Cooperation for sustainability

Freshwater on our planet is precious. Sweden Textile Water Initative brings together Swedish leather and textile companies in collaboration to reduce water, energy and chemical use in their supply chains.


REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS : Data collection and reporting solutions for a Global Sustainable Water Management Programme for Textile Industries

SIWI is looking to procure a complete data collection and reporting solution, including tools and applications for data entry which are compatible with the SIWI’s choice of data-base, and output interface providing different analytics for different types of users associated with the Sweden Textile Water Initiative (STWI).

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Exciting opportunity to join the Sustainable Textile Water Initiative team!

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STWI’s 2015 results and achievements summarised


Sweden Textile Water Initiative creates guidelines for increased sustainability. Based on the assumption that common guidelines pave the way for real change, our guidelines provide suppliers with clear instructions on how to work towards improved water efficiency, water pollution prevention and wastewater management in production processes. The guidelines are available in English and Chinese. Visit the Guidelines page to learn more.

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These Swedish brands have decided to make a difference and will act together for better water management in their supply chains.