Textile Exchange is a global non-profit that works closely with our members to drive industry transformation in preferred fibers, integrity and standards and responsible supply networks.


The industry relies on our expertise when making informed decisions about which preferred fibers and materials to use and in communicating a product’s sustainability attributes to consumers.

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integrity and standards

Standards and certifications are one of the most powerful transparency tools in the industry. See how we certify best practices in farming, animal welfare, and product processing.

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Learn how Textile Exchange can help make your supply network more transparent so you’re able to find the most sustainable and ethical means to production.

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We research and produce market reports, material snapshots and summaries, online webinars, industry benchmarking reports and create consumer engagement hubs.

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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.

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2017 Textile Sustainability Conference


Registration is now open! Register by June 15 for early savings. The conference focus and call to action this year is “United by Action: Catalyzing the Sustainable Development Goals in Textiles.” Visit our conference site for up-to-date notifications on this year’s speaker line-up and agenda announcements.

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Preferred Fiber & Materials Benchmark Report

The PFM Benchmark provides a robust structure to help companies systematically measure, manage and integrate a preferred fiber and materials strategy into mainstream business operations, to compare progress with the sector, and to transparently communicate performance and progress to stakeholders.

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Out of the Box: OCRT Thought Leader Interview Series

Hear from some of the most inspiring and “out of the box” thinkers in organic cotton. New interviews released weekly. This week:
Michael Sligh, Program Director at the Rural Advancement Foundation International (RAFI) USA.