Memberships and co-operations

New Wave Group believes in co-operation. We think sustainable solutions call for the involvement of many different stakeholders – companies as well as international communities and organizations.

 

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ACCORD ON FIRE AND BUILDING SAFETY IN BANGLADESH

The Accord is a binding agreement designed to improve fire and building safety for the textile industry in Bangladesh. The Accord carries out inspections, provides fire safety training and renovates buildings in the area.

 

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AMFORI BSCI (BUSINESS SOCIAL COMPLIANCE INITIATIVE)

Developed by European retail chains, AMFORI BSCI strives to improve suppliers’ working conditions in developing countries so that they can achieve the level required by international treaties. AMFORI BCSI also aims to clarify and standardise the monitoring of suppliers carried out by companies. The goal is to ensure that the products offered to customers are manufactured in socially and ethically acceptable production conditions.

 

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CLEAN SHIPPING INDEX

The Clean Shipping Index encourages shipping companies to use cleaner vessels by ranking ships on their environmental performance. Transport buyers can use the Clean Shipping Index to calculate and minimise their environmental footprint.

 

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TEXTILE EXCHANGE

Textile Exchange is an international non-profit organisation that works to make the textile industry more sustainable by, for example, promoting organic cotton production.

 

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STANDARD 100 BY OEKO-TEX

is an international textile testing and certification system. OEKO-TEX certification means that the entire value chain of a product has been tested independently and that the
product is safe for the skin. The label helps consumers make purchase decisions when shopping for sustainably
produced textile products.