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Advisory Council and Standards Committee

Zuletzt aktualisiert: Donnerstag, 18. Februar 2016 12:25

GOTS Advisory Council

The Advisory Council is the decisive committee for all relevant organizational, structural and political issues of the Global Organic Textile Standard. It is being set up by the founding organizations jointly.

Gabriele Kolompar l Gabriele Kolompar,
International Association Natural Textile Industry

 Tsuyoshi Maeda Tsuyoshi Maeda,
Japan Organic Cotton Association

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Gwendolyn Wyard,
Organic Trade Association

Chris Bass Lake Chris Atkinson,
Soil Association,
Head of Standards


 GOTS Standards Committee

The Standards Committee is in charge of generating proposals for revisions of the standard and conducting the multi stakeholder revision process, issuing interpretation documents, developing the quality assurance system and to supervising its implementation. Members are appointed jointly by the founding organization. The Committee is coordinated by GOTS Managing Director, Rahul Bhajekar.

Johanna Johanna Mirenda,
Organic Trade Association, 
Farm Policy Director
MarkusKrueger-IVN Markus Krueger,
International Association Natural Textile Industry,
Coordinator of IVN Standard Committee
Mutsumi Mutsumi Sakuyoshi,
Japan Organic Cotton Association,
Member of JOCA Board of Directors
Representative Director of Japan Organic Inspectors Association
Organic Inspector
Photo Sarah Compson Sarah Compson
Soil Association
International Development Manager
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Elizabeth Bennett
Assistant Professor of International Affairs
Director of the Political Economy Program
Lewis & Clark College, Portland OR

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Jan Furstenborg,
Social Expert, Member of GSCP and SAI (SA8000) Boards

Rahul 2 Rahul Bhajekar,
Managing Director;
Global Standard Non-Profit GmbH

Coordinator of the Standards Committee