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Revised GOTS Standard Revision Procedure

17 January 2022
Keeping in mind the continuous evolution of the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS), Global Standard gGmbH has decided, in consultation with and under direction from the GOTS Advisory Council, to revise its Standard revision procedure and make it even more inclusive to all stakeholders. The r...
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“Sourcing Your Way” – Meet GOTS online at Texworld New York City

06 January 2022
Mark your calendars for 25-27 of January! In two weeks time, you will be able to connect with our GOTS Representative, Lori Wyman, and our most recent staff member Travis Wells, GOTS Protection Officer North America, during virtual booth-visits and panel discussion at Texworld! Don’t miss this op...
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IOAS withdraws GOTS accreditation from Onecert

03 January 2022
On 22 December 2021, the IOAS Accreditation Body informed GOTS that OneCert lost its accreditation to GOTS with immediate effect. OneCert has requested IOAS arbitration on this issue. Regardless of any such process, the decision to withdraw accreditation to GOTS Scope remains in effect. This mea...
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Delisting of 5 Indian Certification Bodies by the European Commission has no impact on GOTS supply chain

17 December 2021
Communication to certified entities dealing with the purchase of certified raw fibres from India Impact of the delisting of 5 Indian Certification Bodies by the European Commission for Category A (Unprocessed plant products) on the GOTS supply chain As you are aware, as a processing standard, G...
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GOTS statement on ECCHR's white paper

07 December 2021
GOTS takes decisive and swift actions against proven non-compliances or fraud. There are more than 12,000 GOTS certified facilities worldwide. As is standard procedure at GOTS, any allegations against a GOTS certified company are taken very seriously and investigated thoroughly. This is also the ...

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