Links and friends
The group Biokreis includes a network of 1000 farmers, 120 processors and 200 consumers whose consistently creative work defines ecological agriculture.
TransFair e.V. awards the Fairtrade seal for fairly traded products and helps disadvantaged producer families in Africa, Asia and Latin America improve their quality of life and work standards on a self-determined basis.
Fair Wear Foundation works with brands, factories, trade unions, NGOs and sometimes governments to verify and improve workplace conditions where our clothing is made.
The GOTS working committee consists of international experts who add their expertise in ecological agriculture and environmentally and socially accountable textile manufacturing to the issue of product assessment.
GET CHANGED has grown out of NETZWERK FAIRE MODE. The network includes experts from the fields of fashion, sustainability , textile industry and communication.
GREENPEACE has launched several global campaigns and published a Guidebook to Textile quality seals in 2016.
The Clean Clothes Campaign supports improved working conditions and self-determination of workers in the clothing and sport industry.
HELVATES fights for improved conditions of life in third world countries. It operates a number of agricultural projects and offers critical news regarding genetic engineering in agriculture.
INKOTA Netzwerk e.V. sensitizes the public on issues of foreign aid based information and public affairs, focussing on problems in third world nations.
PAN Germany offers information about the negative impact of pesticide use and supports environmentally friendly and socially fair alternatives.
“Slow Fashion develops innovative concepts for various branches of sustainable economies and lifestyles.”
SÜDWIND researches and supports fair trade by exposing unfair structures and showing alternatives for action.
The Textilbündnis acts as a multi-stakeholder initiative working towards improvements on social, ecological and business levels along the textile production chain.
Textile Exchange offers education and information transfer on: how can fibres, fabric, weave and the implementation of standards along the supply chain be improved.
A research institution, UBA analyses its own environmental data and uses these to implement environmental law as well as informing citizens.
The VERBRAUCHER INITIATIVE e. V. involves itself in ecological, health and social competence for consumers.
The Wissenschaftsladen Bonn provides in-depth information for citizens on complex issues, for example use of surface area, the energy turnaround, sustainable career opportunities and social fairness.
World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF) is a globally active environmental protection agency with projects to maintain biological diversity.