XertifiX e.V. was founded in 2005 and registered in the following year in the association register Freiburg.
In 2016, XertifiX moved to Hanover.
As other members of the first hour are to be mentioned Dr. Norbert Blüm (†), Klaus-Maria Brandauer , Otto Tausig (†) and Erwin Steinauer from Vienna, Willi Wölting from Essen and Thilo Hoppe .
In March 2021, the federal government finally drew up a draft law on the supply chain law. Unfortunately, there is still a need for action: e.g. the draft stipulates that companies only have to take action with indirect suppliers if there are already concrete indications of human rights violations. That’s absurd! But: In April, the Bundestag will discuss the supply chain law and the MPs have the opportunity to demand improvements. Therefore: