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This section provides for news of the GOTS programme, answers to FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) and downloads of all public documents of the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS).

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GOTS Connect

Last Updated: Thursday, 18 June 2020 14:58

Screen to Screen 

We miss the valuable personal exchange with our stakeholders.
Therefore, for us, it is now more important than ever to stay connected while staying apart.
Connect with our GOTS staff worldwide through presentations, recorded from their home offices.

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This is the 1st clip from our Screen to Screen series, recorded in India, and the 1st of 4 about GOTS version 6.0.

Sumit Gupta, GOTS Deputy Director Standards Development & Quality Assurance takes you through the changes made to GOTS Social Criteria and Ethical Business Behaviour. Sumit also addresses the Quality Assurance System, a common requirement under GOTS. 

Upcoming Clips: Criteria for chemicals, Composition for fibres and accessories, Criteria for textile processing facilities. Stay connected!

GOTS Image Clip

Last Updated: Thursday, 30 April 2020 12:44

GOTS from Field to Fashion - Manufacturing in India

Manufacturing filmed in Tirupur in Tamilnadu, India. 
Meet Mariados, Sample Master Cutter at the GOTS certified Armstrong Knitting Mills in Tirupur India. 
Hear about his story and how he benefits from working in a GOTS certified company.
Stories like these encourage us to take GOTS vision 'making organic textiles become a significant part of everyday life, enhancing people´s lives and the environment' further. 


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Last Updated: Tuesday, 12 May 2020 14:44

Most requests received refer to certification procedures and criteria for operations and products as well as to requirements for labelling and the use of the GOTS logo. This sections provides for answers to the frequently asked questions.

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Last Updated: Friday, 03 July 2020 13:33

This section contains all documents as released by the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) that are publically available.

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GOTS Simple Show Clip

Last Updated: Wednesday, 10 June 2020 10:24

This section contains all available language versions of the Simple Show Clip.

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GOTS Annual Reports

Last Updated: Wednesday, 24 June 2020 09:56

This section contains all Annual Reports as released by the Global OrganicTextile Standard.

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Security Advice Adverts

Last Updated: Thursday, 30 April 2020 12:57

105x148 GOTS SecAdvise Consumers engl Not all violations of the GOTS Licensing and Labelling conditions are intentional. Some are just caused by lack of knowledge. In addition consumers need to be informed how a correct GOTS label must look like. For this purpose we designed two  adverts with Security Advices for retailers and consumers. The ads are offered as "Free-ads" for magazines and newspapers that have free space and want to support GOTS.

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GOTS Position Papers

Last Updated: Friday, 17 April 2020 13:53

This section contains all position papers as released by the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) that are publically available.

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Last Updated: Friday, 17 April 2020 14:19

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