Bossa Denim is an Implementation Partner of the Turkish Sustainability Code

Bossa Denim is an Implementation Partner of the Turkish Sustainability Code

Founded in 1951, since its establishment Bossa has been one of Turkey’s leading companies regarding the protection and preservation of the environment, human health issues and fulfill social responsibility. As of now, Bossa will further advance its role a pioneer in the Turkish textile sector as an implementation partner of the Turkish Sustainability Code. As an implementation partner, the Denim producer from Adana will take part in shaping the Sustainability Code with comments and recommendations during the process of adaptation to Turkey. Further Bossa, along with the other Code Implementation partners will be among the first companies to published a Turkish Sustainability Code declaration. The Sustainability Code is the new […]

Your chance to get involved: the stakeholder dialogue around the Turkish Sustainability Code

Your chance to get involved: the stakeholder dialogue around the Turkish Sustainability Code

The Turkish Sustainability Code office, which is committed to develop the first local non-financial reporting standard for Turkey, calls all stakeholders to participate in the dialogue. The Sustainability Code, created by the German Council for Sustainable Development, was very demanded and successful with over 900 reports from over 500 companies. (Interested? You can have a look at all reporting companies in the German database here.) The Code is explicitly open for national adaptations, and Turkey is soon to be the third country with a domestic Sustainability Code. An ongoing stakeholder dialogue Rather than a mere translation of the criteria, the Code is striving to ask all the material questions related […]

Dr Hudai Kara invited to Open SDGclub.Berlin meeting

Dr Hudai Kara invited to Open SDGclub.Berlin meeting

Open SDGclub.Berlinis an international conference at which participants can share their initial experience with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its global Sustainable Development Goals. It is initiated in 2016 by The German Council for Sustainable Development(RNE) as a non-exclusive international exchange platform of sustainable development practitioners. Open SDGclub.Berlinis an invitation only event for experts known for their contributions to sustainability and Dr Hudai Kara is the only sustainability expert from Turkey having this invitation. Known for his contributions to life cycle management and databases, Dr Kara is currently leading the implementation of Turkish Sustainability Codein Turkey. Open Open SDGclub.Berlinwill take place from 7 to 9 May 2019 in Berlin, Germany. Commenting on the […]

The Sustainability Code is coming to Turkey 

The Sustainability Code is coming to Turkey 

Turkey is about to become the third country with a national Sustainability Code. The Turkish Sustainability Code, developed in collaboration with the German Sustainability Code (DNK), was announced at the Sustainability Outlook 2019 conference in Athens on 5th April 2019. Dr. Hüdai Kara and Julia Graner, Director and Manager of the Turkish Sustainability Code project, respectively, attended the conference to represent the Turkey. The Sustainability Code, a reporting standard introduced by the German Council for Sustainable Development (RNE) in 2010, is open to independent, country-specific adaptations. According to the RNE, further EU and global parties are interested in the experiences with the Sustainability Code and its options for national adoption along with Turkey who is at an advanced stage of adaption and implementation. Adaption of the Turkish Sustainability Code was agreed at the […]