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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: Friday, 07 August 2020 12:01

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.

Upcoming Clips: Criteria for chemicals, Criteria for textile processing facilities, GOTS and organic, GOTS Material for You and more. 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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Downloads

Last Updated: Wednesday, 29 July 2020 15:11

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: Monday, 10 August 2020 11:48

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

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Vacancies

Last Updated: Wednesday, 29 July 2020 15:07

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