FairFight is the band’s term for switching to fair traded and fair produced apparel – according to the templar motto:
If life is a struggle, it ought to be fair for everyone
After the uncounted news of factory building collapses and child labour Heimataerde put up the question of how to evade the seemingly inevitable collateral phenomena of global textile trade.
Searching for ways, we found out that alleged argumentation (tangled structures in trade and production, lack of audition and supervision) do not hold any longer.
After some 20 years of work, the big NGOs like Fair Wear Foundation or the GOTS standard have become efficient councils and wardens of controlled labour conditions, whose numbers of members and quality of standards grow steadily.
We picked suppliers complying with FWF and GOTS since those belong to the strictest and are well established and accepted. The way to clean merchandise is no longer a maze.
We believe the new line will be a good thing to wear – for us as well as for our friends.
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