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InterStoff Asia essential October 03-05 2012

Last Updated: Tuesday, 23 May 2017 22:54

Please be invited to meet with GOTS Representative in China, Shirley Han, at the Interstoff Asia Essential Autumn 2012 Fair taking place at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre. GOTS is the official 'Eco Partner' of the fair and runs a booth (no C18), shows the GOTS film and takes part in the seminar program.

GOTS appoints Marketing Director

Last Updated: Tuesday, 23 May 2017 22:54

In order to further enhance GOTS‘ marketing power, the GOTS International Working Group (IWG) has appointed Ms Claudia Kersten Marketing Director as of 1 July 2012.

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Australian textile Artist achieves GOTS certification

Last Updated: Tuesday, 23 May 2017 22:54

Turkish born artist Zuhal Kuvan-Mills is the first Australian Artist to be making Certified Organic Textile Art and is certified by NASAA (National Association Sustainable Agriculture, Australia) and GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standard).

Kuvan-Mills is inspired by Australian sustainable, organic agriculture and has dedicated her artistic practice to reflecting her thoughts about the environment and conservation.

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Shirley Han appointed as GOTS representative in China

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Shirley owns a master degree in Communications & International Tourism from the University of Lugano, Switzerland, and a bachelor degree in Economics from the University of British Columbia, Canada.

Before joining GOTS, Shirley worked with H&K Strategies China as CSR Specialist and for the UN Global Compact Network China as Vice Director of the Public Relations Department. Having worked closely with Chinese companies and multinational subsidiaries, Shirley has vast experience in strategic planning, coordination and execution of CSR projects for businesses.

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GOTS on Europe's political agenda

Last Updated: Tuesday, 23 May 2017 22:54

Upon invitation to the Copenhagen Fashion Summit conference in May organized by the Scandinavian fashion industry’s social and environmental initiative NICE, GOTS investigated government policy options for a sustainable fashion industry together with other stakeholder organizations and high ranking  EU officials.

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Spotlight on the use of NPEs

Last Updated: Tuesday, 23 May 2017 22:54

... in chemicals and related quality assurance measures in GOTS

The findings of the investigations launched by Greenpeace in their Dirty Laundry reports, as part of the current Detox campaign, demonstrate the urgent need to eliminate the use of hazardous chemical inputs in the manufacturing of textiles such as Nonylphenol ethoxylates (NPEs).

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