Building on the knowledge gained in Thailand, BSCI has developed a general programme for all BSCI producers now available on the FTA Academy.
FTA has launched its special 40th year anniversary edition of the Annual Report for 2016-2017 and its first-ever Network Activity Report. Access them now!
FTA announced ‘amfori’ as its new corporate name during FTA’s 40th anniversary conference, Unleash Opportunity.
BSCI is in the final stage of reviewing its Audit Integrity Programme, including the acceptance criteria for auditing companies to join the BSCI auditing pool.
FTA, in cooperation with the College of Europe, co-organised a full-day conference on the political, economic and legal aspects of the EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI).
Discover more about the association and its 40-year history through featured milestones on our dedicated page online.
The first of 2017’s Thought Leadership Webinar series featured national experts on Dutch, French, and Swiss due diligence legislation.
FTA hosted a webinar highlighting the requirements of the piece of legislation and advising how to avoid risks of non-compliance.
Watch our two first webinars on due diligence legislation and EU Timber Regulation!
FTA participated in a high-level seminar on the Thai fishing and seafood industry in Bangkok, Thailand.
The European Chemical Agency recently recognised FTA as an accredited stakeholder, making the association the only representative of importers and brands present at this discussion level.
The new partnership is aimed to support BEPI participants curb emissions in supply chains.
On 16 May 2017, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) issued its Opinion on the EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (EUSFTA).
FTA and its members signed a letter along with the Fair Labor Association calling for adjustments to the work permit programme to improve conditions for Syrians seeking to work in Turkey.
FTA recently hosted a high-level forum with the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce for businesses to address trade and sustainability matters in Mumbai.
In March, FTA celebrated the Swiss National Contact Group’s 10th anniversary, looking at its evolution in the past decade and towards 2030, through FTA’s strategic long-term vision.
FTA has published a position paper on the European Commission proposal to restrict a list of Carcinogens, Mutagens and Reprotoxicants in textiles in direct contact with the skin.
Marking one year since the signing of the Paris Agreement, FTA celebrates Earth Day and reflects on efforts to fight climate change.
In late March, FTA organised a high-level forum in Dhaka, Bangladesh to address the future social and employment challenges for the ready-made garments (RMG) and leather sector.
In late March, FTA officially opened its new office in Dhaka, which will contribute towards an increased presence and support on the ground, as well as strengthened services.
FTA participated in the Chemical Watch Global Business Summit 2017, which provided a platform to discuss current chemical legislation and its impacts for businesses and global supply chains.
Hong-Kong based retailer of health & beauty products, A.S. Watson Group shares with us its sustainability efforts and reasons for joining BSCI.
On 29 March, the UK triggered Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, initiating the process of leaving the EU. FTA will continue to advocate for a smart Brexit process that safeguards open markets and business interests.
FTA is pleased to announce some of the powerful speakers that will inspire and share their experiences through a series of practical talks, debates and workshops.