The global objective of this call for proposals is:

To improve working conditions, promote labour and environmental standards and reduce labour rights abuses in the cotton and garment sector value chains.

The specific objectives of this call for proposals are:

  • improving knowledge, awareness and advocacy on social and environmental conditions to promote responsible production and consumption
  • enhancing and up-scaling voluntary transparency and traceability schemes through existing multistakeholder initiatives to support sustainable and responsible production

Lot 1 Strengthening knowledge, awareness, and advocacy on social and environmental conditions in the cotton and garment value chains. Indicative allocation of funds EUR 3 500 000. minimum amount: EUR 500 000  maximum amount: EUR 1 500 000

Lot 2 Enhancing transparency and traceability in the cotton and garment value chains. Indicative allocation of funds EUR 2 000 000.  minimum amount: EUR 500 000  maximum amount: EUR 1 000 000

Dateline for submission: 8 February 2018
 
Source: The European Commission

 

Illustration Photo: Rosalina is a seamstress at the Turkmenbashi Tekstil Kompleksi, the biggest textile factory in Central Asia. The new technologies used at the facility are said to be environmentally friendly and constitute no danger to the health of the population. (credits: Asian Development Bank / Flickr Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0))

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