The U.N. Sustainable Development Goals is an inter-governmental agreement of the United Nations and 193 countries around a set of 17 specific, aspirational goals that address the social, economic and environmental dimensions of sustainable development. With 169 targets to be met by the year 2030, and over 232 indicators for measuring progress, the Global Goals were designed to stimulate action in the following areas: people, planet, prosperity, peace and partnerships. The themes covered by Global Goals all reflect current challenges and risks facing the textile value chain. Read more on Global Goals or access our key resources on the right.
Textile Exchange joined forces with KPMG LLP, a leading global advisory firm, to develop Threading the Needle: Weaving SDGs in the Textile, Retail, and Apparel industry. This report is a culmination of industry interviews, non-government organization inputs, and desk research, the report highlights practical examples for companies in the sector and beyond, grappling with how to integrate the SDGs into their core business and global supply chain.
Threading the Needle Report