Dibella takes the customer back to the origins of the textiles: At harvest time to the cotton fields in India, to the spinning mills, weaving mills and the ready-made garment factories. Last year in November a team from ZDF accompanied us for a report to the program Plan B.
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.
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.
Also in 2016, sustainable textiles for institutional business are breaking all records at Dibella. The company has bought almost one thousand tons of hand-picked organic-cotton as Fairtrade products. ...