GoodTextiles Foundation contributes to a fairer and more sustainable global textile community.

Two women harvest organic fairtrade cotton on a field. they put the cotton in pockets of their white aprons.
Women harvesting organic fairtrade cotton.

Our goal is to inspire and grow a community of like minded professionals in the textile industry to create and leverage the positive impact on cotton farmers and textile workers. We are creating a fair, equitable and green supply chain that generate value for all involved stakeholder and integrate into local eco-systems.

Dr. Norbert Taubken, Co-Founder of the GoodTextiles Foundation
Dr. Norbert Taubken, Co-Founder of the GoodTextiles Foundation

"Good Textiles Foundation is addressing the gap between textile companies and small scale cotton farmers. The worldwide cotton demand of 25-30 Mio. tons per year is influencing the situation of cotton farmers and impacts humans and environment."

Dr. Norbert Taubken

GTF Co-Founder

Pushpanath Krishnamurthy, Trustee of the GoodTextiles Foundation
Pushpanath Krishnamurthy, Trustee of the GoodTextiles Foundation

"With the production of sustainable cotton, Indian farmer are contributing to healthy sleep all around the world. As GTF we want to ensure that farmer in India also sleep well."

Pushpanath Krishnamurthy

GTF Trustee

Goodtextiles Projects

The finished bio-sand-water-filters
GoodTextiles Foundation, CmiA and MMP Agro providing bio-sand-water-filters
A group of pupils in front of their boarding school in India
GoodTextiles Foundation's School library project in cooperation with Dibella
Two women getting water from a new water pump in Africa
GoodTextiles Foundation's Wash project in cooperation with Cotton made in Africa

A cow in India representing the GoodTextiles Foundation's project
GoodTextiles Foundation's project donating one cow for every farmer
Pupils sitting in a class room in India as part of GoodTextiles Foundation's mobile school project
GoodTextiles Foundation's mobile school project in India
A group of people in Africa who benefit from the GoodTextiles Foundation's Wash Project in cooperation with Cotton Made in Africa
A GoodTextiles Foundation's project in cooperation with Cotton made in Africa

Girls sitting in a class room in India, a project supported by GoodTextiles Foundation
GoodTextiles Foundation's project of giving girls the possibility to go to school in India
Men in a room of a training center in Adilabad, a GoodTextiles Foundation's project.
GoodTextiles Foundation's Project of implementing a training center in India
A clean area in Inida - realised through a GoodTextiles Foundation's project
GoodTextiles Foundation realised a project in India in order to reduce waste in the environment.

Cotton farmers with bags for the cotton harvest, provided by the GoodTextiles Foundation.
GoodTextiles Foundation provided bags to the cotton farmers in order to keep the harvested cotton clean.

Meet the Team

The Team of the GoodTextiles Foundation
The GoodTextiles Foundation's Team

Financial responsibility

An overview of the GoddTextiles Foundation's annual reports
The annual reports of the GoodTextiles Foundation

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