Oeko-Tex 100 Standards
Oeko-Tex Standard 100 is an international certification system for textiles, limiting the use of certain chemicals. The criterias which form the basis of the tests for harmful substances are based on the latest scientific findings and being continously updated, ensuring that the requirements fort he human ecological safety of the textiles tested.
The Business Social Compliance Initiative (BSCI) is a leading supply chain management system that supports companies to drive social compliance and improvements within the factories and farms in their global supply chains. BSCI implements the principle international labour standards protecting workers’ rights such as International Labor Organization (ILO) conventions and declarations, the United Nations (UN) Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights and guidelines for multinational enterprises of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) was developed through collaboration by leading standard setters with the aim of defining requirements that are recognised world-wide and that ensure the organic status of textiles from harvesting of the raw materials through environmentally and socially responsible manufacturing all the way to labelling in order to provide credible assurance to the consumer.
ISO 9001:2015 sets out the criteria for a quality management system and is the only standard in the family that can be certified to (although this is not a requirement). This standard is based on a number of quality management principles including a strong customer focus, the motivation and implication of top management, the process approach and continual improvement.
ISO 14001:2015 sets out the criteria for an environmental management system and can be certified to. It maps out a framework that a company or organization can follow to set up an effective environmental management system. It can be used by any organization regardless of its activity or sector.
Global Recycle Standart
The objectives of the GRS are to define requirements to ensure accurate content claims and good working conditions, and that harmful environmental and chemical impacts are minimised. This includes companies in ginning, spinning, weaving and knitting, dyeing and printing and stitching in more than 50 countries.
Walt Disney ILS
The Disney ILS Program was established in 1996 to oversee labor standards compliance across the vast supply chain for Disney-branded products. Because Disney is primarily a licensor of intellectual property and does not own or control the facilities producing Disney-branded products, the ILS Program has implemented a number of unique programs that evaluate and improve working conditions wherever those products are produced.