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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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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We work to create leaders in the industry by providing learning opportunities, tools, insight, standards, data, measurement and benchmarking —and by building a community that can collectively accomplish what no individual or company can do alone.

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View our database of information on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and other helpful resources to aide in overall understanding of how sourcing countries and peer companies are engaging with the SDGs.

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NEW Material Change Insights Report

New report analyzes the textile industry’s progress toward more sustainable materials uptake and articulates a vision for post-COVID-19 materials strategies.

Standards Claims Framework – First Public Consultation

The process for the development of the Standards Claims Framework includes a 30-day public consultation period during which all interested stakeholders are invited to give input on the first draft  of the proposed claims language.

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Join Us in Charting the Future for Cashmere In Mongolia

The active support of international buyers is a vital ingredient in ensuring the long term success and sustainability of the Cashmere sector in Mongolia and its recovery from the current Covid-19 crisis.

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Content Claim Standard 3.0 Open Feedback Period Begins April 30, 2020

The Open Feedback Period begins on April 30, 2020 and closes on May 30, 2020.

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NEW- Leather Impact Accelerator (LIA)

The LIA accelerates positive impacts in the leather industry through widescale adoption of better practices, including mitigating climate change, protecting biodiversity, respecting social and animal welfare + reducing the environmental impacts of leather production.

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Textile Exchange COVID-19 Statement

Learn about Textile Exchange’s COVID-19 statement.

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Accelerating Circularity, a new apparel industry collaborative project, has launched efforts to accelerate textile industry’s move from linear to circular.

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Davos 2019 | Benchmarking the SDGs

Learn about Liesl Truscott’s, Director of European & Materials Strategy @ Textile Exchange, time at Davos in the SDG Tent.

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GreenBiz x Textile Exchange

In conjunction with the release of the 2019 Material Change Index, GreenBiz has partnered with Textile Exchange to publish actionable insights for apparel and textile companies looking to source raw materials more sustainably.

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Material Change Index Launched!

With 170 companies participating, the Material Change Index (MCI) is the largest voluntary peer-to-peer comparison initiative in the textile industry.

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2019 Preferred Fiber & Materials Report (PFMR) is Launched!

This in-depth report focuses on the industry’s supply side, analyzing production volumes, availability and emerging fiber trends.

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2030 Strategy: Climate+

Under the Climate+ strategic direction, Textile Exchange will be the driving force for urgent climate action with a goal of 35-45% reduced CO2 emissions from textile fiber and material production by 2030.

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Textile Exchange Sustainability Conference catalyzes action to address the most urgent impacts

The 2019 conference was the largest conference on the topic of sustainable textiles ever held in North America with more than 900 industry leaders registered from 48 countries!


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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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Sustainable Apparel and Textiles Conference | April 28-29, 2020 | Amsterdam, Netherlands

Sustainable Apparel and Textiles Conference | April 28-29, 2020 | Amsterdam, Netherlands

MATERIALS SOLUTIONS: Digital series from the Future Fabrics Expo

Webinar: Organic Content Standard 3.0


Webinar: Intro to the Responsible Alpaca Standard

Member-only Webinar: How to Use The Hub


Webinar: Introduction to the Leather Impact Accelerator (LIA) 1.0

Webinar: Challenges of maintaining sustainable supply chains


Responsible Leather Round Table (RLRT) Meeting

rPET Round Table April Meeting


Memorial Day, United States Holiday

Webinar: Responsible Wool Standard (RWS) in Action

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