COMPREHENSIVE RULES FOR ECOLOGICAL AND SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE TEXTILE PRODUCTION
The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) was developed with the aim to unify the various existing standards and draft standards in the field of eco textile processing and to define world-wide recognised requirements that ensure organic status of textiles, from harvesting of the raw materials, through environmentally and socially responsible manufacturing up to labelling in order to provide a credible assurance to the end consumer. Processors and manufacturers shall be enabled to supply their organic fabrics and garments with one certification accepted in all mayor selling markets.
Learn more: Global Organic Textile Standard website
Conformity with Global Organic Textile Standard's standard is verified by an independent organization (third party) following ISO / IEC Guide 65 Product Certification, International Requirements for Organic Certification Bodies (IROCB)
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Organization type: International Working Group of Standard Organizations (industry associations)
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Last updated: 20 January 2012