We are very pleased to invite you to the first International Working Group (IWG) meeting for the revision of the Responsible Wool Standard (RWS) and the development of the Responsible Mohair Standard (RMS). The meeting date and time are listed below. A few reminders: Please let us know if you would like to join the [...]
Please join the Responsible Wool Standard at the below industry events. If you are attending, and would like to schedule a meeting, please contact ResponsibleWool@TextileExchange.org. Pitti Filati | June 26-27, 2019 Thursday, June 27th | 11:30 Traceability for the sustainability of the wool: the example of mohair and recycled textiles Agenda: Welcome and [...]
The Responsible Wool Standard is currently undergoing a revision. Alongside this a Responsible Mohair Standard is being developed. The current scope of the standard is focused exclusively on animal welfare and land health. Following stakeholder feedback the revision will explore incorporating social requirements at the farm level. Textile Exchange is looking for a consultant with [...]
In response to requests from stakeholders, a draft standard for mohair production has been developed. The Draft Responsible Mohair Standard is based on the existing Responsible Wool Standard which was released in 2016. It is structured around the Textile Exchange Animal Welfare Framework which sets out the principles and expectations that guide and connect the [...]
The Responsible Wool Standard has a new web feature presenting certified suppliers from across the wool supply chain. If you are a certified supplier of RWS wool, and would like to be featured on our website, please email ResponsibleWool@TextileExchange.org for more information. Check out the new page here!
As we close out 2018, we would like to thank all of our stakeholders for their dedication, engagement, and support throughout the year. With everyone's help, adoption of the Responsible Wool Standard continued to grow this year, and we look forward to the successes that working together will bring in 2019. For those of you who [...]
The Responsible Wool Standard is pleased to announce that we are beginning the feedback process for the upcoming revision of RWS 2.0.In order to prepare for the process, we are asking all stakeholders interested in giving feedback to fill out the below form (or click the button) and submit to us at your earliest convenience.If you would [...]
Wednesday, November 7th @ 7:00-8:00AM PST/ 10:00-11:00AM EST/ 4:00-5:00PM CEST Register here After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
We are currently collecting responses for our Responsible Wool Standard Brand Survey. If you are brand or a retailer that is using wool, we would be interested in your input! The survey will only take 5-10 minutes to complete; your feedback will help us plan for the upcoming revision of the RWS as well as [...]