Organic and Natural Certifications
Global Organic Textile Standard
The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) is recognised as the world’s leading processing standard for textiles made from organic fibres.This refers to certified organic cotton, organic wool, and other fibers. It defines high-level environmental criteria along the entire organic textiles supply chain and requires compliance with social criteria as well. The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) was created to ensure that manufactured textiles — from raw-material sources through manufacturing practices all the way to the finished product — are processed and handled in such a way that organic integrity is maintained every step of the way. It assures that employees are paid and treated fairly and work in a safe, clean environment, and provides customers with credible assurance that organic integrity that is respected internationally.
Oregon Tilth Certified Organic
Oregon Tilth Certified Organic (OTCO) is an internationally recognized symbol of organic integrity. OTCO provides a system that combines strict production standards, on-site inspections, and legally binding contracts to protect the producers and buyers of organic products.
IOAS; International Organic Accreditation Service
The IOAS is a specialist accreditation and assessment body focusing its efforts to build sustainable futures for people and the planet. We therefore offer assessment and accreditation of certification bodies applying a standard which complements and does not contradict the IOAS mission. This means that the IOAS is open to applications that involve organic and sustainable agriculture, environmental protection, social justice, fair trade and related themes.