Memberships and co-operations

New Wave Group believes in co-operation. We think sustainable solutions call for the involvement of many different stakeholders – companies as well as international communities and organizations.

This is a snapshot of the initiatives and networks we are working with:


BSCI (Business Social Compliance Initiative)

BSCI is a business driven initiative for companies committed to improve working conditions in the global supply chain. Our Code of Conduct have requirements on minimum wage, working hours, the prohibition of child labour and several other important criteria.

www.bsci-intl.org


Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh

The Accord is a binding agreement designed to improve fire- and building safety for the textile industry in Bangladesh. The Accord includes inspections, fire safety training as well as effective remediation and renovations.

www.bangladeshaccord.org


Textile Exchange

Textile Exchange is an international non-profit organization working for responsible expansion of the textile industry and the organic cotton production.

www.textileexchange.org


The Swedish Chemicals Group

The Chemicals Group is arranged by Swerea IVF, a world leading research group with a key role in the Swedish innovation system. In this network we receive the most updated information on chemical legislations and developments.

www.kemikaliegruppen.se


Mistra Future Fashion

Mistra Future Fashion is one of the world's largest research programs on circular economy and serves for a future positive fashion industry. New Wave Group participates as an industry partner.

www.mistrafuturefashion.com

Clean Shipping Index

The Clean Shipping Index aims to impact the shipping companies to use cleaner vessels by ranking the most high-performing ships. Transport buyers can use the Clean Shipping Index to calculate and minimize their environmental footprint.

www.cleanshippingindex.com


Memberships through our subsidiary Cutter & Buck


FLA (Fair Labour Association)

FLA is a collaborative effort of universities, civil society organizations and socially responsible companies dedicated to protecting workers’ rights around the world.

www.fairlabor.org


C-TPAT (Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism)

C-TPAT is voluntary initiative by the American CBP (Customs and Border Protection) to build relationships that strengthen international supply chains to improve border security.

www.cbp.gov/ctpat


Local Stakeholder Initiatives

  • Buyer’s Forum, Bangladesh
  • CSR Forum, Shanghai, China
  • Brand Ethical Working Group (BEWG), Bangalore, India