Sustainability is no longer a trend, it is an imperative.
The sock industry finds itself in a transformational state where companies seek to protect their long-term value and acknowledge business opportunities by devoting themselves to sustainable development. This meaningful transformation includes requiring collaboration across the supply chain. Let’s innovate and lead the way forward together.
The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) is the worldwide leading textile processing standard for organic fibres, including ecological and social criteria, backed up by independent certification of the entire textile supply chain. The aim of the standard is to define world-wide recognized requirements that ensure organic status of textiles, from harvesting of the raw materials, through environmentally and socially responsible manufacturing up to labelling in order to provide a credible assurance to the end consumer. Textile processors and manufacturers are enabled to export their organic fabrics and garments with one certification accepted in all major markets.
The Higg Index is a suite of tools that enables brands, retailers, and facilities of all sizes - at every stage in their sustainability journey - to measure social and environmental sustainability performance. Developed by the Sustainable Apparel Coalition, the Higg Index is the leading assessment for standardized supply chain sustainability assessment. The Higg Index delivers a holistic overview that empowers businesses to make meaningful improvements that protect the well-being of factory workers, local communities, and the environment.
The ZDHC V2. 0 MRSL has been developed by an organisation commonly referred to as ZDHC. This tool is designed to support brands, retailers, suppliers, and manufacturers with a unified approach to managing chemicals during the processing of chemical formulations, within the apparel and footwear supply chain.
Better Cotton Initiative (BCI)
Reduce the environmental impact of cotton production. Improve livelihoods and economic development in cotton producing areas. Improve commitment to and flow of Better Cottonthroughout supply chain. Ensure the credibility and sustainability of the Better Cotton Initiative.
leanChain provides a secure, central solution for suppliers to more effectively run their businesses and be rewarded for doing so. It also gives brands the means to engage with their supply chain, and gain visibility and insight into chemical use throughout their supply chain. With safer chemistry, we can help create thriving, long-lasting supply chain relationships that improve the quality, health, and well-being of our planet, our drinking water, our society, and our global communities.
ISO 9001 Quality Management System
ISO 14001 Environmental Management System-Updated document awaited
ISO 45001 OHS Management System
ISO 13485 Medical Devices Quality Management System
ISO 50001 Energy Management System
Oeko-tex certificate (06.M.41304)
Oeko-tex document (20.HTR.08996)
Oeko-tex step certificate
Global organic textile standard
Organic content standard
Global recycling standard