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GOTS Connect

Mis à jour : mercredi 11 novembre 2020 11:14

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. 


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See the 2nd clip from our GOTS Connect - Screen to Screen series in Turkish by Elif Yaraşık. Elif our GOTS Representative in Turkey talks about the GOTS measurements during COVID from her home in Izmir

GOTS Connect-Ekrandan Ekrana serisinin  2. klibini görebilirsiniz, Elif Yaraşık Türkçe seslendirdi: Türkiye’deki GOTS Temsilcimiz, GOTS’un Covid dönemindeki  aktiviteleri hakkında bilgi veriyor.



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How to label a GOTS product correctly?

Connect with Otto Kersten, GOTS Protection Officer, and find out about how to label a GOTS product correctly. From who is allowed to label GOTS to how can I make sure to label correctly, Otto answers the most pressing questions.



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Connect with Prachi Gupta, Quality Assurance and Impact Expert to find out about the GOTS Monitor Water/Energy Tool.

GOTS environmental criteria require Certified Entities to monitor and have targets to reduce water and energy consumption in their companies. This is where the GOTS Monitor Water/Energy Tool can assist. From Prachi´s screen to yours, she is taking you through the salient features of this tool.


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Connect with Peter Born, GOTS Representative to Global Brands. 

Holding years of experience in the high-end apparel industry, Peter now provides Global Brands with in-depth information on the GOTS certification procedure and the standard.



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Tired of Greenwashing? Connect with Lori Wyman, GOTS Representative in North America.

Lori explains how you can trust the GOTS logo to verify that your clothing, bedding, and other textiles were not only made from organic fibres that were grown/raised on organic farms, but also how GOTS requires all steps throughout the supply chain to include stringent environmental and social criteria.



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 オーガニックテキスタイル世界基準 GOTSのご紹介 組織概要と基準

Connect with Miyoshi, GOTS Representative in Japan, to watch her introduction of the Global Organic Textile Standard (in Japanese).


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GOTS Produkte in Discountern? Franziska, GOTS-Repräsentantin in Deutschland, Österreich und Schweiz, gibt Antworten zu 'warum zertifizierte Produkte zu so niedrigen Preisen angeboten werden können', und 'ist das auch nachhaltig'? 

GOTS products in discounters? GOTS Representative in Germany, Austria and Switzerland Franziska gives answers to 'how certified products can be offered at low prices' and 'is that sustainable'? (in German).


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In this GOTS Connect clip Juliane Ziegler, GOTS Communication Executive presents the available GOTS Marketing Material for You. 

With the help of our GOTS Material, you´ll be able to better understand and promote GOTS to support our vision “making organic textile´s become a significant part of everyday life, enhancing people´s lives and the environment.”



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Introduction to GOTS and Organics! GOTS sets out requirements for the entire textile supply chain from field to fashion.

Connect with our GOTS Organic Production Specialist Lina Pfeifer and hear about how GOTS relates to the Organic movement, the GOTS requirements when it comes to organic fibre production and what makes GOTS the largest processing standard for organic textiles today.


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Connect with GOTS Greater China Representative Felicia Shi, who will navigate you through the GOTS website (in Chinese). 



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Greenwash and how to avoid it? Connect with Christopher Stopes, UK Representative, and find out why to trust sustainability claims substantiated by certification to GOTS.

Christopher talks about false sustainability claims, the key elements of true sustainability, and why to go for GOTS. Stay connected while staying apart!


GOTS Image Clip

Mis à jour : jeudi 30 avril 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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Mis à jour : lundi 17 novembre 2014 21:14

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

Lire la suite : Downloads


Mis à jour : jeudi 1 octobre 2020 15:51

La majorité des demandes reçues concernent les procédures de certification et les critères concernant le les opérations et les produits ou les exigences concernant l’étiquetage et l’utilisation du logo GOTS. Cette rubrique fournit des réponses aux questions les plus fréquentes.


GOTS Simple Show Clip

Mis à jour : mercredi 10 juin 2020 10:24

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

Lire la suite : GOTS Simple Show Clip