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More than 1000 brand employees have attended 45 WellMade sessions.
WellMade project supported by European Union

In the past year the WellMade team was present at 30 events in 10 countries.  In the next two years,  another 80 WellMade seminars will take place throughout Europe at fashion fairs as well as within companies.

Procurement professionals can have a significant impact on improving working conditions in the textile industry. Therefore CNV Internationaal decided to participate in the development of the WellMade project, that shows them how to use that influence

At fairs across Europe, designers, salespeople, buyers and other brand employees can join free interactive WellMade seminars. Through graphics and high-tech features,  apparel employees learn what they can do in their day-to-day work to improve working conditions in clothing factories.

How to motivate suppliers to implement labour standards

Through innovative seminars and a supporting website, WellMade helps procurement officers in dealing with social criteria. On fashion fairs throughout Europe visitors and exhibitors learned how to motivate their suppliers to respect and implement labour standards – and ensure that they do. They received hands on tools to have a positive impact on labour conditions in clothing supply chains.

Quality goes hand in hand with demands to include social criteria

The WellMade project not only aims at garment professionalls it also offers procurement version too, as in today’s procurement landscape the demands for price and quality go hand in hand with demands to include social criteria in tender processes.

New: WellMade seminars within companies

The WellMade project will be continuing its seminars have been present at fashion fairs throughout Europe. It's also possible to book a WellMade session within your company. Contact internationaal@cnv.nl or +31 (0) 30 75101260.

WellMade website informs procurement professionals

On the Wellmade website procurement professionals can find more information on making socially responsible choices.

 More than 1000 brand employees have attended 45 WellMade sessions in the past year. The WellMade team was present at 30 events in 10 countries.  In the next two years,  another 80 WellMade seminars will take place throughout Europe.

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Het WellMade project is opgezet door Fair Wear Foundation, samen met CNV Internationaal, Christliche Initiative Romero, Etical Trade Initiative UK en SOMO en wordt gefinancieerd door de Europese Commissie.

The partners would like to acknowledge the generous support of the European Union in making WellMade possible.  This website reflects the views only of the authors, and the Union cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.

Publication date 26 07 2014