Sustainable Textiles

 

The textiles and garments industry is the sector where the sustainability movement has hit earliest in the globe. With the significant contribution to the economic and social development in many countries, especially of South and South-East Asia, more concerns are shifted to poor working conditions and compliance with social and labour standards. It is against this background that the EMM Network initiatives the project “Social and Labour Standards in the Textile and Garment Sector in Asia (SLSG)” working in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Myanmar and Pakistan and together with China, by supporting the efforts of private and state actors, both within and across the factories and the national and regional level to improve social and labour standards of the sector throughout Asia towards a sustainable garment and textile industry.

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