1. COMPARISON TABLE
A table comparing benefits, challenges, costs, who is certified and added value for Fairtrade labelling Organisations, SA8000, Soil Association, and WFTO.
Organic and ethical baby and childrenswear brand Frugi, has achieved organic certification by Control Union, formerly SKAL, in addition to GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standard) and SA 8000. Find out what steps were taken to achieve the certifications and why they chose them, and the benefits of the certification to the brand.
3. MANTIS WORLD
Holding an impressive range of certifications, including GOTS, Oeko Tex Association, REACH, Textile Exchange, find out more how Mantis World have succeeded in securing their credentials and how they have supported their work towards social compliance and with respect towards the environment. Learn how this leading manufacturer has incorporated sustainability into the heart of what they do.
Multi- award winning certified fair trade Panama hat and alpaca clothing brand, Pachacuti has successfully grown over 19 years into the UK’s only fair trade hat specialist. The first company in the world to complete the pilot for the new WFTO (World Fair Trade Organization- Sustainable Fair Trade Management System) certification and labelling scheme. In addition the brand gained accreditation from the Eco Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS) EU Environmental Regulations, a notable achievement as there are fewer than 100 EMAS accredited organisations in the UK. EMAS is designed to improve companies’ environmental performance. A key case study for those seeking to integrate sustainability throughout their business practices.
This resource forms a part of EFF’s Excellence in Ethical Fashion training programme and was prepared for intensive training delivered in June 2011.
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