On 23 January 2014, the Berne Declaration (BD) and Greenpeace Switzerland gave away the 2014 Public Eye Awards. “Winner” of the Public Eye Award 2014 was GAP. Fashion giant Gap has refused to sign the binding agreement «Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh».
Control Union starts its new “Sustainable Fibre Program” which aims to cover all the three pillars (economic, ecological and social aspects) of sustainable natural fiber production.
New Greenpeace study “A little story about your monsters in your closet” finds hazardous chemicals in children`s clothing from a wide range of well-known brands.
At least three Cambodian textile workers died as police opened fire during protest for higher wages.