For textiles and natural cosmetics made from cotton by controlled biological cultivation according to the guidelines of BIO Suisse or the European Union. It covers the entire textile chain and undertakes additional pollution testing by external labs and Coop quality safety.
Companies who produce the textiles certified COOP Naturaline must meet the basic standards of the International Labour Organization (ILO), be certified at least accoriding to the criteria of the BSCI (Business Social Compliance Initiative), and in the medium term, they must meet the SA 8000 certification.
The organic farmers receive a surcharge of at least 20 % on the market price of cotton and 10 % on the market price of cotton derivates.
Learn more: Coop Naturaline: Switzerland website
Conformity with Coop Naturaline: Switzerland's standard is verified by an independent organization (third party).
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Last updated: 11 March 2014