First RWS and RMS International Working Group Call

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 [...]

By | 2019-07-13T01:31:00+00:00 July 4th, 2019|Events|

Upcoming Events

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 [...]

By | 2019-06-17T11:30:03+00:00 June 17th, 2019|Events|

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|

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|