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Together we achieve more!

Together we are stronger and can increase our impact! Global improvements are driven by collaborations between different types of actors in several countries. For sustainable development, we all need to work together: companies, governments and authorities, manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, customers - you name it! Nelly drives sustainability in collaboration with a range of initiatives and stakeholders.

Amfori BSCI

Amfori BSCI works to improve working conditions in the global supply chain. Amfori has 2000 members and supports companies in creating an ethical supply chain through collaboration, knowledge sharing and common tools. NLYMAN has been a member since 2018 and requires suppliers to sign the Amfori Code of Conduct. Membership gives Nelly the opportunity to influence EU policy makers and legislators on fair trade and human rights.

Learn more about Amfori BSCIhere

Better cotton

Better Cotton is a non-profit organization that seeks to improve global cotton production by making it better for the environment and for the people who work in its production. Better Cotton trains cotton farmers around the world to use more environmentally friendly farming methods. NLYMAN has been a member since 2019 and commits to reporting targets and annual purchase volumes to the organization.

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CSR West Sweden

CSR West Sweden is a sustainability network that offers its members help with processes for strategic and systematic sustainability work. They offer courses, seminars and network meetings for companies and organizations with a focus on sharing experiences.

Learn more about CSR West Sweden here

Human Bridge

Human Bridge is an aid organization that works to help people around the world in various crisis situations. Human Bridge collects textiles that are sorted. The money generated goes to various relief efforts. NLYMAN has, since 2018, collaborated with Human Bridge by donating garments that have become defective in production.

Learn more about Human Bridge here

Scandinavian Shoe Environmental Initiative

The Swedish Shoe Environmental Initiative (SSEI) is a network within the Swedish shoe industry. The aim is to increase knowledge about environmental issues with a focus on shoe manufacturing. Seminars and networking activities provide opportunities to discuss with other actors in the industry.

Learn more about SSEI here

Swedish Textile Initiative for Climate Action

The Swedish Textile Initiative for Climate Action (STICA) supports the Nordic textile industry in its efforts to reduce climate impact through collaboration, knowledge sharing and common tools. Nelly has been a member since the beginning of 2019 and membership forms the basis of NLYMAN's climate work. NLYMAN is committed to reducing its climate impact in line with the 1.5 degree target and reporting emissions in accordance with the GHG Protocol.

Learn more about STICA here

Textile Exchange

Textile Exchange is a non-profit organization focused on increasing the use of more sustainable fibers in the textile value chain. Textile Exchange creates a common forum where textile stakeholders can collaborate on environmental work. As members of the Textile Exchange, NLYMAN has access to the latest research and important data to guide them in identifying, measuring and managing their sustainable materials. This year, NLYMAN's purchasing department attended The Textile Sustainability Conference 2021, Textile Exchange's annual global conference (this year in partnership with the Sustainable Apparel Coalition, SAC).

Learn more about Textile Exchange here

Textile importers

Textile Importers is a trade association for all those involved in the trade of textiles, leather goods, clothing and footwear. They provide industry-specific services to member companies and help keep track of everything related to trade in these goods with focus areas in sustainability, textile labelling, customs issues and chemicals management.

Learn more about Textile importers here

The International Accord

The International Accord is an independent, legally binding agreement between brands and trade unions which continues commitments to ensure a safe and healthy Ready-Made Garment industry in Bangladesh and further seeks to establish worker safety programmes in other countries producing textiles and garments. The purpose is to enable a working environment in which no worker needs to fear fires, building collapses, or other workplace accidents that could be prevented with reasonable health and safety measures. Learn more about the International Accord here

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