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La Norma

Última actualización: Jueves, 08 Junio 2017 17:17

La Norma Textil Orgánica Global (GOTS) está reconocida como la norma líder en el procesamiento de textiles hechos con fibra orgánica. Contiene requisitos claros para el cuidado del medio ambiente a lo largo de la cadena de provisión de textiles orgánicos a la vez que sostiene el cumplimiento de criterios sociales.

Descripción General

Última actualización: Jueves, 19 Marzo 2020 01:36

Sólo aquellos productos textiles que contengan un mínimo de 70% de fibra orgánica pueden certificarse GOTS. Todos los insumos químicos, tales como colorantes y auxiliares, deben cumplir claros requisitos ambientales y toxicológicos. La elección de accesorios también debe estar acorde a aspectos ecológicos. Es imprescindible contar con una planta de tratamiento de efluentes en áreas de procesamiento húmedo y todos los procesadores deben cumplir con criterios sociales mínimos. Esta sección resume los requisitos principales de GOTS, su sistema de aseguramiento de calidad y los principios de sus procedimientos de auditoría y análisis.

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Revision Procedure to GOTS v 6.0

Última actualización: Jueves, 19 Marzo 2020 08:15

The formal revision process for GOTS 6.0 has commenced in March 2019.  The revision process and schedule is briefly enumerated here.

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GOTS Monitor (Water/Energy)

Última actualización: Miércoles, 18 Marzo 2020 10:46
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GOTS Licensees can register for a complementary download of GOTS Monitor here

Consumption of water and energy are most important aspects in sustainability considerations for textile processors and manufacturers. As part of the environmental management criteria (chapter 2.4.10) GOTS requires that - among other information - certified entities must have available and provide:

  • data on energy and water resources and their consumption per kg of textile output
  • target goals and procedures to reduce energy and water consumption per kg of textile output

GOTS Monitor (Water/Energy) aims at supporting certified entities to approach and comply with these requirements.

The main functions of GOTS Monitor (Water/Energy) are to:

  • allow an easy data collection on energy and water consumption (per kg of textile output)
  • provide realistic factory-specific benchmark values for these parameters (specifically for wet processing activities)

The user will be supported in setting and monitoring realistic improvement targets regarding the progress in the reduction of his water and energy consumption. Effects will be visible in both environmental terms to fulfil the GOTS Standard requirements and in monetary terms for the business case of sustainability.

Certified entities can register for a complementary download of GOTS Monitor here. After completing the order form they will receive information by email with all instructions how to download, install and use GOTS Monitor.

Click here to proceed to download of GOTS Monitor

[Minimum system requirements: Windows XP SP3 or newer (Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 or Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2011, 2012). Minimum free space required on disk is 500MB and RAM of at least 1GB]

Information Webinar GOTS Monitor (Water/Energy) 2.0

An information webinar was held on 17 December 2018 to introduce the GOTS Monitor (Water/Energy) 2.0.  A recording of the webinar may be seen here : Webinar - GOTS 2.0 recording.

Slides used during the presentation can be downloaded here.

GOTS latest Version 6.0

Última actualización: Jueves, 30 Julio 2020 15:25
The latest version 6.0 of the Global Organic Textile Standard is available for download in this section.
Also an overview listing relevant changes between Version 5.0 to 6.0 is available here.

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Implementation Manual 6.0

Última actualización: Jueves, 19 Marzo 2020 10:15
The Manual for Implementation is a tool developed by the Standards Committee to provide interpretation advice on specific GOTS criteria and the related quality assurance system.

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