Textile Exchange provides the knowledge and tools this industry needs to make significant improvements in three core areas:
Fiber and Materials, Integrity and Standards, and Supply Network



Textile Exchange is an industry leader in environmentally and socially preferred fibers and materials. The industry relies on TE’s expertise when making informed decisions about which fibers and materials to use and in communicating a product’s sustainability attributes to consumers.

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Standards are one of the most powerful tools in the industry. They can guide companies toward the best possible way of doing business, helping to ensure that they are using sustainable and ethical means to produce a product. This includes recognizing and encouraging best practices in farming, animal welfare, ecosystem impact and product processing.

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Textile Exchange can help your company make your supply network more transparent so you’re able to find the most sustainable and ethical means to produce a product. As brands begin to align environmentally and socially preferred materials and processes, their entire sustainability strategy is strengthened.

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Join us the week of October 9, 2017, for our global annual Textile Sustainability Conference in Washington, D.C. This one-of-a-kind event is a place where industry experts from around the world gather to share progress, knowledge and best practices.

Click here to download an Overview Report from the 2016 Conference and visit TextileExchange.org frequently for more information coming soon.


A membership with Textile Exchange will help you navigate the complicated maze of the sustainable textile industry. We are a global nonprofit organization that focuses on minimizing the harmful impacts of the global textile industry and maximizing its positive effects. We partner with organizations of all types and sizes who want to advance their sustainability efforts. Since 2002 we have helped to establish best practices and fair business models for the entire supply network, from farm to retail.

When you become a Textile Exchange member, you’ll have access to industry experts, networking opportunities, one-on-one consulting, content standards, and the most comprehensive industry reports and tools. Our goal is to help you succeed.



20mar10:30 pm- 2:00 pmResponsible Wool Standard Brand Training EventLondon, England

21mar9:00 am- 1:30 pmPreferred Fiber and Materials Workshop | Getting Your Fiber Mix Right for SustainabilityLondon, England

24mar9:00 am- 2:30 pmTE Event: Supply Chain Training - Chain of Custody and the Responsible Wool StandardShanghai, China


11apr10:00 amWebinar: Organic Textile Labeling in the U.S.Webinar

27apr9:30 amSeminar on Sustainable Textile | Vision 2020Dhaka, Bangladesh

27apr - 29apr 276:00 pmapr 29TE Event: Izmir Regional OCRTIzmir, Turkey


1may - 109:00 ammay 10- 1:30 pmTExcursion: Connect With AfricaSouth Africa

16may - 18All DayIndustry Event: BCI Global Cotton ConferenceBerlin, Germany

23may - 25may 238:00 ammay 25Industry Event: Organic WeekWashington, D.C.