YESS Videos and Webinars

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This webinar accompanied the launch of the YESS: Yarn Ethically & Sustainably Sourced Standard and assessment workbook.

RSN has been working hard to finalize the development of YESS: Yarn Ethically & Sustainably Sourced. This webinar will review the YESS standard, the results of recent feasibility assessments, future activities of YESS, and where support is needed.
Learn more about Responsible Sourcing Network's YESS initiative
A detailed explanation of each section of the YESS standard and what is expected of a spinning mill to conform with each section. This webinar will include an introduction of the YESS assessment workbook that a spinner can use to assess its current sourcing due diligence program against the YESS standard.
YESS's first webinar is an overview of the purpose, approach and high-level requirements of the YESS standard.

Hosted by Textile Exchange, Responsible Sourcing Network (RSN) has launched and is in the process of developing its new initiative YESS: Yarn Ethically & Sustainably Sourced. Subtitles available: turn on CC. The goal of YESS is to drive forced labor and the worst forms of child labor (WFCL) out of cotton production.


Yarn Ethically & Sustainably Sourced Promo Video 1.25 minutes