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GOTS Press Release +++ GOTS first Canadian roundtable takes participants behind the scenes

01 September 2022
The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) is pleased to announce the inaugural GOTS roundtable at Seneca College in Toronto, Canada on October 5. Hosted by GOTS Representative in North America, Lori Wyman, this one-of-a-kind event is intended for textile industry professionals, members of the pr...

GOTS seeks public input for standard revision

22 April 2022
Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) seeks public input for standard revision   Press Release For immediate releaseStuttgart, 25th April 2022                                      ...

EU Strategy for Sustainable and Circular Textiles – an opportunity for organic textiles?

13 April 2022
The EU Commission has recently published the EU Strategy for Sustainable and Circular Textiles. This offers the ambitious vision that in only eight years, by 2030, textile products on the EU market will be long-lived, free of hazardous substances and produced respecting the environment and social...

GOTS Press Release +++ GOTS marks 20th anniversary with all-time high in certified facilities

23 February 2022

GOTS Statement on the article in the New York Times from February 13, 2022

15 February 2022
Clarification: GOTS is not a farm standard and therefore does not certify cotton. Instead, GOTS is the stringent voluntary global standard for the entire post-harvest processing of apparel and home textiles made with certified organic fibre and includes both environmental and social criteria.&nbs...