Threading the Needle: Weaving the Sustainable Development Goals into the Textile, Retail and Apparel Industry
Who’s behind it? – KPMG and Textile Exchange
How can it help? – The report offers SDG guidance to apparel, retail and textile suppliers, brands and retailers on business considerations and opportunities for shared value, an SDG engagement model, best practices and multi-stakeholder initiatives, and considerations for top sourcing countries. The proposed “SDG engagement framework” focuses on eight SDGs where the industry can have the most direct impact. The report provides representative case studies in which the SDGs are being implemented by companies. These examples are intended to demonstrate the first steps that companies can take to integrate the SDGs into their core business and value chain.