Sustainability is more than a word, it’s a new way of life. As we continue to research and learn more we will evolve quickly to make sure our commitments remain true. Understanding what we do as a business and the impacts we make and how to measure, are pillars for where we can go. We understand and are ready to be accountable for those metrics, we want to be transparent and share our progress. We want to build a brand that reflects those values and this is shared not only by the corporation but by everyone involved. We have invested additional resources to meet certification needs that align with our beliefs. Willingly invested in people and partnerships that share our philosophy, promise to continue to exchange our learnings with all of our partners.
It defines the requirements to ensure the organic status of textiles, from harvesting of the raw materials, through environmentally and socially responsible manufacturing up to labeling in order to provide a credible assurance to the end consumer.
It certificates the human-ecological safety of textile products from all the stages of production to the denying stuff along the textile value chain. Products labeled as Oeko-Tex are certified as completely free from harmful chemicals and safe for human use. To attain Oeko-Tex Standard 100 certification, the fabric has been tested and certified to be free from harmful levels of more than 100 substances known to be harmful to human health. Our commitment runs through every phase of the product from the concept through to the consumer product.
It’s a voluntary product standard for tracking and verifying the content of recycled materials in a final product.
It ensures that product packaging materials come from responsibly managed forests that provide environmental, social, and economic benefits. The FSC Principles and Criteria provide a foundation for all forest management standards globally.
It ensures safe, lawful, humane, and ethical manufacturing around the world through certification and education. The principles are based on generally accepted international workplace standards, local laws, and workplace regulations, and include the spirit or language of relevant conventions of the International Labor Organization (ILO), the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)’s Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.
We do NOT stop here, our commitment runs through every phase of the product from the concept to the consumer product.
The standard is applied to the full supply chain and addresses traceability, environmental principles, social requirements, chemical content and labeling.
Our Future Certification Goals are on the run and we commit to continue to research and align with reputable third-party certifications – who knows – we may raise the bar and create a new standard.