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GoodWeave aims to stop child labor in the carpet industry and to replicate its market-based approach in other sectors.

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Children's Stories

Watch Binod laughing and kicking a soccer ball around with his friends in the dusty yard at GoodWeave’s Hamro Ghar, and he is just another kid. You won’t notice the depth of sadness in his eyes. He works hard to hide it. Binod has taught himself to NOT feel. It was a skill he almost perfected in the rug factory where he worked 15-hour days tying knots.

Click here to read more about Laughter and Forgetting: Binod and other former child weavers rescued by GoodWeave.

Spotlight On Retailers

Rebecca and Brian Robins

Kush Handmade Rugs, in Portland, Oregon, is the creation of Rebecca Leurie and Brian Robins, who offer an array of GoodWeave® certified rugs. Appreciating the opportunity to educate and promote fair labor practices, Rebecca says that "GoodWeave gives our gallery a voice when we purchase rugs. Much like our clients, we are voting with our dollars to encourage producers to uphold the GoodWeave standard."

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Industry Spotlight

  • Kush Handmade RugsPortland, Oregon
  • The Fine Rug Gallery at Macy'sSwedesboro, New Jersey
  • Company CConcord, New Hampshire
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News & Events

Apparel pilot
GoodWeave announces public consultation on new draft Standard for Embellished Apparel, Fashion Jewelry and Home Textiles. Interested parties are invited to participate in an informational webinar, consultation and online survey. Learn more »

Report, Implementing the Agenda 2030: sustainability standards help business seize opportunities, February 14, 2017

News Release, GoodWeave Licensee The Rug Company Introduced Four New Rugs to Its In-house Studio Collection, January 30, 2017

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