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GoodWeave Founder Accepts Nobel Peace Prize

Kailash Satyarthi accepts the Nobel Peace Prize.

OSLO, Norway—Kailash Satyarthi, the long-time children’s rights activist and the founder of GoodWeave, accepted the Nobel Peace Prize yesterday here, along with Malala Yousafzai, at age 17 the youngest person to receive the award. Satyarthi has been passionate about children’s rights since he was young, and though he acknowledged that much has been done overMore »

Last updated: December 11, 2014

GoodWeave Founder Wins Nobel Peace Prize

Kailash Satyarthi

OSLO, Norway–Kailash Satyarthi, a decades-long activist for children’s rights and the founder of GoodWeave, has received the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 by the Norwegian Nobel Committee. He shares the award with 17-year-old Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban for promoting the right for girls to be educated—and still continuesMore »

Last updated: December 11, 2014

Macy’s Expands GoodWeave Collection

Goodweave Bashian Rug

NEW YORK–Macy’s has expanded its program with GoodWeave, and now offers consumers eight collections, with a total of 30 styles, in its Macy’s Fine Rug Galleries stores nationwide and online at macys.com. GoodWeave is the international nonprofit organization that works to end child labor in the carpet industry; these rugs have been certified to beMore »

Last updated: April 1, 2014

Five New Companies Join GoodWeave

GoodWeave logo

WASHINGTON, D.C.–Five companies—Artizen Rug Couture, Bronzino Handmade, Fusion Tradition Company, Molana Inc. and Paramount Rugs—have joined GoodWeave’s licensee portfolio, which means they have earned the GoodWeave child-labor-free label and that their partnership fees will go toward GoodWeave’s mission. Founded by former Tibetan refugee Tenzin Woeser, Artizen Rug Couture Ltd. is based in Toronto and offersMore »

Last updated: October 1, 2013

New York Carpet Show to Take Place Next Month


NEW YORK–The ninth annual New York International Carpet Show will take place next month, Oct. 6-8, and will include special events as well as a slew of new exhibitors. Held during Metro Market Week, the handwoven carpet show will be located at the Metropolitan Pavilion on West 18th Street here. Events include the NYICS’s grandMore »

Last updated: September 17, 2013

GoodWeave Offers Personalized Rug in Annual Raffle


WASHINGTON, D.C.–GoodWeave, in partnership with rug company and GoodWeave member Custom Cool, has kicked off ticket sales for its 2013 raffle for a one-of-a-kind rug. One winner will receive an 8-by-10 handcrafted wool, silk and nettle rug in the color and design of her/his choice and which is worth thousands of dollars. Raffle tickets areMore »

Last updated: August 6, 2013