Today, the European Parliament adopted the long-awaited directive on the disclosure of non-financial and diversity information by certain large companies.
Organic textiles will remain out of scope of the organic regulation of the European Union. The GOTS sees this as a “significant gap in the organic legal framework“. The decision is a result of a “review of the European policy on organic agriculture” by the European Commission (DG Agriculture).
The Textilwirtschaft (TW) Online reports that the Ethical Fashion Show Paris which was planned for January 2013 will be postponed to an undefined date. This step was justified according to TW Online by the low demand for the trade fair and the difficult economic situation in France.
According to investigations of Spiegel Online Takko produced in chinese prisons . Takko is member of the Fair Wear Foundation since November 1, 2011.