Textile Exchange is a global nonprofit. With a robust membership representing leading brands, retailers, and suppliers, Textile Exchange is positively impacting the climate through accelerating the use of preferred materials across the global textile industry.


Preferred MATERIALS

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 & Certifications

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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Programs & Working Groups

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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SDG Resources

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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News Center

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2020 Keynote

Hear a special message from Alexandra Cousteau.

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Cotton 2040 Impacts Alignment Working Group

Cotton 2040 Impacts Alignment Working Group and the Delta Project to take tangible steps towards alignment of impact measurement and reporting for sustainable cotton farming systems.

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Amazon’s Climate Pledge Friendly

Textile Exchange Supports Amazon’s Climate Pledge Friendly: Making It Easier for Customers to Discover and Shop for Sustainable Products.

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Like-minded organizations form an alliance of resources for the global value chain

The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC), ZDHC Foundation (ZDHC), Textile Exchange, and the Apparel Impact Institute (Aii) formed new partnerships in order to accelerate impact and drive new efficiencies for the industry.

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Gap + Textile Exchange to Publish Sustainable Fibers Toolkit for Apparel Industry

Gap’s Preferred Fiber Toolkit (PFT) is a resource to be used by sourcing/design teams to inform companies on meeting sustainability goals.

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2020 Organic Cotton Market Report

Textile Exchange’s 2020 Organic Cotton Market Report reveals data collected for the 2018/19 harvest year.

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Textile Exchange’s Position on Reports of Forced Labor

Textile Exchange is concerned and disturbed about the continued reports of forced labor in the Xinjiang region of China, where most of China’s organic cotton is grown.

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2020 Corporate Fiber and Materials Benchmark

Survey now live for brands and retailers!

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Textile Exchange, a Driving Force for Climate Action

As seen on Fashion United | July 14, 2020

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Trends for Sustainability in 2020 – Creating Alignment and Action

Karen Newman, Consultant at the United Nations, shares insights and actions on what we should do as we enter the second half of 2020.

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2020 Preferred Fiber and Materials Market Report (PFMR) Released

New Textile Exchange report shows latest trends in the preferred fiber and materials market – growth in most areas but not at the speed and scale required.

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A future where resilience and regeneration runs through every fibre

A special blog post from Dr. Sally Uren at Forum for the Future about MMCF 2030.

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Learn more about the MMCF 2030 Vision

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2020 Virtual Conference

We’re going virtual for our 2020 Textile Sustainability Conference!

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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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Webinar: GRS/RCS in Action

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Corporate Fiber & Materials Benchmark (CFMB) Survey Drop-in Clinic

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Member-only Webinar: How to Use The Hub

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World Circular Textiles Day: Countdown to 2050!

Corporate Fiber & Materials Benchmark (CFMB) Survey Drop-in Clinic

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Webinar: Leather Processing: Stages, Challenges, Solutions

GreenBiz Sustainable Innovation in the Textile Industry

Sourcing Journal Summit R/Evolution Virtual

Webinar: The Preferred Fiber & Materials Market Report 2020 in 60 minutes

Sourcing Journal Summit R/Evolution Virtual

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Basics of Sustainability Workshop

rPET Round Table April Meeting

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Reuters Events: Responsible Business Europe 2020

Basics of Sustainability Workshop

Reuters Events: Responsible Business Europe 2020

Reuters Events: Responsible Business Europe 2020

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Webinar: Impact Incentives Launch

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