Companies are considering introducing the new government seal for sustainable textiles. But does it deliver what it promises?
Working conditions in the textile industry are often deplorable Photo: Mushfiqul Alam/NurPhoto
The Green Button, the new seal for sustainable textiles from Development Minister Gerd Muller (CSU), is apparently in the home stretch. The first companies say they are participating or seriously considering participation. The Green Button is intended to make products with special ecological and social quality more visible to consumers* in stores.