Companies and organizations around the world are investing time and resources to develop and improve sustainable solutions. Another important aspect in today’s complex world is the increased necessity to cooperate with different partners from industry, research, and governments. The International Textile Manufacturers Federation (ITMF), Zurich/Switzerland, is supporting and promoting sustainable environmental, social, and economic production along the entire textile value chain.
Against this backdrop, ITMF wants to recognize companies/organizations and/or persons along the textile value chain that are striving to make a difference and that have achieved outstanding results. In 2022, ITMF will present the ITMF Awards in the categories “Sustainability & Innovation” and “International Cooperation”:
• Innovation & Sustainability: recognizes sustainable and innovative achievements in the textile industry with focus on innovation, design, development, and production under the strictest standards of sustainability and respect for the environment. The jury will grant this award to a company/organization or person which/who significantly improved textile manufacturing through the means of international collaboration.
• International Cooperation: recognizes progress in the area of international collaboration in the textile industry according to the values of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The jury will grant this award to a company/organization or person which/who significantly improved textile manufacturing through the means of international collaboration.
The deadline for applications is January 29th, 2022. The winners will be invited to present their achievements at the ITMF Annual Conference 2022 on April 10-12, 2022 in Davos/Switzerland.