We are into organic cotton since 2006 but officially we are audited and certified with GOTS from 2010 now 90% of our goods are GOTS certified. GOTS stands for Global Organic Textile Standard and it is an internationally recognized certification. GOTS is a textile production certification that limits the use of toxic bleaches, dyes, and other chemical inputs during the production process of textiles. To obtain the GOTS “organic” label, a product must: Contain at least 95% organic fiber.
OCS is only production management of products, The Organic Content Standard (OCS) OCS 100 applies to the textile product containing a minimum 95% and more organic material in it. It verifies the presence and amount of organic material in a final product. And tracks the flow of raw material from its source to the final product. This process is then certified by an accredited third party. OCS 100 takes covers the same processing steps in goods containing 95% to 100% organic material.
We have certified with Oeko-Tex Standard 100 class 1 highest standard in Oeko-Tex for textiles all our goods are now Oeko-Tex and REACH complaint. The Standard 100 by Oeko-Tex product label, introduced in 1992, certifies adherence to the specifications of the standard by the same name, a document of testing methods, and limit values for potentially harmful chemicals. All types of clothing, home and household textiles, bed linen, terry cloth items, textile toys, and more.
As per international social standards and labor law, we are audited and certified with SA – 8000 / Social Accountability Accreditation Services ensures safe working conditions, living wages, environment activities, etc., are carried in a very effective manner and audited every 6 months to ensure it. Certification is the process by which individual companies (factories, farms, and other workplaces) and organizations undergo an assessment by a third-party auditor.
We entered into another milestone by certified with Fair Trade certification FLOCERT international society we are now doing 20% Fair Trade certified products mostly combined with organic. We ensure premium pricing, health, sanitation, hospital facilities, education, etc., are given to farmers and their children with the premium they receive for Fair Trade cotton. The Fair Trade certified seal signifies that your product was grown, harvested, or made with care by farmers and workers.
We have got requirements from big brands who have a target to achieve using 50% sustainable better cotton in their products for which we also pledged to certify with BCI certification. India has been producing cotton for textiles for thousands of years and the textile industry and agriculture are the key industries to have generated huge employment for both skilled and unskilled labor, helping to strengthen the country’s economy.
As the world moves fast into the recycling of all renewable/reusable resources as per our green/sustainable business practices we also got certified with GRS Global Recycle Standard – 10% of our business moving towards recycling polyester, recycled cotton. Through third-party verification, we motivate your (quality) claim independently towards your clients. Furthermore, traceability and contamination risks can be managed better by certifying your management system and/or your product.
SEDEX is short for Supplier Ethical Data Exchange. SMETA (Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit) assesses a site based on their organization’s standards of labor, health and safety, environment, and business ethics. Easy to access information or data at one secure place. Develops Ethical business practices. Maintain and manage business data or information properly. Improves business efficiency of the organization. Reduce workload and generate greater employee involvement.
Cotton made in Africa (CmiA), Cotton made in Africa-Organic (CmiA-Organic), Sustainable Cotton Standard (SCS). These standards were developed to improve the living conditions of African smallholder farmers and working conditions in ginning factories and to promote environmentally friendly cotton production. CmiA – which is one of the sustainable cotton harvested through rain harvesting methods which highly appreciated as its saves lots of groundwater and river water.
ISO 9001:2015 (Internal Standard Organization) certification means that an organization has demonstrated the following: Follows the guidelines of the ISO 9001 standard. Fulfills its own requirements. Meets customer requirements and statutory and regulatory requirements. Maintains documentation. ISO 9001:2015 specifies requirements to plan, establish, implement, operate, monitor, review, maintain and continually improve a documented management system used to manage quality.
ISO 14001 is an internationally agreed standard that sets out the requirements for an environmental management system. It helps organizations improve their environmental performance through more efficient use of resources and reduction of waste, gaining a competitive advantage and the trust of stakeholders. ISO 14001 is the international standard that specifies requirements for an effective environmental management system (EMS).