Nordic Swan Ecolabel

INDUSTRY CATEGORY Consumer Products (60 Product Categories) TARGET AUDIENCE B2B and B2C STAGE OF VALUE CHAIN Lifecycle Assessment TYPE OF STANDARD Eco-Label GEOGRAPHICAL REGION NORDIC COUNTRIES APPLIES TO Multiproduct CONTROLLED BY Nordic Ecolabelling Board and the Global Ecolabelling Network WEBSITE  Visit  Visit Nordic Swan Ecolabel Certificate Description The Nordic Swan Ecolabel is the official ecolabel in the Nordic region. Thier goal is to reduce the environmental impact of consumption and

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Global Organic Textile Standard

INDUSTRY CATEGORY Apparel Industry TARGET AUDIENCE B2B and B2C APPLIES TO Multiproduct  CONTROLLED BY Organic Trade Assosiation WEBSITE  Visit Global Organic Textile Standard Certificate Description 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

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Global Traceable Down Standard

INDUSTRY CATEGORY Textile and  Apparel Industry TARGET AUDIENCE B2B APPLIES TO Specific Product CONTROLLED BY NSF International WEBSITE  Visit Global Traceable Down Standard Certificate Description NSF can certify all elements of the down supply chain to the new Global Traceable Down Standard (Global TDS). The standard ensures that down in garments and other household and commercial products comes from a responsible source that respects animal welfare and can be transparently traced.

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Bluesign Certificate

INDUSTRY CATEGORY Textile and Related Industry TARGET AUDIENCE B2B and B2C APPLIES TO Multiproduct CONTROLLED BY Bluesign Technologies WEBSITE  Visit Bluesign Certificate Description Bluesign was founded in 2000. They developed and introduced an “Input Stream Management System” in the textile and related industries. They have more than 600 system partners worldwide. They are HQ in St. Gallen/Switzerland.The bluesign® system addresses the environmental impact associated with processing in the textile supply

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Blue Angel

INDUSTRY CATEGORY Product and Services TARGET AUDIENCE B2C STAGE OF VALUE CHAIN Life Cycle  TYPE OF STANDARD Label GEOGRAPHICAL REGION Germany CONTROLLED BY Federal Ministry for the Environment WEBSITE  Visit Blue Angel Certificate Description The Blue Angel (Der Blaue Engel) is a German certification for products and services that have environmentally friendly aspects. It has been awarded since 1978 by the Jury Umweltzeichen, a group of 13 people from environment

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Green Screen

INDUSTRY CATEGORY Products and Services TARGET AUDIENCE B2C STAGE OF VALUE CHAIN Life Cycle Assessment TYPE OF STANDARD Label GEOGRAPHICAL REGION USA CONTROLLED BY Textile Exchange WEBSITE  Visit Green Screen Certificate Description GreenScreen Certified™ is an independent, non-profit certification standard that promotes the use of inherently safer chemicals in products and manufacturing.  Products are certified to Bronze, Silver or Gold. Bronze certification prohibits the use of any chemical of high

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Global Social Compliance Program

INDUSTRY CATEGORY Consumer Goods TARGET AUDIENCE B2B and B2C STAGE OF VALUE CHAIN Life Cycle  TYPE OF STANDARD Label GEOGRAPHICAL REGION Global CONTROLLED BY The consumer goods forum WEBSITE  Visit Global Social Compliance Program Certificate Description The CGF is a unique organisation in many ways. First, they are primarily focused on helping their brand members drive positive change. They build consumer trust by addressing issues that they care about. Second,

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Responsible Mohair Standard

INDUSTRY CATEGORY Textile and Apparel Industry TARGET AUDIENCE B2B and B2C STAGE OF VALUE CHAIN Raw Material TYPE OF STANDARD Label GEOGRAPHICAL REGION Global CONTROLLED BY Textile Exchange WEBSITE  Visit Responsible Mohair Standard Certificate Description RMS is a new standard bu textile exchange The RMS requires all sites to be certified, beginning with the mohair farmers and through to the seller in the final business to business transaction. Usually the

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SA 8000

INDUSTRY CATEGORY Apparel Industry TARGET AUDIENCE Lorem Ipsum APPLIES TO Lorem Ipsum CONTROLLED BY Lorem Ipsum WEBSITE  Visit SA 8000 Description The SA (Social Accountability) 8000 standard, an international standard developed in 1997 by the American body SAI, contains nine social requirements aimed at increasing the competitive capacity of those organizations that voluntarily provide guarantees of ethics in their production chain and production cycle. This guarantee is expressed in the

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NSF/ANSI 336 Certificate

INDUSTRY CATEGORY Textile and Related Industry  TARGET AUDIENCE B2B APPLIES TO Multiproduct CONTROLLED BY Association for Contract Textiles (ACT) WEBSITE  Visit NSF/ANSI 336 Certificate Certificate Description The purpose of the NSF/ANSI 336 standard is to address the environmental, economic and social aspects of commercial furnishing fabrics used in commercial spaces. The standard considers criteria from a product’s lifecycle to get a complete picture of the inputs, outputs and environmental impacts

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