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New Fairtrade Textile Standard is a welcome CSR addition but has to prove itself in practice

The new Textile Standard is a welcome Fairtrade initiative. Manufacturing will now join the already well developed farming activities. With this initiative, Fairtrade surely wants to help consumers find textile products that comply with high environmental and social sustainability requirements. Fairtrade does take on a formidable challenge. Let’s hope that it will work. When the initiative was first announced I was asked…

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