GOTS (GLOBAL ORGANIC TEXTILE STANDARD)
Global Organic Textile Standards (GOTS), the requirements of the textile supply chain, certified by independent certification, including the ecological and social criteria for the processing of organic fibers, including the standards specified in the world standards.
The purpose of this standard is to provide a reliable and reliable service to the end consumer with an environmentally and socially responsible production approach.
from the harvest of raw materials to labeling
is to define conditions to ensure organic status.
With this certificate, which is accepted in all important markets, textile manufacturers easily export their organic fabrics and garments.
This standard covers the production, processing, packaging, labeling, trading and distribution of all textiles manufactured from organic natural fibers with at least 70% certification. The final products may include, but are not limited to, fiber products, yarn, fabric, garments, fashion textile accessories (carried or worn), textile toys, home textiles, bedding and bedding products as well as textile personal care products.
GRS (GLOBAL RECYCLE STANDARD)
The Global Recycle Standard (GRS) was developed by Control Union in 2008 and then transferred to Textile Exchange in 2011. The standard is applicable to companies engaged in the production and / or trade of recycled products in finished or semi-finished products. Includes all products containing at least 20% recycled material. The field of application is not only limited to textile products, but also a wide range of products, especially paper, packaging, glass, plastic.
OCS (ORGANIC CONTENT STANDARD)
The purpose of the Organic Content Standard (OCS) is to provide confidence in organic content claims. OCS achieves this goal by verifying the amount and presence of organic material in the final product. It provides a strong supply chain management system through certification from organic raw material source to final product. It allows transparent, consistent and comprehensive independent evaluation and verification of claims of organic material content on products by an accredited third-party certification body. As an inter-agency tool, OCS can be used to verify whether products from companies actually contain organic material.
The standard does not cover the certification of raw materials in the field. This will be verified independently of production process certification. It also does not include process inputs (eg chemicals), environmental conditions (such as energy, water use), social issues, safety issues or legal compliance. processors, manufacturers, brands and retailers, traders, certification bodies and organizations that support organic initiatives.
OCS is a voluntary standard established by Textile Exchange and does not intend to change the legal or regulatory requirements of any country. It is the responsibility of each operation to prove that they comply with all applicable laws and regulations relating to marketing, employment and commercial practices. Where local legislation and OCS requirements conflict, the certification body should contact the Textile Exchange (TE) to find the most practical solution. In case of confusion in the interpretation of the standard, the first contact point should be the certification body, the certification body will contact the Textile Exchange to further clarify.
Textile Exchange is a non-profit, member-supported international organization established in 2003 under its original name Organic Exchange. The mission of Textile Exchange is to inspire and assist people in increasing sustainable practices in the textile value chain.
BETTER COTTON INITIATIVE (BCI)
BCI is a multi-stakeholder, international initiative that aims to reduce the negative environmental and social impacts of cotton production and make the future of the sector safer by coming together and acting together with many different stakeholders from producer to retailer.
To achieve this goal, BCI's approach is to continuously improve agricultural practices by equipping the farmer with the necessary knowledge, skills and tools. This enables the farmer to achieve production in accordance with internationally recognized standards for the use of pesticides, effective use of water resources, improving soil health and improving the welfare of agricultural workers.
Hohenstein is one of the founding members of the International Research Test Association in the Field of Textile and Leather Ecology, known as OEKO-TEX®. OEKO-TEX® product labels are given to textile products that are environmentally friendly and socially responsible. It provides transparent information about effective consumer protection and sustainable, responsible production throughout the textile supply chain.
Authorised Economic Operator (AEO)
AEO status is a document to prove Delivery Chain Compliance.
Holders of this certificate will benefit from many facilities in international trade.
Authorized Economic Operator “AEO”:
An authorized party involved shall, in any direction, benefit from the privileged application in the international circulation of products in accordance with the following.
customs controls relating to security and protection (in January 2008.) We need national legislation after the date of application to Turkey in 2009
The simplification of customs rules provided for the current (as of July 2009) We need national legislation to Turkey after the date of application, 2009
- Those with AEO status will be considered reliable and appropriate.
- AEO accreditation will be voluntary but firms will be forced to refer to the AEO certification process as it will have an increasing impact on the supply chain.
- Major international firms claim that they will only work with other AEO companies.
Inditex is accredited.