Together for better working conditions in the garment industry
Fair Wear Foundation (FWF) and the Partnership for Sustainable Textiles announced strategic cooperation. The cooperation partners want to work together to promote fair working conditions and wages in the production countries of the garment industry. The cooperation focuses on promoting the payment of living wages and access to remedy and grievance mechanisms.
The press release of the Partnership for Sustainable Textiles provides first indications as to which measures will be used to address these challenges in the future. To promote the payment of living wages, workshops on purchasing practices will be offered for Partnership members. Moreover, joint trainings for suppliers will be conducted in several production countries in order to improve production processes and pricing.