Forum on Due Diligence in the Garment and Footwear Sector


Andreas Edele

Senior Project Manager


Andreas works as senior adviser at the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ). He provides advisory services to the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) on issues related to sustainability in garment supply chains. On behalf of BMZ, GIZ hosts the secretariats of several multi-stakeholder initiatives which support member companies in implementing supply chain due diligence, including the Partnership for Sustainable Textiles. Previously, Andreas worked as Senior Project Manager in the Sino-German Corporate Social Responsibility Project based in Beijing (2010-2012) and as Development Cooperation Adviser at the Federation of German Wholesale, Foreign Trade and Services (2013-2015).