Product ranges, Eco-Textiles18.05.2018 Editor
GOTS India Seminar 2018 is the third event in India organized by the Global Organic Textile Standard organisation (GOTS). Earlier events in Mumbai and New Delhi were highly appreciated by participants and industry informs the organiser. The main topic this time will be sustainability.
Product ranges, Eco-Textiles30.04.2018 Editor
Organic cotton textiles that companies also want to have certified according to the international Oeko-Tex 100 textile standard will in future require proof that the cotton is free from genetically modified organisms (GMOs).
Product ranges, Eco-Textiles16.03.2018 Redaktion
Die Zahl der GOTS-zertifizierten Einrichtungen ist um 8,2% gestiegen, von 4.642 Einrichtungen im Jahr 2016 auf 5.024 Einrichtungen im Jahr 2017.
Product ranges, Eco-Textiles15.03.2018 Editor
The number of facilities certified to the Global Organic Textile Standard GOTS shows an increase of 8,2% to 5,024 facilities in 2017. GOTS certified facilities are located in 62 countries around the world.
Product ranges, Eco-Textiles02.02.2018 Editor
The 42nd Innatex in Hofheim-Wallau was focused on the shoe industry. The program of the green fashion fair was rounded by many lectures concerning the main topic as well as a blogger meeting.
Product ranges, Eco-Textiles15.01.2018 Editor
Only two days after the Berlin Fashion Week, Muveo GmbH invites interested parties to the international natural textiles fair Innatex from 20 to 22 January 2018 at the Messecenter Rhein-Main in Hofheim-Wallau.
Product ranges, Eco-Textiles12.01.2018 Editor
GOTS has placed an increasing focus on European regulatory and policy issues with the objective to work towards a position where the fibre production, processing, manufacture and labelling of intermediate and final textile products.
Product ranges, Eco-Textiles03.01.2018 Editor
According to the GOTS newsletter the Global Organic Textile Standad organisation determined through a limited round-robin exercise that test results for GMO presence showed inconsistency and were unreliable in cotton fibre In 2016.
Product ranges, Eco-Textiles28.12.2017 Editor
There are many publications on circular business models and commitments to circular economy, but only a few apparel brands/retailers or upstream suppliers are re-designing their business towards circularity. This phenomenon is what C&A Foundation has identified as the “Implementation Gap”.
Product ranges, Eco-Textiles17.10.2017 Editor
The Soil Association’s recent report about GM cotton in India was launched at the Textile Exchange sustainability Conference in Washington DC last week.
Product ranges, Eco-Textiles11.10.2017 Editor
With GMO cotton first having been grown in India in 2002, its share of all cotton is now well over 90 percent. Now, the Swiss magazine Saldo has carried out research in India and has had GOTS-certified organic yarn tested. A German laboratory revealed a high level of GMO contamination.
Product ranges, Eco-Textiles19.06.2017 Editor
Tadesse Amera, Director of PAN Ethiopia, reports that since 2013 they have been working to support cotton farmers in Southern Ethiopia to adopt safer and more sustainable methods of growing pesticide-free cotton.
Product ranges, Eco-Textiles16.06.2017 Editor
Thirteen of the world's biggest clothing and textile brands have committed to using 100% sustainable cotton by 2025.
Product ranges, Eco-Textiles24.05.2017 Redaktion
Goldene Strände, entspanntes Lebenstempo: Als paradiesisches Urlaubsziel ist Goa weltweit bekannt. Doch auch in Sachen gesunde Ernährung hat sich der kleinste unter den indischen Bundesstaaten zum Hotspot entwickelt. Nicht zuletzt dank seiner multi-kulturellen Bevölkerung ist das einstige Hippie-Mekka heute Heimat einer lebendigen Bio-Gemeinde.
Product ranges, Eco-Textiles04.04.2017 Editor
Goa’s melting-pot, culturally diverse population and ‘Popular Vacation Destination’ status have made it home to an ebullient organic community. Its golden beaches, verdant landscape, and languid pace serve as a befitting backdrop to the many organic and eco friendly enterprises that are being promoted by residents—mostly expats. From organic restaurants to organic textile boutiques, organic groceries and even an organic urban farming initiative, the state has plenty to offer on the organic spectrum. First published in Pure & Eco India,
Product ranges, Eco-Textiles16.03.2017 Editor
The new version of the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) contains stricter criteria for regenerated fibres & category "Combined Products" as well as further social criteria.
Product ranges, Eco-Textiles05.01.2017 Karin Heinze
The organic enterprise Suminter India Organics® runs a fair trade organic cotton project with 5,500 farmers in the state of Gujarat, India. The cotton is the raw material for Satva Atheleisurewear - watch the video interview.
Product ranges, Eco-Textiles14.12.2016 Editor
Ramblers Way Farm, Inc. of Kennebunk, Maine, manufacturer of garments made from GOTS certified organic wool, has become the fiftieth company to be added to the GOTS public database for the United States.
Product ranges, Eco-Textiles05.12.2016 Editor
Participants from whole organic textile supply chain deliberated on the business case for sustainability with organic textiles. Brands committed to increase their share of GOTS certified textiles.
Product ranges, Eco-Textiles17.10.2016 Editor
Jalal-Abad, a major city located in the western part of Kyrgyzstan, close to the Uzbek border, held a forum on organic products within the BioCotton project.
Product ranges, Eco-Textiles11.06.2016 Editor
The revision process of GOTS Version 4.0 has commenced announced the Certifiers Council meeting in February 2016, a first revision draft for GOTS Version 5.0 has now been released to stakeholders for their inputs and comments.
Product ranges, Eco-Textiles20.10.2015 Karin Heinze
In all probability 2015 will be the year when the natural cosmetics sector will again experience double-digit growth in turnover. That was one of the results at the 8th Natural&Organic Cosmetics Conference on 6 and 7 October in Berlin.
Product ranges, Eco-Textiles08.06.2015
The flagship event by GOTS in Mumbai, India on 22 May 2015 was attended by more than 250 delegates.
Product ranges, Eco-Textiles04.06.2015
While clothing prices hit rock bottom, the human and environmental costs are sky rocketing in the multi-trillion dollar fashion industry.
Product ranges, Eco-Textiles01.06.2015
Some companies in the textile industry are paying fair wages, proving safe and clean working conditions, are organising workshops, and supporting sustainable livelihoods altogether.