FTA and the International Organization of Migration signed a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at promoting ethical recruitment and better working conditions in global supply chains.
FTA participated in an ASEAN regional workshop in Bangkok exploring international human rights commitments and business practices.
The agreement has the potential to deliver significant economic and social benefits in many sectors, including retail and imports.
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FTA conference 2017, the largest sustainability event in Europe, brought together over 400 key players to drive sustainability in value chains, unleashing opportunities for businesses and people globally through responsible trade.
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 participated in a high-level seminar on the Thai fishing and seafood industry in Bangkok, Thailand.
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FTA hosted a webinar highlighting the requirements of the piece of legislation and advising how to avoid risks of non-compliance.
The first of 2017’s Thought Leadership Webinar series featured national experts on Dutch, French, and Swiss due diligence legislation.
Discover more about the association and its 40-year history through featured milestones on our dedicated page online.
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).
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.