinos is Australia’s first Responsible Wool Standard farm

By Terry Sim, 15 May 2017 AUSTRALIA’S first wool-growing properties have been certified under the international sheep and wool welfare program, the Responsible Wool Standard. The first property to gain farm certification under the standard is the north-east Victorian operation Avington at Sidonia, owned by Noel and Lyndsay Henderson. http://www.sheepcentral.com/victorias-avington-merinos-is-australias-first-responsible-wool-standard-farm/

By | 2017-05-17T15:27:17+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|