Bocholt, April 3rd, 2020: The Bocholt-based textile company Dibella pursues a comprehensive sustainable approach. In addition to numerous projects that the company is carrying out in the countries of origin to improve social standards and environmental conditions, there is now a very special commitment to more biodiversity in the local environment. In cooperation with the city administration of Bocholt and a local farmer, Dibella is planting a flower meadow of a special kind.
Dibella has been nominated as one of 25 companies for the prestigious CSR Prize awarded by the German federal government and has made it into the pre-selection in the special prize category “Responsible Supply Chain Management”.
Each year, the German government awards its CSR Prize to companies that integrate sustainable action into their business activities in an exemplary manner.
Worn Again Technologies, the pioneering polymer recycling technology firm, today announces the launch of its pilot R&D facility as a major step forward in its development process. The facility is located at CPI, a technology and innovation centre in Redcar, England. Worn Again Technologies is a leader in the use of science to recapture raw materials from non-reusable products with a vision to eliminate waste and replace the use of virgin resources.
Aalten, January 2020: Dibella has launched the unique pilot project “Clean and Green Village” in India. It is committed to waste recycling concepts and clean nature in the organic cotton growing areas. The initiative carried out via the GoodTextiles Foundation is open to companies wishing to become involved in environmental education in India’s rural areas.
Dibella is implementing its own transparency initiative aimed at reaching back to the beginning of its supply chain. The company has published one of the world’s first impact studies detailing the living and working conditions of organic Fairtrade cotton farmers in India. It reports on the improvements made to the impact that the fibre quantities purchased by Dibella has on core aspects of the lives of the Fairtrade organic farmers working for the company.
With its range of hotel linen made from GOTS and Fairtrade certified organic cotton, Dibella is committed to the ecologically and socially responsible development of textile production in cotton-growing countries. In addition, the company is directly supporting farmers in India.
Dibella announces it has joined Worn Again Technologies’ Pioneer Members’ programme consisting of some of the most forward-thinking brands in the global apparel and textiles industry. The establishment of this programme one step further on Worn Again Technologies and Dibella’s shared mission to propel the shift to a circular resource world, wasting no time – or textiles – in getting there.
With the Dibella reforestation project in India, the company is realizing its declared climate goals and enabling third parties to take advantage of carbon dioxide (CO2) compensation. At the same time, the steadily growing forest is to actively contribute to climate and environmental protection in the state of Tamil Nadu.
At Dibella, the use of sustainable fiber raw materials continues to increase every year. This is confirmed by the market report "Preferred Fiber & Materials" published by the non-profit organization Textile Exchange: In 2016, Dibella was ranked 5th in the use of Fairtrade organic cotton and has since risen to 3rd place.
German companies enable the traceability of textiles and offer excellent support in securing organic cotton.
The Dibella Group and Tailorlux GmbH have won Renate Künast's sponsorship in Berlin for the organic cotton marking project of Chetna Cooperative. Renate Künast sees physical labeling as the solution to the problem of bio-fraud.