Review: Event: Globally Sustainable Textiles

Friday, 30. Oktober 2015
Event: Globally Sustainable Textiles

Chair: Dr. Annette Niederfranke
Director, International Labour Organization (ILO), Berlin

Topic:
The event was targeted at manufacturers, suppliers, retailers and buyers of work clothing as well as organisations and people involved in occupational safety and health.

The event provided information about: the “Action Plan of the Partnership for Sustainable Textiles” from the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ); the “Decent Work Worldwide” joint initiative with the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs; and the relevant objectives of the G7 Summit in Schloss Elmau.

Programme


10:15

Occupational Safety and Globally Sustainable Textiles
Dr. Annette Niederfranke, ILO

10:25
Action Plan of the Alliance for Sustainable Textiles:
Goals – Standards – Strategies

Thomas Silberhorn, Parliamentary Secretary of State, Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development, Berlin


10:55
Creation of Sustainable Supply Chains in Textile Procurement – Industry view
Dr. Uwe Mazura, General Association of the German Textile and Fashion Industry, Berlin

11:15
Podium I
Political and economical Frame Conditions

Dr. Annette Niederfranke, International Labour Organization (ILO), Berlin
Thomas Silberhorn, Parliamentary Secretary of State, Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development, Berlin
Ilka Wölfle, German Social Accident Insurance, Berlin
Frank Zach, Federation of German Trade Unions, Berlin
Renate Hornung-Draus, Federal Association of German Employers‘ Associations, Berlin
Dr. Uwe Mazura, General Association of the German Textile and Fashion Industry, Berlin

11:45
Break

11:55
Working Conditions in Global Textile Production
Dr. Gisela Burckhardt, FEMNET, Clean Clothes Campaign (CCC), Bonn

12:15
Podium II
Ecosocial Procurement

Johanna Fincke, Christian Initiative Romero, Münster
Angela Schmitz, Eine Welt Netz NRW
Sabine Poell, Centre for Sustainable Procurement, Bonn
Erica van Doorn, Fair Wear Foundation (FWF)
Hans-Peter Beck, GREIFF Mode GmbH & Co. KG

12:45
Occupational Safety and Sustainable Procurement
Dr. Christian Bochmann, Institut für Arbeit und Gesundheit der Deutschen Gesetzlichen Unfallversicherung (IAG)