TEXAID has drawn up a Code of Conduct that brings together in a single document the important values and standards that characterize the company. It defines all the important characteristic benchmarks and requirements for ethical business practices and responsible economic activity towards all colleagues, business partners, customers and the public alike.
TEXAID has published its very first sustainability report. This report covers the business activities of TEXAID’s sites in Switzerland, Germany, Hungary, and Bulgaria from January 1 to December 31, 2017, and documents the growing focus on sustainability shown by the textile recycling firm.
The first Swiss Samaritans Youth Conference will take place on 15 and 16 September 2018 in Schwarzenburg in the canton of Bern. TEXAID is providing funding for this conference in order to encourage the continued existence and future development of the Samaritans.
Various TEXAID bins in the Fehraltorf region of Switzerland are used to collect second-hand clothing with the aim of supporting the Stiftung JAM Schweiz. By selling these clothes, TEXAID generates funds which go to its six participating aid organisations, as well as to numerous regional organisations. The Stiftung JAM Schweiz, a foundation that provides development aid in Africa, is one such organisation.
In this year’s summer series, the SRF business journal «Trend» is examining the issue of increasingly large mountains of waste. Last Saturday, July 14th 2018, the focus was on the topic of «fast fashion» and its negative consequences for both humanity and the environment. In this context it also put forward sustainable solution concepts, including those from TEXAID.