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 [...]
The two organizations recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) detailing the alignment between the ZQ Accreditation program and the RWS. As a result of this agreement, wool grown under the ZQ Accreditation program (ZQ [...]
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 [...]
Visit the Tools and Support section of the website to download a copy of the RWS Toolkit - Sourcing for Brands and Retailers for guidance on how to create a RWS sourcing strategy.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
Read about how Kathmandu participated in the development of the Responsible Wool Standard and initiated a pilot RWS programme in the recently published 2016 Kathmandu Sustainability Report.